What Does This Committee Do?

The PBS Committee works with the company and the Inflight Crew Planning Department to maintain the company’s preferential bidding system and oversee the bidding and bid award processes.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Regularly communicate with and provide updates to the MEC

  • Keep members knowledgeable about changes to the preferential bidding system, common mistakes and errors, misunderstandings about the system, and other topics of interest

  • Provide assistance to Flight Attendants through base sits, one-on-one training sessions, and telephone support during the monthly bidding window and as requested by the MEC or LECs

  • Communicate with the LEC Presidents to understand the needs and challenges of Flight Attendants holding reserve schedules and provide bid assistance

Who Do I Contact?


For assistance, contact a member of the MEC PBS Committee.  


Committee Members:

MEC Preferential Bidding System (PBS) Committee

Greg Wickstrom


Patrick Smith