PBS Help

PBS Bid Inquiry Form

The best way to contact someone is to fill out the PBS Bid Inquiry form on Deltanet. A copy is sent to the Delta PBS Administrator as well as the ALPA PBS Committee.

PBS Bid Inquiry Form on Deltanet

Web App Info and Updates

Address for the Web App: https://dalpbs.navblue.aero/webapp

Reduced Lower Limit (RLL) Information
Web App Scrolling

Videos

Delta Air Lines PBS Working Group channel
NAVBLUE WebApp Videos

Guides and Manuals

It is important that you read the disclaimers on all of these documents:

PBS Quick Start
PBS Basics
PBS Reference Handbook (Version 2 - Aug 2019)
NAVBLUE PBS Bidder Guide
NAVBLUE Online html help
Scheduling Reference Handbook

FAR Information

FAR 117 Quick Reference Guide
FAR 117 text at ecfr.gov

PBS Notepads

Notepad 19-05 -- Line Award Process
Notepad 19-04 -- PBS Top-Down Logic
Notepad 19-03 -- Q3 2019 PBS Software Updates
Notepad 19-02 -- Bid Window & Vacation Slide/Any Tips
Notepad 19-01 -- PBS Reserve Bidding
Notepad 17-06 -- PBS Program Updates
Notepad 17-02 -- WebApp FAQs
Notepad 16-01 -- Q1 2016 Software Updates and Reminders
Notepad 15-01 -- PBS Updates and Reminders
Notepad 14-03 -- LOA 14-01 PBS Changes and 2q Software Release

Calculators

Reserve Pay Calculator:

This is a tool that allows you to enter current months information (as well as vacation time, CQ time, etc.) to see how many x days and SC days you’ll have for the month as well as an estimation of your reserve pay . This was created to help answer e-mails with reserve questions. This may not cover every scenario and is offered on a use at your own risk basis.

PBS Reserve Pay Excel Spreadsheet
Online version of the Reserve Pay Excel Spreadsheet

 

Reserve Line Simulator:

This is a tool that allows you to switch days from X to R and see how many work days you have used in a row, X day blocks, etc. This was created to help answer e-mails with reserve questions. This may not cover every scenario and is offered on a use at your own risk basis.

PBS reserve line simulator in Excel
Online version of PBS Reserve simulator