12/16/20: COVID Cases and Testing

As the spike in cases continues around the globe, we are seeing several pilots removed from duty due to close contact status with positive family members. Please consider taking every opportunity you have to get tested before possibly exposing your fellow crew members. A positive test while on a trip will normally place several other crew members in a lengthy …


The Company has informed us that future KIX layovers will allow some movement outside of the hotel. Unfortunately, the KIX area just went under an emergency order that will delay any of these changes until at least 15Dec. When allowed, the changes will be detailed in the hotel “welcome letter.”


Flights to these areas, including turns, require additional action that must be completed before arrival. Not having all paperwork, emails, etc. complete before arrival can result in unnecessary delays. See the CIQ for necessary info.

12/1/20: KIX Layover Quarantine Changes

The Company has informed us that KIX layovers will now allow some movement outside of the hotel. The specific rules and allowances will be printed on the hotel “welcome letter.” This change is only for KIX as of this time.

12/1/20: Paris and Dubai COVID Testing

FCIF 20-0863 announced optional COVID testing in Paris at the Airport Marriott hotel and Pullman Bercy hotel and FCIF 20-0856 announced optional COVID testing in Dubai at the airport.

12/1/20: Country Rules and CIQ Procedures Update

Pilots continue to encounter many problems – often with deadheads – that can be alleviated by reviewing this document on PFC. This document contains the pertinent information you need and should be the first place as you prepare. Please read the document first and then call the Duty Officer if you still have any questions.   Some recent issues include: CANADA: …