Temporary Duty.whats TDY?
You just bid with that base you are TDYing in for that month. So depending on your seniority you will get a line, or sit reserve.Temporary Duty.
When an airline has a short-term shortage of pilots in one particular airport they bring in crews from other bases to cover the one that is short. They might sit reserve at a hotel for the month, or be assigned trips.
You get per diem 24/7 the whole month. So even on your day off, your making per diem!It can be a good deal as opposed to sitting reserve at home if you want to make a bit of extra money in per diem since even if you are sitting at a hotel on reserve you are away from your actual base and you are getting per diem the whole time.