LTC by air using private airlines by Central Government Employees allowed in certain cases

Air Travel of Railway officials - Consolidated instructions regarding delegation of powers to GMs

LTC by Air for Central Government Employees using private airlines in economy class is allowed while travelling to NER, Andaman and J&K

Central Government Employees entitled to travel by air may avail LTC from their Headquarters in their entitled class of air by any airlines subject to the maximum fare limit of LTC-80.

Central Government Employees not entitled to travel by air are allowed to travel by air in Economy class by any airlines subject to the maximum fare limit of LTC-80.

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

LTC in Flights Under Udaan Scheme

07 FEB 2019 by PIB Delhi

At present, the officials of Central Government are allowed to travel by Air India flights only while availing LTC. However, the facility to avail tickets in all airlines including private airlines is admissible at present in case of LTC in lieu of Home Town/All India LTC travel to North East Region (NER), Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and Andaman & Nicobar (A&N), in relaxation to Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 under certain conditions. There is no proposal at present to allow Government officials to travel by private airlines for the purpose of LTC.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

LTC Rules: Relaxation to travel by air to visit NER, J&K and A&N by private airlines – Checkout detailed information

Source: PIB 

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