Govt allows officers to travel in airlines other than AirIndia

NEW DELHI: Government has relaxed the rules of air travel by its officials allowing them to fly in airlines other than Air India but with certain conditions.

In an office memorandum, the Home Ministry said officers are now allowed to travel by airlines other than Air India in deserving cases due to operational or non-availability or other reasons with effect from April 1, 2016.

Quoting a communication of the Civil Aviation Ministry, Home Ministry said it has devised guidelines as well as proforma for requests for relaxation to travel by airlines other than Air India.

The laid down conditions to avail the facility include request for relaxation must be submitted to Integrated Finance Division (IFD) at least 7 working days in advance from the date of travel, submission of non availability of seats (NAS) certificate issued by authorised agents besides others. (AGENCIES)