LTC Air Travel by Private Airlines is allowed
Now many queries have been raised that whether LTC Air Travel by Private Airlines is allowed to visit NER , JK and Port Blair ?
As the Carry Forward LTC for the Block year 2014-17 ends with 31st December 2018 [ Click to Know LTC Block Year and Grace period] , answering this question will help the govt servants to utilise this LTC .
Conversion of Home Town LTC to visit NER, Jammu Kashmir and Port Blair, by Air Travel is extended up to 25-9-2020 as per the Order issued by DOPT. According to this order the Air Travel can be made by Private Airlines
As per the DOPT OM dated 20-9-2018 [ See the Order], Permission to undertake journey to J&K, NER and A&N by private airlines is granted. Government servants can undertake the Journey to Jammu Kashmir, NER and Andaman Nicobar Islands according to their entitlement.
Who are eligible to avail this LTC by Air Travel?
Air Travel Entitlement is allowed for the Government Servants those who are drawing Level 9 and above. So, the Government servants entitled to travel by air may avail this concession from their Headquarters in their entitled class of air by any airlines subject to the maximum fare limit of LTC-80
The Govt Employees in Level 8 and below – From where they can undertake the Air Travel
The Government servants 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 in the following sectors:
(a) Between Kolkata / Guwahati and any place in NER.
(b) Between Kolkata / Chennai, Visakhapatnam and Port Blair.
(c) Between Delhi / Amritsar and any place in J&K