Clarification from PCDA : Air Travel on Private Airlines
A clarification order has been issued by the Department of PCDA yesterday on its official website to obtain specific sanction for journey by private airlines. We have reproduced the contents of the order and given below for your ready reference…
TRAVEL ON PRIVATE AIR LINES-CLARIFICATION
For travel on official tours i.e. permanent posting & temporary duty by Airlines other than Air India because of operational or other reasons or on account of non availability of Air India flights, individual cases for relaxation are to be referred to M/o Civil Aviation. The same is not required for the areas or sectors where Ministry of Civil Aviation have issued specific sanction for journey by private airlines e.g. officer posted in NER, Delhi-Leh-Delhi sector or for sectors like Patna-Ranchi, Patna-Kolkata, Bangalore-Coimbatore and Bangalore-Kochi etc.