Travel in private airlines is now allowed for J & K on LTC-DOPT Order Dated 28Nov.2014.
DOPT issued a recent O.M. in which it is clarified that travel in private airlines is now allowed while travelling to Jammu and Kashmir on LTC.
Officers entitled to travel by air can travel to any place in J&K by private airlines from their headquarters.Officers NOT entitled to travel by air can also fly to any place in J&K by private airlines from Delhi or Amritsar only.Air travel by private airlines is to be performed in Economy Class only an at LTC-80 fare of Air India or less.
Air Tickets to be purchased directly from the airlines (Booking counters, website of airlines) or by utilizing the service of Authorized Travel Agents viz. ‘M/s Balmer Lawrie & Company’, ‘M/s Ashok Travels & Tours’ and ‘IRCTC’