Office of the Controller General of Defence Accounts
Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt - 110010
Dated : 03/05/2011
To, All PCsDA/ CsDA
Sub: Sanction for Travel by Private Airlines for official purposes due to the ongoing Strike of Air India Pilots.
As you may be aware that the Air India Pilots have gone on an indefinite Strike, due to which majority of the Air India Flights have been cancelled.
2. This HQrs. office had taken up one such case with the Ministry of Civil Aviation for according permission to an officer to Travel by Private Airlines since the Air India Flights are not operating due to strike by Air India Pilots.
3. Ministry of Civil Aviation has accorded approval for Travel by Private Airlines on Official Purposes till the ongoing Strike by Air India Pilots is called off.
4. It is therefore advised that all claims for travel by Private Airlines in respect of entitled officers on Official Purposes during this period may please be dealt with accordingly.
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