Different doubts have been raised after issue of DOPT O.M. No. 31011/2/2003-estt[a} dated 18/06/2010 regarding relaxation of journey by air to visit Jammu and Kashmir.
The doubts have been clarified as under
1) Travel by private airline is permitted to all category of employees including those entitled to travel by air.
2) LTC 80 fare would apply to all cases including those entitled to travel by air irrespective of the airlines.