Saturday, July 13, 2013

IRCTC authorised agent to book air tickets for govt officials

New Delhi: The State-owned IRCTC has been appointed as an authorised agent for booking air tickets for official tours of government employees.
“It has now been decided to include IRCTC as an authorised agent for the purpose of booking air tickets on government account,” said a finance ministry office memorandum on guidelines on air travel on official tours and LTC.
Accordingly it said, if the services of a travel agent for booking air tickets on government account are to be availed of, “the services of IRCTC can also be availed of.”
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has been appointed in addition two other agents.
The Government officials can also book their air tickets directly from booking counters or websites of airlines.
12/07/13 Business Line