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From Chuck Weber, your Veteran Service Officer...

Space Available Flight Eligibility

 Dependents of Permanently and Totally Disabled Vets Added


A recent regulations change allows dependent family members of permanently and totally disabled veterans to fly on space-available, or Space-A, flights. The eligibility requirements for Space-A travel, added dependents of permanently and totally disabled veterans. In 2019, those veterans became eligible to fly Space-A on regularly scheduled military passenger aircraft, joining retirees and their spouses; National Guard and Reserve members on the Active Status List; and surviving spouses of those who died on active duty. However, the dependents of those disabled veterans were not allowed to accompany them on Space-A flights.


The regulation change states that dependents of permanently and totally disabled veterans may accompany the veteran on flights within the continental United States (CONUS) or on flights between CONUS and Alaska, Hawaii or U.S. territories. Dependents cannot travel without the veteran sponsor.


For up-to-date information and details, check out the Air Mobility Command's Space-A travel website. https://www.amc.af.mil/Home/AMC-Travel-Site/AMC-Space-Available-Travel-Page.


Source:  MOAA Newsletter | February 24, 2021 (edited)


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