Other Authorized FTR Exceptions

What you should know

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Other Exceptions

  • No U.S. flag air carrier provides service on a particular leg of the route
  • A U.S. flag air carrier involuntarily re-routes your travel on a foreign air carrier
  • Use of the U.S flag air carrier would at least double your en-route travel time
  • Use of foreign air carrier is necessary for medical or safety reasons

Specific Exceptions for travel between U.S. and Foreign Country:

  • Use of a nonstop U.S. flag air carrier would extend travel time by more than 24 hours
  • Use of a U.S. flag air carrier without nonstop service that would
         > Require Aircraft changes outside the U.S. by 2 or more
         > Extend travel time by at least 6 hours or more

         > Require a connecting time of 4 hours or more at an overseas point

Specific exceptions for travel between two points outside the U.S.

Use of a U.S. flag air carrier would:

  • Require aircraft changes outside the U.S. by 2 or more
  • Extend travel time by at least 6 hours or more
  • Require a connecting time of 4 hours or more at an overseas point