Are Space A flights available now?
The Air Mobility Command has announced that Space Available (Space-A) travel on military aircraft has returned for travelers to pre-pandemic availability. According to a press release, as of April 22, 2022, all restrictions on Space-A travel had been lifted.
How do you schedule a Space flight?
One way to get schedule information is to phone/visit the terminal and ask the PSAs about their nominal schedules. Typically they will only give you info on flights departing within the next 72 hours.
Can retirees use Space A?
Can Retirees use Space-A? Yes. Uniformed Services Retirees (receiving retirement pay and possessing a BLUE Retiree ID Card) and their accompanying dependents can travel Space-A anywhere that Space-A is allowed.
What means seat release?
Seats Released: The final number of Space A seats that were released. It may differ from what was posted on the 72-hour schedule. Seats Used: The number of Space A passengers occupying the seats.
Can 100 disabled veterans travel Space a?
When congress signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act last year,100% service connected disabled Veterans became eligible for Space Available Travel.
Are military hops still available?
Military hops are only available at certain bases and you never know where available planes may be going or how many seats will be available. I consider the ability to fly for free on military flights to be one of the best benefits for military families.
Can disabled veterans fly Space A?
Many disabled veterans are now eligible to fly Space-A on military aircraft. The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act allows veterans with a permanent and total service-connected Department of Veterans Affairs disability rating to travel space available on military aircraft.
How do Space A flights work?
Space A Flights are when military flights have unfilled seats and can offer them for free to military personnel and their dependents. Some surcharges may apply for international flights but these are usually around the $10 mark. If you are able to take advantage, you can travel for free. Yes, for free!
Can military spouses fly Space A?
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.
What happens if I don’t choose a seat?
When you don’t reserve a seat on a flight you will be assigned whatever seats have not been booked yet. This is pretty fine when you are traveling alone and you will be assigned a seat in your business class of booking with ease.
Can you choose a seat after booking a flight?
You can choose your seat when you’re buying most tickets, through Manage Reservations after you’ve purchased your ticket, or during check-in.
Where can I find space-a flight schedules and information on Facebook?
The Rota passenger terminal Facebook page. Most military passenger terminals at bases worldwide have a Facebook page where they post Space-A flight schedules and information. While it’s not absolutely necessary to have a Facebook account to view the passenger terminal Facebook pages, having an account makes it easier to track activity.
Where can I find flight schedules and other travel information?
Most military passenger terminals with active Space-A programs at bases worldwide have a web page on which they post flight schedules and other travel information. Air Mobility Command (AMC) passenger terminals each have their own page on the AMC website.
Where can I find AMC flight schedules?
Air Mobility Command (AMC) passenger terminals each have their own page on the AMC website. Here’s how to find those AMC flight schedules and use the information to plan your Space-A travel.
What do date date and destination mean on flight schedules?
Date: The date of the flight or, more accurately, the date of the original Roll Call (the flight may not have departed the same day). Destination: same as in the 72 hour flight schedule, there may have been multiple destinations for a flight. Seats Released: The final number of Space A seats that were released.