DODD 4515.13 CE-02
AIR TRANSPORTATION ELIGIBILITY
|Publication Date:||9 February 2018|
Specific policies for operational support airlift (OSA) are located in DoDI 4500.43. Policies on the use of government aircraft and air travel are located in DoDD 4500.56. Policies on administrative use of motor vehicles are located in DoDI 4500.36. Policies on air passenger management and safety and quality control of civil air carriers are located in DoDI 4500.53. In addition, the issuance concerns:
a. All civil aircraft chartered by or on behalf of the DoD to provide passenger transportation, when the DoD is responsible for manifesting passengers.
b. DoD aircraft operated in a common-user airlift service, to include U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command (AMC) organic aircraft; OSA; theater-assigned organic aircraft; and other Service-owned aircraft when operated under a common-user role.
c. Any DoD aircraft when one or more passengers are civilians (including DoD and non- DoD civilian employees, couriers, travelers on public affairs events, dependents, contractors, and retirees) who are not part of the crew or on board the aircraft for operational support purposes.
Purpose: This issuance:
In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01, implements policies for the eligibility of passengers, cargo, and human remains for transportation on DoD aircraft.
Prescribes policies and assigns responsibilities for the transportation of DoD-sponsored passengers, cargo, and human remains in accordance with DoDD 4500.09E, DoDD 4500.56, and DoD Instruction (DoDI) 4500.57.
Establishes and prescribes implementing policies for the space-available travel program.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance:
a. Applies to:
(1) OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff (CJCS), the Combatant Commands (CCMDs), the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").
(2) The Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service, under agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, under agreement with the Department of Commerce.
b. Does not apply to:
(1) The eligibility of passengers, cargo, and human remains for transportation on rotary wing, tilt rotary wing, or Presidential aircraft.
(2) DoD personnel traveling on foreign military aircraft. Refer to DoDD 5030.61, "DoD Airworthiness Policy."
c. If this issuance conflicts with the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR), the JTR, as applicable, takes precedence.