What is Space-A?
is short for "space available" travel on government owned or
contracted aircraft. Under the Space-A program, eligible
passengers can fill unused seats on DoD owned or contracted
aircraft once all of the duty passengers have been
accommodated. With patience and flexibility, you can
travel the world very inexpensively.
with Space-A travel depends on flexibility and good timing.
Since Space-A passengers travel only after all duty passengers
and air cargo have been accommodated, there is no guarantee
that a flight will have enough seats for every potential
customer. Space-A passengers should be prepared with
sufficient financial resources to cover the costs of lodging
and alternative transportation should seats not be available.
, "space available" travel is just that - space that is
available only after all mission requirements are fulfilled.
There is no
Many questions can
be answered with the "frequent questions" link to the left.
What is the
passengers must register (sign-up) with the departure
be performed online, by electronic mail, postal mail, fax or
in person. When you register, you will be assigned a
category of travel. Selection for travel is based on
your assigned category and the date/time of your sign-up.
Your sign-up is valid for 60 days or for the duration of your
leave orders or authorization, whichever occurs first.