“Humanitarian Airfares” are Real, Relevant, Can be Significant and Aren’t Just for Humanitarian-Specific Travel. Funny language, English. For all of the words in it, it seems like they still may no be enough – or the right ones in the right places. We have been sharing information on what are traditionally known as “humanitarian airfares,” how they work and how they can result in significant cost savings. But these are not your grandfather’s “humanitarian airfares” anymore. As NGOs evolve in … Continued

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We Can Decipher the Fly America Act. The Fly America Act (49 U.S.C. 40118) requires federal employees and their dependents, consultants, contractors, grantees, USAID contractors and others performing United States Government financed foreign air travel to travel by U.S. flag air carriers. So, for example, if your NGO has received any sort of U.S. Government support, you must fly on U.S. airlines. Sometimes. Then this is where the U.S. General Services Administrations says: “The United States Government has entered into … Continued

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