OLD AGE SOLUTIONS

Portal on Technology Initiative for Disabled and Elderly
An Initiative of Ministry of Science & Technology (Govt. of India)
Brought to you by All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Schemes


Barrier Free Environment



Programme for Old Persons



N S A P



Annapurna Scheme



Free Legal Aids



Rebates



Concessions



Mediclaim/Health Insurance



Health Facilities



NGO’s & Voluntary



Miscellaneous



National Policy

Air Travel

The Ministry of Civil Aviation provides air concession for the senior citizens as below:

Indian Airlines Scheme

50 % discount on normal economic class fare for all domestic flights to Indian Senior Citizens subject to certain conditions. Full IATT, PSF, Insurance Charges applicable.

Eligibility

Indian male senior citizens of 65 years and above. Indian female Senior Citizens of 63 years and above.

Document Needed
  • Age proof
  • Voter ID
  • Ration Card

Conditions for Availing
  • Only Indian National residing in India
  • Round trip/Circle trip journey permitted
  • Minimum stay of 7 days at destination
  • Re-routing not permitted

Confirm tickets to be purchased at least 7 days prior to departure

How to Avail
  • Fill up the prescribed form Attach a proof of age.
  • Enclose a minimum stay proof.

Air India

Air India Limited is presently offering the following concessions to its passengers: (4A) Senior Citizens Discount

Application

All types of journeys in Economy Class on Domestic Sectors.

Age Care in India — National Initiative on Care for Elderly
Fares

45% of the Normal Economy Class Basic Fare. Taxes and Surcharges applicable

Documentation

Senior Citizen's Discount will be offered on submission of the following documents.

Station Manager / Reservation Manager is authorised to approve any other document for 'Proof of Age' besides those listed in (a), if he feels otherwise satisfied. He may also under exceptional circumstances, depending upon the merit of the case, use his discretion for granting Senior Citizen's Discount.

AIR-INDIA will issue Identity Cards to the Senior Citizens free of cost when an application, filled in duplicate, in the format as per 'Appendix 'A' along with two stamp-size photographs and document for proof of age and Resident status is submitted to an AIR-INDIA Office.

Signature of the Senior Citizen on the 'Form' or on the 'Identity Card' issued for the grant of Senior Citizen Discount is not mandatory. Presence of the Senior Citizen for issuance of the Ticket or Identity Card will not be required so long as the photographs and the document for the 'Proof of Age' and Resident Status are submitted.

Once the Identity Card is made 'Application Form' will not be required to be filled each time a ticket is purchased under Senior Citizen Discount.

At the Time of check-in: the Identity Card or the Ticket Jacket having the photograph of the Senior Citizen.

Private Airlines also prove air concessions to the senior citizens as follow:

Sahara India
Airlines Scheme

50 % discount on basic fare for all domestic flights in economy class

Eligibility

Senior citizens of 65 years and above.

Document Needed

Age proof

Age Care in India — National Initiative on Care for Elderly
How to Avail
  • No prescribed form. Apply on a plain paper with a proof of age

Jet Airways Scheme

50 % discount on basic fare for all domestic flights in economy class

Eligibility

Senior citizens of 65 years and above.

Document Needed

Proof of age A certified copy of anyone of the following
  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate.
  • LIC policy. Voter identity card. Birth certificate issued by authority.
  • Passport. Ration Card
  • Driving License
  • Certificate from Employer of Public Sector Undertaking Government Organization
  • Photocopy of the document on residence proof
  • Two recent passport size photographs

Conditions for Availing
  • To make an advance booking before 7 days.
  • To show a minimum stay of at least 7 days.

How to Avail
  • Fill up the prescribed form.
  • Apply on a plain paper with a proof of age.
  Copyright 2015-AIIMS. All Rights reserved Visitor No. - Website Hit Counter Powered by: VMC Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd.