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					THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS
Finance Division

Contract and Grant Accounting

FLY AMERICA ACT - FORM
A statement executed by the traveler justifying the use of a foreign flag air carrier for any part of foreign travel must be entered on or attached to the travel voucher, transportation request, or any other payment document. Each request for a change in route or schedule which involved the use of a foreign flag air carrier must be accompanied by a statement justifying such use. Expenditures for commercial foreign air transportation on foreign air carrier(s) will be disallowed unless there is attached to the appropriate voucher a certificate or memorandum adequately explaining why service by U.S. flag air carrier(s) is not available, or why it was necessary to use a foreign air carrier. Fly America Act – UTD Policy The following is provided as a standard form for preparing the justification statement: FLY AMERICA ACT - STANDARD JUSTIFICATION STATEMENT FORM I certify that it is/was necessary for _______________________________________________________________________________________
(Name of the traveler)

to use ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name of foreign flag air carrier/s)

on flight number ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
(Flight identification number)

between _______________________________________________ and _________________________________________________________
(Flight origination point) (Flight destination)

on route from ____________________________________________ to __________________________________________________________
(Flight origination point) (Flight destination)

on this date __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(Date of the flight)

For the following reason For travel to and from the United States  The traveler's origin or destination airport, and the use of U.S. flag air carrier service would extend the time in a travel status, including delay at origin and accelerated arrival at destination by at least 24 hours more than travel by foreign air carrier………  An interchange point, and the use of U.S. flag air carrier service would require the traveler to wait 6 hours or more to make connections at that point, or delayed departure from or accelerated arrival at the gateway airport in the United States would extend the time in a travel status by at least 6 hours more than travel by a foreign air carrier………………………………………..

(Select most appropriate)

 Other reason (Provide explanation) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Travel between two points outside the United States  Travel by foreign air carrier eliminated two or more aircraft changes en route …………………………………………………………  The use of the U.S. flag air carrier would extend the time in travel status by at least 6 hours more than travel by a foreign air carrier …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...

 Other reason (Provide explanation) ....................................................................................................................................................... ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

I certify the truthfulness and accuracy of the information provided.

FLY AMERICA ACT - STANDARD JUSTIFICATION STATEMENT FORM

REVISED: 2/15/2005 BY: LKO017000

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