Updated August 1, 2011
Air travel for all state funded executive branch travelers, including board and commission members, clients, witnesses, etc. is arranged by E-Travel.
Use E-Travel Online when possible. Create your own prelim by using the research option and email the itinerary to the approver and/or traveler. Once approved, a ticket is purchased using E-Travel Online. A final itinerary will be sent to the emails in the travel profile.
Alternatively call USTravel at 1-866-762-8728 or 907-500-4292 to make a reservation. USTravel will send a preliminary or final itinerary depending on approval status.
USTravel can be used for these types of travel, at the department's option.
For rural air only travel to Alaska communities that are not serviced by Alaska Airlines, ERA, or Pen Air and do not include commercial lodging or car rental, the use of E-Travel / USTravel is optional, ONLY when travel is booked on one of the following carriers and a State form of payment is used.
Alaska Air Transit - Bering Air - Everts Air - Grant Aviation - Homer Air - Pacific Airways - Promech Air - Smokey Bay Air - Taquan Air - Warbelow's Air Ventures - Wings of Alaska - Wright Air Service - Yute Air
NOTE: Rural carries not listed above must be booked through USTravel. Once an airline reservation is booked with or modified by an airline, USTravel no longer has the ability to make further changes or provide other assistance on that itinerary or to reconcile the billing with the carrier.
Routing changes/personal deviation and personal credit cards policies are outlined in AAM 60.080.
Hotels require a direct bill application from the requestor before authorizing this type of payment.
USTravel staff assists State agencies with billing and service issues between State and travel providers.
Fees may apply to this service.
Please contact the ETMT with any questions regarding these standards.