Invitation to tender Regional Air Services in Norway as of 1 April 2000

Invitation to tender Regional Air Services in Norway as of 1 April 2000

VI Social discounts

A Senior citizen discount

1. Application

The discount is applied for the following travels in Norway: OW (one way) and RT (return).

2. Eligibility

The senior citizen discount is applicable as follows:

a) Persons aged from 67 years

b) Blind persons aged from 16 years

c) Disabled persons aged from 16 years who receive pension according to the Norwegian law of ’Folketrygd’ of 17 June 1966 or similiar law in any EEA country.

a)Students aged from 16 years attending special schools for people with hearing problems.

The discount is also applicable for:

b)Accompanying spouse irrespective of age, or a persom who has to accompany persons included in a)-d). Spouse is man/woman, even unmarried, living together with head of family in the same household. The person entitled to discount decides the need for escort.

c)Note: This discount is not applicable when the travel is paid for by the government and/or social security office.

3. Fares

50 pct. of published normal Y-fare. Retroactive application is not permitted.

4. Children’s/infants’ fares

Not permitted.

12. Routing

According to attached routing to the normal Y-fare.

16. Reservations

Reservations are to be made in M-class.

21. Agents’ discounts

Not permitted.

22. Tour conductor discounts

Not permitted.

23. Travel together

The family must travel together on all flights for the entire journey (see e) and f) under point 2 Eligibility) . If not, the discount is applicable to accompanying spouse only on the portions travelling together.

Exception: After departure individual travel is permitted in the event of illness (certificate required).

24. Documentation

Following documents must be present at time of ticketing:

a) For persons aged from 67 years proof of age (passport or other official document).

b) People under age 67 years who receive pension, must provide proof of eligibility by means of official documentation according to the Norwegian law of ’Folketrygd’, chapter 8 § 8-3. Blind persons must provide proof from a social security office and/or ’Norges Blindeforbund’. Persons from other EEA countries must provide similar documentation from their home country.

c) Students aged from 16 years, attending special schools for people with hearing problems, must present a student certificate and a letter from the social security office stating that the student is receiving pension according to the Norwegian law of ’Folketrygd’. Persons from other EEA countries must provide similar documentation from their home country.

B Children’s discount

Travellers aged under 16 years at the day of departure shall in any case be entitled to a fare not higher than 50 pct. of the published normal Y-fare.

An adult (aged from 16 years) may carry a child aged under 2 years for free, provided that the child does not occupy its own seat and when travelling together on the entire journey.

This page was last updated March 26 1999 by the editors