City Pair Program (CPP)
The OMB-designated Best-in-Class City Pair Program procures and manages discounted air passenger transportation services for federal government travelers. At its inception in 1980 this service covered only 11 markets, and now covers over 13,000 markets. Today, CPP offers four different contract fares.
|Origin||Destination||Airline||Service||One-way airfare||Effective date||Expiration date|
Note for international fares: City codes, such as Washington (WAS), are used for international routes.
Federal travelers should use their authorized travel management system when booking airfare.
If these services are not fully implemented, travelers should use these links:
Download the City Pair contract awards below to have them available offline. The files update after 11:59 pm Eastern Time on standard business days.
To read more about the contract award highlights, please see our Award highlights.
|Fare type||Fare code||Fare description|
|Contract coach fares||_CA||Deeply discounted fare with limited availability|
|YCA||Last seat availability|
|Other contract fares1||_CP||International premium economy fare|
|_CB||Business class fare|
|1. Agency approval required to book|
City Pair Program benefits and info
CPP offers government travelers extra features and flexibility when planning official travel, in addition to maintaining deep program discounts. These include:
- Fully refundable tickets.
- No advance purchase required.
- No change fees or cancelation penalties.
- Stable prices which enables accurate travel budgeting.
- No blackout dates.
- Fares priced on one-way routes, permitting agencies to plan multiple destinations.
CPP is a mandatory use, government-wide program, designated as a Best-In-Class procurement by OMB. The program delivers best value airfares, and ensures federal agencies effectively and efficiently meet their mission.
CPP saves the federal government time and money by maintaining one government-wide air program. At the acquisition level CPP delivers data analysis, compliance, and uses strategic sourcing to optimize its service.