Welcome to the Board of Airline Representatives South Africa

The Board of Airline Representative of South Africa (BARSA) is the representative association of the international airlines operating to South Africa and provides the single concerted voice on policy and other matters in relation to […]


Industry Profitability Improves

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revised its 2016 financial outlook for global air transport industry profits upwards to $39.4 billion (from $36.3 forecast in December 2015). That is expected to be generated on revenues […]

IATA urges governments to address Airline Blocked Funds

Carriers Face Significant Repatriation Problems in Five Countries

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to respect international agreements obliging them to ensure airlines are able to repatriate their revenues.

“Air connectivity is vital […]

Passenger Demand Growth Slows: Brussels Attacks Disrupt European Traffic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for April showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.6%–the slowest pace since January 2015. April capacity (available […]

DoH to intensify Yellow Fever surveillance at points of entry

The Department of Health has announced that it is to intensify surveillance screening of points of entry into South Africa, for more details click here

Government negotiators receive encouragement from aviation industry leaders

A High Level Meeting being convened by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on 11 May received executive-level support from the aviation industry today, as leaders representing all parts of the sector encouraged governments to […]