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Tough climate continues for airlines

According to June Crawford – CEO of BARSA, “risks concerning policy uncertainty, the junk status of the country and weak economic...

Board of Airline Representatives appoints industry stalwart as general manager

The Board of Airline Representatives South Africa (BARSA) has appointed experienced aviation and tourism professional, Ndiphiwe Ntuli, in the new role...

Board of Airlines Representatives South Africa appoints experienced, innovative exco to lead association

A new Executive Committee takes the reins at the Board of Airline Representatives South Africa (BARSA) this week, steering the association in...

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New Immigration rules to cost South Africa R6.8b in lost tourism

Effective 01 July 2014 children under the age of 18 will be required to produce an unabridged birth certificate in addition...

Tourism Business Council and BARSA welcomes new Tourism Minister

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) and BARSA, a member of TBCSA, welcomes the appointment of Derek Hanekom as...

International airlines brace for SA’s new travelling with minors rule

As the new requirement for unabridged birth certificates for all children travelling in South Africa comes into effect on 1 June...

BARSA on violence against foreign nationals

The Board of Airline Representatives South Africa stands firmly with South Africa’s travel and tourism sectors against the recent outbreaks of...

Tourism trade shut out of visa meeting

June Crawford, CEO of Barsa said, to Barsa’s knowledge, none of the tourism and travel industry associations that had been working...

International Airline Association consultant appointed on Transport Sector BBBEEE Charter Council

Board of Airline Representatives South Africa HR and Training Consultant Carol-Anne Cairns has been officially appointed as a member of South...