The Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA) represents the interests of its African and International members to government, airport operators and other stakeholders in the airline industry with the aim of facilitating and further developing a safe, efficient and viable aviation industry in South Africa.
The Great Company We Keep
BARSA members represent some of the top global airline brands that connect South Africa to world markets, both as a tourist and as well as an investment destination of choice. This makes BARSA a key role player in the development of South Africa’s aviation industry and air transport sector – and a strategic partner in growing the country’s economy, sustainable employment and skills.
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Airlines Financial Monitor – September-October 2018
Key points: The initial airline financial releases for Q3 2018 indicate that the squeeze on profit margins from higher input costs...
Open-skies could boost tourism and trade
There are very few industries that have tentacles that extend into many parts of the economy. Aviation is one such industry. There is virtually no large-scale business in the world that does not make use of aviation, whether to transport its employees to bustling commercial destinations or airlift cargo to far away markets.