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13 FebICAO – Uniting Aviation

ICAO have released the latest instalment of their newsletter, Uniting Aviation. In this edition of the newsletter, they shed light on...Read More

31 OctOpen-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.

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05 AprAviation & Tourism Sectors Collaborate to Grow the Economy

Minister Derek Hanekom announces engagement with colleagues to deal with visa processing and abridged birth certificates Johannesburg- The travel trade, airlines,...Read More

19 JanTough climate continues for airlines

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

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19 JanRevised Yellow Fever Policy in South Africa

South African Government releases revised yellow fever vaccination policy. Click here to view the full document issued in January 2016.  

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15 SepAir Austral, Air Madagascar, Air Seychelles, Inter Ile Air & Air Mauritius seal their cooperation with L’ALLIANCE VANILLE

With a strong will to cooperate in order to reinforce their position in the Indian Ocean, airline companies, Air Austral, Air…

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12 JulBoard 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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09 JunNew 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…

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01 JunTourism 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…

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27 MayInternational 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…

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