Press Releases

02 OctAirlines welcome reopening regulations


While there is still uncertainty about government regulations relating to the reopening of South Africa’s borders, airlines have welcomed the decision…

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29 MayIATA, AASA and BARSA Call on South Africa’s Government for direct financial relief to Aviation as an economic safeguard


 Johannesburg, South Africa – The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) and the Board of…

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26 MarGovernment Notice: Final lockdown regulations


The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs have released, lockdown regulations for South Africa. VIEW NOTICE

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18 MarTravel Advisory in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic


The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa is issuing this Travel Advisory in light of the…

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03 FebCEO June Crawford bids BARSA farewell after 6 Years


Board of Airline Representatives (BARSA) CEO June Crawford has announced that she will be stepping down from her role, effective…

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15 NovMeeting with Minister of Tourism


BARSA and its Airline Members, together with other industry role players met with the Minister of Tourism, Honourable Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane…

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15 NovUnabridged Birth Certificates


In June 2015 BARSA was the first to object to the introduction of the Unabridged Birth Certificate introduction. We wrote an…

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12 JunQantas calls agents to register for new channel


QANTAS’S new distribution channel, Qantas Channel, will be available from August 1 in the South African market. Registration, which is free,…

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03 JunAviation Industry disappointed by the resignation of SAA


Released: 3 June 2019 The Board of Airline Representatives South Africa (BARSA) were surprised and disappointed to learn about the resignation…

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29 MayNewly elected BARSA board poised to bring fresh perspective to the Aviation Industry


Johannesburg, 28 May 2019, The Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA) has appointed a new Board of Directors at…

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