News & Industry Affairs / AASA policies & regulations

  • AASA's mandate
    AASA is mandated to represent its Members on all issues related to the development of policy and regulations impacting airline business and operations. 
        AASA is recognised by government, public and private stakeholders as the representative airline association in the states of its Member Airlines.
         In respect of proposed new policy, legislation and regulations, AASA plays the leading role in coordinating the consultation and provision of feedback, comment and response on these proposals. 
        AASA is represented on statutory forums and Committees where these are constituted to facilitate the consultation process. Read more...

  • 2017 Aviation Policy & Airport Development white paper 
    More private funding envisaged for local airports. White paper into aviation policy and airport development seeks to raise funds and considers merging regulators that impose tariffs on passengers and airlines.
    February 23, 2017. Business Day by Karl Gernetsky. The long-awaited white paper into aviation policy and airport development seeks greater private-sector financing on airport infrastructure and also aims to integrate the sector’s operations. Read the Business Day article here online...