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    • BARSA MEETING WAS HELD AT THE JEDDAH HILTON HOTEL ON 17 MAR JOINT WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF REPRESENTATIVE FROM HAJ MINISTRY OF HAJJ AFFAIRS AND GACA TO PRSEINT THE PRESENTATION ON THE NEW UMRAH ELECTRONIC PATH.SMP SHOTS ON OCCASION:

    • BARSA MEETING WAS HELD AT THE JEDDAH MERIDIEN HOTEL ON 25AUGUST 2013 JOINT WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF REPRESENTATIVE FROM VARIOUS GOVERNMENT AGENCIES WORKING AT KING ABULAZIZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO DISCUSS ISSUEUES RELETVANT TO HAJ OPERATION FOR 1434H.

    • BARSA ANNUAL SOCIAL GATHERING WAS HELD IN THE EVENING ON MONDAY13 FEB2012 AT JEDDAH SHIRATON HOTEL.
      MR ABDULAZIZ AL-HAZMI BARSA CHAIRMAN WELCOMED THE GUESTS
      THE OCCASION WAS PRINCIPALLY FOR WELCOMING REWORDS REPRESENTATE FROM GACA AND THE NEW REPRESENTATIVES AND BIDDING FAREWELL TO THE OUTGOING ONES.
      APRESTATION.

  • The Board of the Airlines Representatives - Saudi Arabia (BARSA) convened its annual meeting under the chairmanship of H.E. Mr. Abdul Aziz Al-Hazmi - Deputy Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines, Chairman of BARSA, on Sunday 2nd of Dhu al-Qadah 1431H corresponding to 10th of October 2010G at Jeddah Meridian Hotel in the presence of both the Representatives of the concerned government authorities and the Managers of the airline companies operating in the Kingdom to discuss the preparations regarding the Hajj season of the current Hegira year.

    In his opening speech on this occasion, the Chairman of BARSA reviewed the efforts exerted by both Saudi Arabian Airlines ad the other airline companies participating in the process of Hajj operations to promote the service standards provided to the pilgrims on board of their respective Hajj flights as well as in all the other service locations. All of these were carried out as he said, within the framework of the tremendous services, our beloved country used to provide to the pilgrims according to the kind directions of the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his faithful HRH the Crown Prince, referring in this respect also to the direct instructions of both HRH Prince Naif Bin Abdul Aziz, Second Premier, Minister of Interior and Chairman of the High Hajj Committee and HRH Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Governor of Makkah Region, Chairman of the Central Hajj Committee. H.E. the Chairman of BARSA appreciated the existing cooperation between the airline companies, all the concerned government areas and the airline companies operating in the Kingdom, the thing which, he said, contributed in the achievement of the common objectives and in the opening of new horizons for more cooperation and improvement of the service levels rendered. H.E. also expressed his utmost pleasure and appreciation for the big and tangible role, the BARSA is playing in the promotion and development of air transport industry in the Kingdom and in the consolidation of the existing cooperation and commercial relationships between Saudi Arabian Airlines and all the airline companies operating in the Kingdom.

    The meeting discussed also in details all the preparations for the coming Hajj season and the efforts exerted in the service of the pilgrims. The airline companies were asked to strictly abide by the official instructions and their execution from the date of the arrival of the pilgrims until their departure.

  • On behalf of Mr. Abdul Aziz Al-Hazmi - Chaiman of the Board of the Airlines Representatives Operating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (BARSA), both Mr. Aymen al-Omairi - Deputy Chairman of BARSA and Dr. Ayed Al-Amri - Secretary General of BARSA presided a special meeting of BARSA on Sunday 7th of March, 2010 at Jeddah Meridian Hotel to discuss certain commercial and operational issues pertaining to BARSA members. Both the Management of King Fahd International Airport in Dammam and the Operating company (CHANGI) made a presentation about the major achievements realized, as well as the achievements made by the Simplifying the Business (StB) working team. They also reported about automated issuance of boarding passes and automated baggage handling. Mr. Nassir al-Satti - GM, IATA in the Kingdom and Yemen reviewed the results of the report of the last visit of the IATA Expert regarding the baggage problems in the three airports of the Kingdom in Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam and the solutions to these problems. After that the BARSA members discussed the report submitted by the Chairman of the Airport Operation Committee (AOC) at King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah regarding 1430H. Haj season and the obstacles and difficulties that were encountered and the proposed solutions of the same. The BARSA members also discussed the proposal by the Administrative Team of the Board and which was approved by the Chairman of BARSA. Such proposal assigns certain roles to the BARSA members in representing the Board in a way that is suitable to the current market developments of the air transport industry within the Kingdom, including the establishment of two smaller committees in the following manner:

    First Committee:
    Establishment of a smaller sub-committee from BARSA members to discuss the various subjects e.g. meeting with the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) to coordinate all the related issues between (GACA) and the airline companies operating in the Kingdom, specially the operational problems and the duplication between GACA and the various governmental departments and authorities in the circulars sent directly to the airline companies as well as the discussion of the commercial issues that concern the airline companies, e.g. the contract submitted by the company responsible for the development of the Haj Terminal.

    Second Committee:
    Constitution of another committee from the BARSA members to be responsible for Haj and Umrah issues, due to the importance of the Haj and Umrah activities to many of the airline companies. Its main function shall be coordination with the concerned areas and official authorities in solving the problems and difficulties that confront operation as well as the convening of an annual meeting with the same, similarly as practiced in the Haj season.

  • With the participation of all the government bodies and authorities that have relationship with the Hajj activities, the Board of Airlines Representatives - Saudi Arabia (BARSA) convened its annual meeting on Tuesday 24.10.1430H (13.10.2009G) at Jeddah Meridian Hotel to acquaint the airline companies operating Hajj Flights with the latest government instructions regarding 1430H. Haj Season. Secretary General of BARSA and GM Bilateral & Commercial Agreements in Saudia, Dr. Ayed T. Al-Amri announced that such annual meetings with concerned government bodies facilitate and contribute in the understanding of the airline companies of the government's Hajj requirements and at the same time contribute in the mutual exchange of constructive ideas between the two parties, the thing which will in turn lead to the improvement of the services rendered at both King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah and Prince Muhammad Bin Abdul Aziz Airport in Al-Madinah during the Haj season of this year as per the guidance of the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, his Crown Prince and the Second Premier as well as the auspices and support of HE Engineer Khalid Bin Abdul Allah Al Molhem, the Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines. The representatives of the various concerned government bodies such as the Ministry of Haj, GACA and the Ministry of Health reviewed the procedures and instructions concerning the various Haj activities, while MPPDC Company Ltd. which is responsible for the operation and development of the Haj Terminal at KAIA in Jeddah gave a detailed presentation about the new operational procedures at Haj Terminals. Moreover, the observations and requirements of the airline companies operating in these terminals regarding the said procedures were also discussed.

  • BARSA ANNUAL HAJJ MEETING FOR 1429H/2008G WAS HELD AT JEDDAH MERIDIEN HOTEL ON SUNDAY 02 NOVEMBER 2008 CORRESPONDING TO 04 DHU-AL-QA'DAH 1429 AND WAS GRACED BY THE PRESENCE AND SPECIAL PATRONAGE OF H.E. ENGR KHALED ABDULLAH AL-MOLHEM, DIRECTOR GENERAL OF SAUDI ARABIAN AIRLINES.
         DR AYED T. AL-AMRI, BARSA GENERAL SECRETARY COMPERED THE MEETING WHICH WAS OPENED BY RECITATION FROM THE HOLY QUR'AN. THIS WAS FOLLOWED BY THE DELIVERY OF THE BARSA SPEECH BY MR ABDULAZIZ R. AL-HAZMI, BARSA CHAIRMAN, IN WHICH HE WELCOMED THE PARTICIPANTS AND INTRODUCED THE PURPOSE AND STRUCTURE OF THE MEETING PROCEEDINGS. MR FAISAL AL-AMOUDI, ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER FOR JEDDAH PROVINCE, MINISTRY OF HAJJ, MADE THE SPEECH ON BEHALF OF THE MINISTRY, OUTLINING THE MAJOR ELEMENTS REQUIRING COOPERATION AND EFFORTS FROM ALL CONCERNED PARTIES FOR A SUCCESSFUL HAJJ OPERATION. THEN, H.E. ENGR KHALED ABDULLAH AL-MOLHEM ADDRESSED THE GATHERING, WELCOMING THE SPECTRUM OF ATTENDEES, APPRECIATING THE JOINT EFFORTS OF BARSA MEMBER AIRLINES WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE AUTHORITIES AND UNDERLINING SAUDI ARABIAN AIRLINES' FIRM COMMITMENT TO IMPARTING THE BEST SERVICE TO THE CUSTOMERS IN GENERAL AND THE PILGRIMS IN PARTICULAR.
         THIS DEDICATED MEETING FOR HAJJ 1429H/2008G WAS, AS USUAL, ENRICHED BY THE PARTICIPATION OF ALL MAJOR RELATED OFFICIALS FROM GOVERNORATE OF MAKKAH, MINISTRY OF HAJJ, IMMIGRATION, MINISTRY OF HEALTH, GENERAL AUTHORITY OF CIVIL AVIATION(GACA), CUSTOMS, SECURITY AND UNITED AGENTS OFFICE, IMPARTING GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES TO BE ADHERED TO FOR A SMOOTH AND EFFICIENT HAJJ OPERATION.
         THIS MEETING ALSO PROVIDED AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE REPRESENTATIVES OF BARSA MEMBER AIRLINES TO INTERACT WITH THE CONCERNED OFFICIALS, SEEKING CLARIFICATIONS AND ADDRESSING THEIR PROBLEMS AND CONCERNS REGARDING HAJJ 1429H/2008G SEASON & OPERATION.

       
       
       
 
 
   
       
       
       
       
       
       


  • THIS IS TO INFORM YOU THAT A JOINT MEETING WITH THE REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND GERMAN EXPERT GTZ TO DISCUSS THE DEVELOPMNT OF NATIONAL AIR TRANSPORTATION STRATEGY FOR KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA WAS HELD ON 05 JUN 2007 AT JEDDAH WESTIN.
     


 

  • A SOCIAL GET-TOGETHER FUNCTION FOR THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE BARSA MEMBER AIRLINES WAS HELD IN THE EVENING AT 2130HRS ON SATURDAY 12 MAY 2007 AT THE 'DUNYATEE' LOUNGE OF JEDDAH WESTIN HOTEL.
    FOLLOWING A PLEASANT SESSION OF FELLOWSHIP AMONGST THE PARTICIPANTS, MR ABDULAZIZ AL-HAZMI, BARSA CHAIRMAN, WELCOMED THE ATTENDEES IN HIS BRIEF ADDRESS. THE OCCASION MARKED THE INTRODUCTION AND WELCOMING OF THE NEW REPRESENTATIVES OF TUNIS AIR, AIR MAROC, AIR ALGERIE, SUDAN AIRWAYS, AIR-INDIA, SYRIAN ARAB AIRLINES, AND ROYAL JORDANIAN.
    THEN, DR AYED AL-AMRI, BARSA GENERAL SECRETARY, MADE A PRESENTATION TOUR OF THE HISTORY AND GROWTH OF BARSA OVER THE PAST 37 YEARS SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN DHAHRAN AIRPORT.
    MEMENTOES OF APPRECIATION WERE PRESENTED BY BARSA CHAIRMAN TO M/S MOHAMMED ASGHAR OF ARIANA AFGHAN AIRLINES, ABDO ALLAM OF AIR FRANCE AND AHMED SHARIF OF GULF AIR, IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR VERY LONG SERVICE IN THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY IN SAUDI ARABIA AS WELL AS THEIR CLOSE ASSOCIATION AND COOPERATION WITH THE ENDEAVOURS OF BARSA.
    THE OCCASION WAS CLOSED WITH DINNER.
     


 

  • THIS IS TO INFORM YOU THAT A BARSA SPECIAL MEETING WAS HELD ON TUE 30 MAY 2006 AT 1000HRS AT JEDDAH HILTON WITH APRESENTATION BY TEAM OF IATA FOR SIMPLIFYING THE BUSINESS(StB) HERE ARE SOME OF THE SMD SHOTS ON OCCASION AND SEE THE FILS - CLICK HERE


     

  • BARSA MEETING NBR 223 WAS HELD AT THE JEDDAH HILTON HOTEL ON 11 APRIL 2006 TO DISCUSS ISSUEUES RELETVANT TO THE AIRLINES OPERATION TO/FROM KSA.HERE ARE SOME OF THE SMP SHOTS ON OCCASION
     


  • BARSA MEETING NBR 222 WAS HELD AT THE JEDDAH HILTON HOTEL ON 03 OCTOBER 2005 TO DISCUSS ISSUEUES RELETVANT TO THE AIRLINES OPERATION TO/FROM KSA.HERE ARE SOME OF THE SMP SHOTS ON OCCASION


  • BARSA SOCIAL GATHERING WILL BE HELD IN THE AFTERNOON OF 25 JUNE 2005 STARTING FROM 1300HRS IN JEDDAH WESTIN HOTEL IN ORDER TO BID FAREWELL TO THE OUTGOING MEMBERS AND TO WELCOME THE NEW MEMBERS.


  • BARSA MEETING NO. 221 WAS HELD AT JEDDAH HILTON HOTEL ON 03 APRIL 2005 CORRESPONDING TO 24 SAFAR 1426. DR AYED T. AL-AMRI, BARSA GENERAL SECRETARY OPENED THE MEETING, WELCOMED THE PARTICIPANTS AND INTRODUCED THE MAJOR AGENDA AITEMS FOR DISCUSSION WHICH ENSUED.
    MR AKRAM FARHAT OF SAUDI ARABIAN AIRLINES GAVE A DETAILED PRESENTATION ON BSP LINK IN KSA AND E-TICKETING.
    MR SAUD ARAB OF SAUDI ARABIAN AIRLINES GAVE A BRIEF ON THE STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF CASS (CARGO ACCOUNTS SETTLEMENT SYSTEM) IN SAUDI ARABIA.
    THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE FIRST WEEK OF JUNE 2005.
    THE MEETING CLOSED WITH A PRAYER/LUNCH BREAK.
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  • THE SECOND MEETING OF THE CHAIRMAN OF GCC BOARDS OF AIRLINES REPRESENTATIVES WAS HELD IN KUWAIT ON 15 MARCH 2005 IN SHERATON FORT POINT HOTEL. MR HAMZA SHAREEF BARSA VICE CHAIRMAN AND DR AYED ALAMRI BARSA SECRETARY GENERAL HAVE REPRESENTED BARSA.

  • BARSA MEETING NBR 221 WILL BE HELD IN JEDDAH HILTON ON SUNDAY 03 APRIL 2005 AT 1000 HRS TO DISCUSS AND REVIEW THE FOLLOWING:

    1. FEEDBACK ON 1ST AND 2ND GCC CHAIRMAN MEETING.

    2. PASSIVE SEGMENT BOOKING AND NO SHOW FEES.

    3. YIC

    4. AOC RUH/DMM/JED ACTIVITIES.

    5. ANY OTHER MATTER OF MUTUAL INTEREST FOR BARSA MEMBERS.
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