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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003)

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Domestic Aviation Sub-Sector Code for B-BBEE

1. Scope



1. 1 The scope of this Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) code (the "Sub-Sector  Code")  is  limited  to  the Aviation  Industry inter alia: -


1.1.1 Civil Aviation;


1.1.2 Scheduled and non-scheduled airline operations, including passenger, freight, Sub-Sector Code and general aviation;


1.1.3 Aircraft maintenance, including engine and component overhauls and spare parts;


1.1.4 Airline Service Providers (as defined in Annexure B);


1.1.5 Ramp handlers;


1.1.6 Airside operators;


1.1.7 Airport facilities and services such as Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA), Handling Agents, etc; and


1.1.8 Navigation and technical service providers.


1.2 This Sub Sector Code will have an impact on other sectors of the economy that are not aviation specific, for example, general services such as catering, retail and other services. The empowerment requirements for non South African domiciled airlines differ to those for Aviation in general and are captured in the Foreign Owned Airlines B-BBEE Scorecard.