In-Sourcing of the Recreational Aviation Administration of South Africa (RAASA) into the SACAA
In 2008 the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) designated the oversight of recreational aviation to the Recreation Aviation Administration of South Africa (RAASA) in response to a need for the Regulator to strengthen safety and security oversight in this sector of the industry. Before this time, the SACAA had delegated these functions to the Aero Club of South Africa, and due to the gaps that existed in this designation model at the time, the Regulator sought a more progressive structure that would ensure optimum oversight of the activities in this sector of the civil aviation industry.
With effect from 1 April 2019, the recreational aviation functions will be integrated into the SACAA and the following changes will apply: .... read more
From 01 April 2019 all EFT payments for recreational aviation services must be paid into the following account:
Account Name: South African Civil Aviation Authority
Standard Bank, Brooklyn
Branch Code: 051001
Account number: 0013007971
Reference: "OTHERRAASA" followed by licence number, or name, or invoice number, or other identification number. (You will be limited to 17 additional characters.)
There is a deposit reference validation that is performed at Standard Bank branches and for Standard Bank Internet banking, and if the deposit reference does not start with the characters "OTHERRAASA" the transaction might be rejected by the system.