For the 1st meeting year 2013 of the Board of Airline Representatives for Denmark, at the Hotel Imperial, Copenhagen.
Air Canada M. Sam
Atlantic Airways P. Levring
Emirates T. Zebitz
Icelandair S. Sveinsdottir (Ms)
Kenya Airways P. Caroe (Chairman)
LOT M. Graczyk
Lufthansa Grup M. Balk
PIA F. Hassan
South African P. Menzies
Thai Airways F. Sonne
Managing Director, Mr. Lars Thykier, Danmarks Rejsebureau Forening (DRF) gave BARD a presentation of NDC (New Distribution) followed by an update for 2013 seen from DRF perspective. As chairman of WTAAA, Mr. Thykier is very much involved in the NDC and planned/expected changes in the IATA’s Passenger Agency Program.
Presentation is enclosed.
AGENDA ITEM NO 1.
Approval of the minutes from the 4th meeting 2012.
The minutes were approved as written.
AENDA ITEM NO 2.
The Chairman’s annual statement of 2012.
Thank you to Mr. Per Caroe/Kenya Airways for at excellent presentation (enclosed)
AGENDA ITEM NO 3.
Statement of Account 2012
BARD subscription fee 2013 (The board suggested unchanged fee, DKK 1500, 00)
Statement of Account 2012, Budget 2013 and subscription fee for 2013 are approved as written.
AGENDA ITEM NO 4.
Update from DI / Danish Aviation.
Mr. Per Henriksen/Danish Aviation, gave a briefing concerning the present situation in the Industry.
Effect from the QI bankruptcy is investigated further. Report in late February.
EU is preparing a revision of Resolution 261. Most probably the EU will place more responsibility at the Airlines (Care). We are expecting an invitation to a seminar concerning the matter.
A “new” committee has been established on demand from the Minister. DI/Danish Aviation is one of the members.
AGENDA ITEM NO 5.
Report from AOC
Thank you to Mr. Per Levring/Atlantic Airways for at good briefing.
As you might recall, the plan was to hire a Director for the daily operation of the AOC. This proposal was turned down due to lack of participation. An interim Board is to investigate other ways to run the AOC (Result of this will be prime February).
The complicated “Airport Security” for employees is still an issue.
There has been severe snow problems as well at too long waiting time for baggage.
All in all, it is “Business as usual”
AGENDA ITEM NO 6.
Election of Vice Chairmen and Secretary of the Board for 2013.
The position as Chairman will be up for election in 2014.
Up for election is:
- Vice-Chairman: Vacant (Candidate Mr. Maziek Graczyk/LOT)
- Vice-Chairman: Mr. Morten Balk/Lufthansa Group
- Secretary: Mr. J. Gulstad
- Mr. Maziek Graczyk/LOT and Mr. Morten Balk/The Lufthansa Group was elected Vice-Chairmen.
- Mr. Jan Gulstad was elected as Secretary.
AGENDA ITEM NO 7.
Please mark the 25th of April and the 05th of November.
Copenhagen, 30th of January 2013