The Schiphol Airline Operators Committee (SAOC) is an association of airline companies operating fixed or regular services to, from or via Schiphol Airport. This in in conformity with the "Guidelines for the establishment of Airline Operators Committee" recommended by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The purpose of the SAOC is to provide opportunaties for dialogue, advancement and improvement of all aspects of the airport operations and represents the interests of its members at Schiphol for safe, cost effective and customer focused operations.
SAOC aims to be a strong independent organization that strives to deliver high standards on operational requirements, innovate for the future and protect the generic interests of its members. We represent the interests of our members at Schiphol for safe, cost effective and customer focused operations and to drive for continued excellence by offering a platform that informs, refers, represents and unites the member airlines in matters of general interest at Schiphol Airport.
The SAOC board consists of the executive committee and additional board members who are appointed by the airline members. The officers who constitute the executive committee are; the president (chair), vice-president (vice-chair) and treasurer/secretary. All members of the board are official representatives of member airlines. All board members execute their role on a voluntary basis. An overview of the current SAOC board can be found here
The articles of association are laid down in the Statutes/By Laws as per notarial act; and are recorded in the Register of Associations at the Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam, registration number 40596781.