Founding President of iPADIS, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu who spoke on the MoU said, “A major focus of iPADIS is to ensure that aviation related policies and programmes at the international, regional and national levels incorporate the views and interests of users and meet the needs and expectations of civil society,”
“As global air transport recovers from the debilitating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a dynamic partnership between academia and other industry stakeholders can significantly contribute to ensuring its sustainable growth over the coming decades.
Universities and institutions of higher learning are well positioned to help identify and address emerging issues and challenges, including attracting and training younger aviation professionals to operate, manage and maintain the future international air transport system”, he stressed.
ALICANTO Co-Chair from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida Angela C. Albritton also remarked: “ALICANTO is honored to collaborate with iPADIS to further our common goals of developing innovative, high-quality solutions to support the international civil aviation industry.”
Collaborative initiatives planned by the two Montreal-based organizations include emerging areas of aviation-related research, data analysis, working groups and think tank sessions.