We are pleased to announce the conclusion of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between International Partners for Aviation Development, Innovation and Sustainability (iPADIS) and HERMES – Transport Organisation. The MoU was signed by Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, President of the Board of iPADIS and Dr Kostas Iatrou, Director General of HERMES.
The objective of the MoU is to strengthen cooperation between iPADIS and HERMES with a view to promote the contribution of aviation to the economic and social development around the world. iPADIS and HERMES will exchange information and knowledge on topics of mutual interest.
“iPADIS serves as an interface between the aviation industry and civil society, primarily 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. Cooperation with Hermes helps to advance this objective and I am very pleased to sign this MOU on behalf of iPADIS” said Dr Aliu.
“I am pleased to sign this MoU with iPADIS. There is already a close collaboration with two of the Board members of iPADIS, Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu and Raymond Benjamin, who are Honorary Members of Hermes. This MoU will allow us to work together in key areas of activities in order to promote air transport.” said Dr Iatrou.
iPADIS was established to foster effective change in the global aviation industry. The organization operates on a not-for-profit basis, is independent, and pursues no political, ideological or other special interests. It consists of people of common vision, interest, and determination to achieve a world where every community enjoys the socio-economic benefits of a safe, secure, efficient, and environmentally friendly aviation system. iPADIS is involved in think-tank, advocacy and charitable activities with main focus on aviation development, sustainability, innovation and social responsibility.
Hermes is a not for profit organisation that represents individuals who are widely perceived and acknowledged as leading personalities and professionals in the air transport sector and makes policy recommendations on emerging issues.