Singapore, Australia aviation associations sign memorandum to collaborate

SINGAPORE - The Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore) (AAIS) and the Aviation / Aerospace Australia (A/AA) have signed a Memorandum of Collaboration to support the development of the air transport industry in both countries.

In a joint statement, the AAIS and A/AA said that the collaboration is aimed at encouraging economic growth and providing jobs in the aerospace industry for people in both regions.

The Memorandum of Collaboration sets out to achieve the following goals:

Expand and enhance the understanding of both aviation and aerospace industries capabilities between Singapore and Australia.

Encourage the development of strong and purposeful business partnerships between the two countries.

Encourage Australian and Singapore companies to collaborate in building capacities and leverage opportunities to improve innovation competitiveness, technical standards and accreditation.

Pursue a greater exchange of industry knowledge in aviation and aerospace matters, including aviation infrastructure developments and regulatory issues between the respective countries, by providing a source of information sharing between the AAIS and A/AA.

Enhance and improve the individual and collective membership bases of our organisations through the international linkages for our members.

This Memorandum of Collaboration will see both parties working together to lead potential trade missions to participate in major events in both Singapore and Australia and to exchange pertinent industry intelligence in order to facilitate greater trade and business opportunities.

Charles Chong, President of AAIS said: "It is our great pleasure to be working with A/AA. This collaboration will bring together two Associations from different parts of the world to share and exchange relevant industry knowledge and capabilities, allowing for better growth and development of the aviation and aerospace industries. I am confident that this partnership will benefit both countries greatly."