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International Federation of Aeronautical

Information Management Associations


On behalf of the Executive Board


Global AIM Congress 2008


23 Persons representing 37 Countries

have signed the convention for the
creation of IFAIMA
Singapore Convention
;To operate as a non-political Federation of AIM Associations-

To promote safety, efficiency and regularity in International Air-


To assist and advise in the development of AIM , in order to maintain-

;the safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic

To uphold a high standard of knowledge and professional efficiency-

;amongst AIM personnel

To protect and safeguard the collective professional interests of AIM-


To make mutual benefit affiliations with other professional-


.To strive for a worldwide Federation of AIM Associations-

In order to follow these objects,
IFAIMA will:

• Closely co-operate with national and international Aviation Authorities and other
Institutions or persons concerned with Air Navigation;

• Set up Committees for studying new techniques and facilities necessary and useful for the
safety of International Air Navigation;

• Collect and distribute information on professional problems and developments;

• Levy affiliation fees, annual subscriptions and charges upon its member Associations to
provide the funds for an effective management of IFAIMA activities;

• Issue an official journal and other publications for the purpose of promulgating and
advancing matters of AIM;

• Sponsor and support the passage of legislation and regulations which will increase and
protect the safety of air navigation through the improvement of working conditions of AIM

• Endeavour to carry out the work of IFAIMA in the official language of the International Civil
Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
Implementation Commission

For the first year, IFAIMA has been managed by the

Implementation Commission which fulfilled its task with
great commitment and to whom we have to be thankful

Egypt – Mr. Ahmed Allam

Indonesia – Mr. Budiono Richwan
Nigeria - Mr. Kabir Gusau
Portugal - Mr. Fernando Lopes
Slovak Republic - Mr. Lukas Galbavy
Turkey – Mrs. Mehtap Demir
Amongst others, the IC has:
- Registered IFAIMA before the Portuguese Official Authorities (2008/08/13);

- Implemented a blog (

a discussion forum (
a website (
and the IFAIMA official mailbox (;

- Prepared the logistics for the Federation’s Administration and for the
organization of the first General Assembly;

- Accepted the registrations of the first Affiliated Associations, Individuals and

Corporate Members;

- Made contacts so as to publicize IFAIMA throughout the Aviation Community

and the AIM Community in particular.
General Assembly and Election
General Assembly has occurred, parallel to the Global AIM Congress
Johannesbourg 2009 and elected the first Executive Board:

President : Mr. Fernando Henriques Lopes - Portugal

Vice-President : Mr. Kabir Yahaya Gusau - Nigeria

Vice President : Mr. Lukas Galbavy - Slovakia

Vice President : Mr. Azim Bul - Turkey

Executive Secretary : Mr. Jorge Manuel Duarte Dias - Portugal

Treasurer : Mr. João Paulo dos Anjos de Mendonça - Portugal
Regional Directors
APAC (Asia and Pacific) : Mr. Budiono Richwan – Indonesia

ESAF (Eastern and Southern African) : Mrs. Charity Muthoni - Kenya

EUR/NAT (European and North Atlantic) : Mr. Roland Reiser - Luxembourg

MID (Middle East) : Mr. Ahmed Allam - Egypt

WACAF (Western and Central African) : Mr. George Crankson - Ghana

NACC (North American, Central American and Caribbean) : To be nominated

SAM (South American) : To be nominated
By now, IFAIMA represents:

12 Member Associations
18 Individual Associates
5 Corporate Members

We can proudly say that we now represent 709

persons around the World which make us a real
Global Organization.

We, the Executive Board of IFAIMA, wish to salute all the colleagues and
organizations present in this event.

We offer our services and the services of IFAIMA so as to cooperate with you
all, in order to make AIM and COM a safer and more efficient part of Air

We also would like to appeal for you to join IFAIMA and make our Federation
bigger, contributing to the enrichment of our knowledge and experience, which
will help us be more effective on the procurement of our objectives.

The Executive Board

Application for Membership

You may download the membership form

from our website
or our blog

or get it from one of our members

IFAIMA needs more Members,
so please, contact us

or visit us