Arup and Civil Aviation Authority International (CAAi), the technical cooperation arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority, have signed a landmark agreement to partner on shaping a better world by raising the standards of aviation across the globe, the company said.
Signed by Arup´s Director of Operational Performance Stephen Pollard and CAAi´s Managing Director Maria Rueda, the partnership promotes the sharing of knowledge and skills that will enhance aviation standards, security and safety, as well as improving regulatory environmental performance of their clients.
It means that Arup and CAAi will be able to offer clients, including safety and security regulators, a broader range of complementary services. This includes improving a State´s compliance with the International Civil Aviation Organisation´s Safety and Security Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS) and assisting investors in better understanding their future commitments associated with safety and security risk and compliance.
The partnership is a result of years of successfully working together, and a shared commitment to raise the standards of aviation across the globe. This has included working together in Botswana, Kuwait and Brunei-Darussalam. With Arup owned in trust by its employees and CAAi a social enterprise they share common values in terms of investing profits in order to bring about positive social change.