FAQ´s

Being a Member Association of IFAIMA

You must approve this decision inside your Association. Also, see next question.

When we get our Association’s Approval what should we do next?

5€ (five euros) multiplied by the number of affiliates of your Association.

The annual subscription will be paid when you apply and at the commencement of every financial year (month of June).

We would advise you to try and form one Association yourself, along with your co-workers and then apply to IFAIMA as an Associate Association, this way you would have the right to vote on Assemblies and participate effectively on the decisions taken. If not, you may still be an Individual Associate.

Being an Individual Associate of IFAIMA

Yes, associate membership may be granted to individuals not in membership of affiliated Associations, but only with the endorsement of the member association of the country in question if existing. In the absence of such an association, the Executive Board would exercise the endorsement upon those who support the objects of IFAIMA.

We would advise you to try and form one Association yourself, along with your co-workers and then apply to IFAIMA as an Associate Association, this way you would have the right to vote on Assemblies and participate effectively on the decisions taken, as an Individual Associate, you don’t.

Individual Associates pay 20€ (twenty euros) per year.

Yes, you even may speak on technical matters but you may not vote.
Being a Corporate Member of IFAIMA

No, but IFAIMA will be empowered to invite your organization and/or individuals to become corporate members to assist in consideration of all technical matters in which IFAIMA may become involved and present technical papers for consideration of IFAIMA.

Fill in the Online Application for Membership or the Manual Application for Membership (follow the instructions in it), signed by an Officer of your Organization, put your Seal on it and send it to the Executive Secretary.

Yes. Applicants to IFAIMA Corporate Members may choose one of the following options and privileges:

• Corporate Bronze 200€ – Privileges – link and logo at our website.

• Corporate Silver 600€ – Privileges – Bronze + unique discount of 10% at Global AIM (sponsorship package) + Each Newsletter (minimum of 2 per year) with an article about the products of the company.

• Corporate Gold 800€ – Privileges – Bronze + Silver + each official document will be included the logo “official partner” (or other designation).

Yes, you will be invited to attend meetings of the Assembly and other committees of IFAIMA as observers and speak on technical matters but you may not vote.

Participating on the General Assembly

You should register yourself or your organization, sending an e-mail with your Name, Passport number, Phone, Country and Association/Organization, to the Executive Secretary. If you are representing an Associate Association, you should fill your Credential, preferably send it by mail to the Executive Secretary or, have it delivered at the Reception Desk at the beginning of the Assembly. Very important: The Credential will give you the right to vote. Only one representative must fill this Credential. If you are an Individual Associate or you are the second representative of your Association, you don’t need Credentials, your ID is enough. Very important: Individual Associates don’t vote.

You should register your representative, sending an e-mail with his Name, Passport number, Phone, Country and Association/Organization, to the Executive Secretary. Also, you should fill your representative’s Credential, preferably send it by mail to the Executive Secretary or, have it delivered at the Reception Desk at the beginning of the Assembly. Very important: The Credential will give your representative the right to vote on behalf of your Association.

Yes, if you fill the following requirements:

– If you are a member of an Associate Association you should fill your candidate or candidates’ Credentials, preferably send them by mail to the Executive Secretary or, have them delivered at the Reception Desk at the beginning of the Assembly;

– If you are an Individual Associate, you just have to candidate by mail to the Executive Secretary. Associations may have as many candidates they want and in all cases you may candidate to as many Offices you want, but each candidate can be elected to only one.

You should register yourself or your organization participant, sending an e-mail with the Name, Passport number, Phone, Country and Organization, to the Executive Secretary. Very important: Corporate Members don’t vote.

You should register yourself or your organization, sending an e-mail with your Name, Passport number, Phone, Country and Organization, to the Executive Secretary. Also, you should fill your representative or representatives’ Credentials, preferably send them by mail to the Executive Secretary or, have them delivered at the Reception Desk on the beginning of the meeting. IFAIMA would be glad to have you as a Corporate Member(see related questions).

General

Presently, IFAIMA’s Headquarters are located at the offices of the Portuguese Association of Aeronautical Information and Communications Technicians – APTICA, Rua Norte Júnior, 231 – 9º H, 1950-206 Lisboa, Portugal.

IFAIMA represents the AIS, COM and FDP community, supporting all AIS, COM and FDP staff, we stand with them in most cases which could disturb their jobs, we are working with ICAO and states in matters such as staff licenses, improving work conditions, cooperate with the global organizations, held meetings, seminars, conferences and training AIS, COM and FDP staff with the goal of standardization.