What is INSPIRE?

On February 18, 2008, a multi-lateral partnership known as the Asia and South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE) was created in Singapore.�The first air navigation service providers to sign the ASPIRE joint statement were Airservices Australia, Airways New Zealand, and the Federal Aviation Administration.�Since then ASPIRE has expanded to include the Japan Civil Aviation Authority, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, and Aeronautical Radio of Thailand as major partners.

To complement this work, the Indian Ocean Strategic Partnership to Reduce Emissions (INSPIRE) was formed.�The INSPIRE partnership is intended to be collaborative network of partners and peer organisations across the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean region dedicated to improving the efficiency and sustainability of aviation.