The Institution of Mechanical Engineers and British Airways have agreed to work together to support the development and training of engineers. A Letter of Intent agrees for both organisations to cooperate to ensure the sustainable growth and technological advancement of the aviation industry. It outlines how the Learning and Development unit of the Institution and British Airways can work together to fulfil their joint aims. Particular focus will be given to the provision of quality, industry leading learning and development for aviation technicians and engineers in the commercial airline industry.