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AviaDev Insight is the first podcast dedicated to the African aviation industry.

We bring prominent industry voices to the table to establish the "ground truth" in an informal and candid fashion.

The podcast was created by Jon Howell, Founder and Managing Director of AviaDev Africa, Africa's premier event dedicated to developing air connectivity.

Oct 11, 2018

In this episode, I speak to one of Ghana's most influential aviation voices, Lizzy Sasu. We discuss the potential of Ghana as a hub for West Africa, the potential national carrier and how any aspiring journalists can get started


Oct 4, 2018

In this episode, Nadine discusses her recently published thesis which outlines what makes Ethiopian stand out from its African peers and what they can learn. 

We talk SAATM, Management Stability, Human Capital, Equity Investments and the opportunity for better intra-African connectivity 


Sep 28, 2018

In this episode, we were delighted to be able to speak to Bob James OBE about his company's moves to place aircraft in Africa. We also talk entrepreneurship and how he built a business from scratch to one now employing over 100 employees and operating globally. 


Sep 27, 2018

In this episode, we spoke to fastjet CEO, Nico Bezuidenhout immediately after landing back in South Africa from London, where the interim results for 2018 were presented. 

We talk about whether fastjet will pull out of Tanzania, whether the positive performance indicators in Mozambique and Zimbabwe will be enough to...


Aug 24, 2018

In this episode, Derek outlines his own incredible personal journey and the real results that iFly is delivering for underprivileged children in South Africa, providing them with their first flight experience and all the other skills they need to become future African aviators.