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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.

Apr 29, 2019

Join the team onboard a beautiful Ethiopian Airlines B777 as we leave CPT bound for ADD. We discuss my esteemed colleagues highlights, key takeways and what legacy the event can leave behind. 

Thanks to Ethiopian airlines for being the official carrier for AviaDev Africa 2019.

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Apr 23, 2019

In this episode, we discuss new technologies surrounding payment methods and how these can be harnessed by Africa to provide choice for consumers.

Did you know that there are around 2000 payment methods currently? 

We discuss the opportunities that mobile phone penetration in Africa offers travelers and airlines and how...


Apr 22, 2019

We speak to Deon about what he thinks makes Cape Town International the best airport in Africa (Skytrax winners for 4 years running). 

We also discuss the Cape Town Air Access Initiative, the importance of the African market to the airport's growth and its importance to the whole ecosystem and the new route due to...


Apr 22, 2019

In this episode, we discover Charles’ interesting route to his current role. He provides an insight into the route development process that is undertaken by ACSA and exactly how new routes are identified and pursued.

We also talk about the challenges of how to engage effectively with multiple stakeholders and the...


Apr 22, 2019

In this episode, we discover just what makes the Cape Town Air Access team tick. We discuss the African opportunity and how they have made Cape Town more attractive to the international carriers. We also talk about which African markets are of interest going forward and the planned expansion of the airport.

One of these...