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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.

Nov 21, 2019

This special episode was recorded at 36,000 feet somewhere between Mauritius and Addis Ababa on board the "Techlion Profit hunter", E2-195. 

We talked all things Africa, including how Embraer has grown from a presence of 40 aircraft to 200+ in 2019; the impact the E2 can have in the market and the story behind the...


Nov 18, 2019

This episode was recorded on 12th November 2019 at the 51st AFRAA AGA. 

We discuss the focus on human capital development through The Flying Academy of The Air Mauritius Institute which started operations in August; the opportunity to position Mauritius as a hub for Africa-Asia; and the short, medium and long term goals...


Nov 15, 2019

This episode was recorded live at  the 51st Afraa annual general assembly on November 11th 2019. 

The topic for discussion was SAATM. Where to from here and the panel was ably moderated by Aaron Munetsi, Director Government, Legal and industry affairs at AFRAA.  

You will hear from Eric Ntagengerwa, Senior policy...


Nov 8, 2019

This episode was recorded on location during AviaDev Europe 2019 in Valencia, Spain. 

We spoke to Mario about the unique geographic location of Cabo Verde and the advantages that this delivers. Mario explains the structure of the airline itself and the involvement of Iceland Air. 

Cabo Verde has big plans for Africa...


Nov 1, 2019

Recorded on location at ACI Africa in Accra, Ghana, we discover the ROUTES partnership, which sets out to reduce the opportunities for unlawful wildlife trafficking across the globe. 

This is a huge issue in Africa and it starts with awareness and training. 

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