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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.

Jul 9, 2020

This exclusive episode was recorded 8th July 2020. 

Gidon Novick is a former Comair CEO and founder of who is planning to launch a new domestic airline in South Africa.

Amongst other things, I asked the following:

Why now is the right time to launch an airline?
What equipment does he plan to deploy?

Jul 2, 2020

Recorded on 2nd July 2020, this webinar was brought to you by Tuscar Aero Consulting and featured the following speakers:

David Aher Tuscar Aero Consulting

Dikko Nwachukwu jetWest Partners

Aaron Munetsi African Aviation Expert

Our aim was to determine how we can improve the resilience of African airlines to ultimately...

Jun 26, 2020

Ahead of the delivery of TAAG Angola Airlines' first Dash 8-400 aircraft, we took time to sit down with Hon. Ricardo Daniel Sandao Quieros Viegas D'Abreu and discussed the role of aviation in the development of trade; the impact of Covid on the industry and the country's aims and ambitions for the medium/ long term

Jun 25, 2020

Ivana is a pilot, Reiki practitioner and advocate of mindfulness. She is also the Governor of the African Section of the 99s, a non-profit organization of International Women Pilots. 

In this episode, we explore the findings of a Harvard study into depression in pilots, which can be...

Jun 15, 2020

In late June 2020, TAAG Angola Airlines will take delivery of their first DeHavilland Dash 8-400 turboprop. 

In this episode, we understand some more about why this aircraft was chosen, where it will be deployed and the wider commercial strategy of TAAG Angola airlines and of course get to meet the man himself.