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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.

May 27, 2019

This episode was recorded on May 20th by Toni Ukachukwu, Aviation Development Director at AviaDev.

It was recorded at a stakeholders forum in Lagos and the topics discussed included the revitalization of the national carrier project, privatization and concessioning of the country's airports and much more.


May 23, 2019

In this episode recorded 21st May 2019, I spoke with Nunurai Ndawana from the PR and communications team at the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe.

We discussed how to change the narrative that aviation is the preserve of the rich in Africa and how to prevent and deal with reputational damage. We also took a look into...


May 23, 2019

This episode was recorded on May 17th at the Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit.

Guest presenting was Kojo Bentum-Williams, CEO of VoyagesAfriq Media based in Ghana. 

Topics discussed included carbon offsetting, how using a growth paradigm in isolation is not the way to go and Judy explains her mantra of "sustainability...


May 23, 2019

In this episode, Jon Howell spoke to Linden Birns about exactly what defines a "crisis", the importance of having a plan in place that moves with today's new age of social media.

We also discussed the respective Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing responses to the ET302 tragedy. 

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May 20, 2019

This episode was recorded on location in Lagos on 13th May 2019 by Toni Ukachukwu, Aviation Development Director, AviaDev.

Tony and Alexander talk about SAATM, the west African, but specifically about the opportunity in Africa for Chinese aircraft manufacturers.