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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 29, 2022

In this episode, we head back to Cape Town, the host city of AviaDev Africa 2022 to meet David King, Project Manager and Paul van den Brink, Aviation Liaison, from Cape Town Air Access team powered by WESGRO who have overseen a pretty incredible recovery of connectivity since the effects of the pandemic subsided...


Nov 22, 2022

In this episode, we are joined by the CEO of TAAG Angola Airlines.

TAAG is one of the most interesting airline stories out there currently as it is reinventing itself, expanding its fleet and network and restructuring itself ready for private investment.

The man charged with leading this transformation is Eduardo Fairen...


Nov 17, 2022

Between 11th and 13th December, AFRAA (African Airlines Association) will host the 54th Annual General Assembly in Dakar, Senegal. 

In this podcast,  Maureen joins me to preview the event and provide an outline of what AFRAA’s current priorities are for its members.

Together we discuss:

🌍 How AFRAA's member...


Nov 11, 2022

This podcast was recorded on 7th November 2022 during World Travel Market in London. 

Joining Jon Howell was Bronwen Auret, Chief Quality Assurance Officer at South African Tourism.

SAT has been a long-term partner of AviaDev Africa and is one of the tourism authorities in Africa that really understand the value and...


Nov 3, 2022

This podcast was recorded on location during the 52nd AASA AGA in Hermanus, South Africa. 

We meet George Mothema, the CEO of BARSA to discuss:

  • George's background and the progress made in his first 12 months at the helm
  • How BARSA views the recovery so far? What else needs to be done to ensure a sustained...