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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.

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Dec 11, 2023

This episode was recorded on location in London at the Headquarters of Zero on 30th November 2023.

Zero, is a pioneer in the field of sustainable aviation fuel and I visited Kwame Bekoe, an industry colleagues and a personal friend, who is serving as the Commercial Director of the business. 


Dec 6, 2023

This episode was recorded on location in Kampala, Uganda where I attended the 55th African Airlines Association AGA, hosted by our friends at Uganda Airlines, 

During the 3 days, I took the opportunity to sit down with Raphael Haddad, President of Jetcraft commercial who spent 18 years working with Bombardier in Africa,...

Dec 4, 2023

This episode is the third of a new format that focuses on sub-Saharan African air route development, with a specific focus on routes that are due to start or cease in the next quarter. 

My guests for this podcast are:

Aviation consultant, analyst and commentator, Sean Mendis, who brings over 20 years of experience in...

Nov 14, 2023

This episode was recorded 7th November 2023 on location in Windhoek, Namibia

I spoke with Bisey Uirab, the CEO of the Namibia Airports Company, who is responsible for the operation and development of the country's airports. 

Bisey himself has a long history of leading multiple private sector and state organizations...

Nov 12, 2023

This episode was recorded on 7th November on location in Windhoek, Namibia, where AviaDev Africa 2024 will take place June 19-21.

Today’s guest is at the helm of one of the most important stakeholders, FlyNamibia, who will be heavily involved in the event as an official carrier

Andre Compion is a well-known Namibian...