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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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Sep 26, 2023

In this episode, we are heading to Germany to meet the CCO of discover airlines an airline delivering a huge number of international tourists to the African continent.

In this episode, we discover...

The origin story of the airline

The current network and how it has been developed

The fleet composition and product...

Sep 25, 2023

In this episode, we welcome back a previous guest, Kirby Gordon, Chief Marketing Officer at FlySafair, a low-cost South African airline that is about to embark on a regional expansion launching new routes to Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Mozambique.

Together we discuss:

Why now is the right time to enter these new markets


Sep 19, 2023

In this episode, I am joined by flydubai, a very important international airline serving multiple points in Africa, which has just announced a brand new route, taking its African network to 11 destinations in 10 countries.

The airline has announced it will serve Mombasa on the east coast of Kenya 4 times per week from...

Sep 18, 2023

This episode is the first 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. We also have a rumour mill section focusing on those routes that could be on the horizon.

My guest for this podcast is aviation...

Sep 7, 2023

In this episode, we travel to the Republic of Angola, in southern Africa where the new Luanda International Airport will soon come online with the ambition to become a major hub for Africa.

Ahead of the inauguration, the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Angola is hosting an online event, on Tuesday...