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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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Aug 30, 2019

In this episode, we find out more about the fleet and network development plans of an airline that plans to connect West Africa from an operational hub in  Banjul, The Gambia. 

We talk about why they will succeed where others have failed and how attending AviaDev has assisted their development. 

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Aug 26, 2019

Recorded 22nd August following the announcement of an interline agreement between AWA and Ethiopian Airlines and ASKY, we explore the airline's approach to collaboration, co-operation, and partnerships. 

We also talk about how the partnership may affect the drive for a national carrier in Ghana and the huge number of...

Aug 21, 2019

Jim Belemu is a CEO on a mission.

Mahogany Air is a private airline in Zambia that has big expansion plans. This episode covers the airline's route and fleet plans, his views on partnerships and collaboration and much more.


Aug 19, 2019

Recruiting and retaining pilots globally and in Africa is a challenge, especially for smaller, regional carriers.

In this episode, Laura and I discuss a new holistic approach to pilot recruitment that aims to deliver efficiency and cost-savings for the airlines and pilots. 

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Aug 14, 2019

Meet Dikko Nwachukwu, a Nigerian with the ambition to deliver affordable air travel to the general population. 

This candid interview offers a unique insight into the realities of the journey. We also discover the airline's unique value proposition, fleet plans and much more