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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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May 31, 2023

In just over 2 weeks, the African aviation industry will convene in Nairobi, Kenya for AviaDev Africa.

We have a panel dedicated to discussing new technologies at the event. Post Covid, digitisation is one of the hottest topics in the industry and one of the companies blazing a trail in this space is...

May 25, 2023

In this episode, we meet the leader of a true African success story.

Since its inception in 2006, DPO Pay has played a vital role in changing the payments landscape across Africa. 

Together, we discover how DPO supports its airline customers to process transactions seamlessly and prevent fraud, whilst simplifying the...

May 18, 2023

This podcast was recorded 10th May on-site at the AFRAA aviation stakeholders convention in Addis Ababa, where I was joined by Rodger Whittle, The commercial director for Africa at Kiu, a company with a global footprint that offers an innovative and robust Passenger Service system and suite of airline Solutions.


May 12, 2023

This podcast was recorded May 10th in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the AFRAA aviation stakeholders convention which was hosted by Ethiopian Airlines.

One of the secrets of Ethiopian airlines' success is their drive to constantly innovate and develop.

The aviation academy is one example of the group's has...

May 7, 2023

For this episode, I am joined by Kevin Markette, General Manager, East Africa at the Lufthansa Group.

On 2nd May 2023, the group announced a capacity/ schedule increase for Lufthansa, Eurowings Discover, and Brussels airlines in the region.

Together, we discuss what has driven this announcement and what this means for...