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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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Jan 23, 2023

In the first episode of 2023, I am joined by 2 guests from Embraer Commercial Aviation, namely Stephane Hannemann, the VP of sales and marketing for The Middle East and Africa, who started his Embraer in the African market and has come full circle, and Akie Chabra, sales director, who joined the team in 2022, is based in Johannesburg and has a background in aviation and finance.

Embraer boasts many customers on the African continent and continues to add new operators.

In this episode, we discuss the following:

How did the region perform and how did Embraer perform in 2022?

What are airline executives in Africa focused on in 2023 and is there a greater need for rightsizing than ever before?

The dominant trends for 2023

New projects at Embraer

Southern Africa focus. How will the market develop in 2023 and beyond

To connect with Stephan Hannemann, click here

To connect with Akie Chhabra, click here 

Find out more about AviaDev Africa here 

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