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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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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 businessman and the Managing Director of FlyNamibia.

In the episode, we discuss: 

  • How and why Fly Namibia was created
  • The thinking behind the equity stake from Airlink
  • The current network and fleet
  • The recent IATA membership and what the airline aims to do with this
  • New route developments

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