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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.

Jul 9, 2020

This exclusive episode was recorded 8th July 2020. 

Gidon Novick is a former Comair CEO and founder of who is planning to launch a new domestic airline in South Africa.

Amongst other things, I asked the following:

Why now is the right time to launch an airline?
What equipment does he plan to deploy?
Which routes will he fly?
When we can expect the airline to start?
What did he learn in his time in and out of the industry which makes him ready for the journey ahead?