AviaDev 2017

AviaDev 2017

Breaking Travel News talks to the major players at AviaDev 2017, the only event dedicated to air service development in Africa taking place on the continent this year.

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Jon Howell, managing director, AviaDev

Jon Howell, managing director, AviaDev

12 October 2017

AviaDev is focused on building air connectivity between African nations. The event seeks to facilitate this process via pre-arranged meetings, interactive workshops, an exhibition and networking events. Here Breaking Travel News chats with founder, Jon Howell, as the event returns to Rwanda for the second time.

Dikko Nwachukwu, chief executive, jetWest

Dikko Nwachukwu, chief executive, jetWest

12 October 2017

Dikko Nwachukwu is passionate about changing the way people travel in Nigeria and west Africa and has created jetWest to achieve this. Here Breaking Travel News finds out more about the new carrier during AviaDev, this year being hosted in the Rwandan capital of Kigali.

Patrick Nkulikiyimfura, managing director, Akagera Aviation

Patrick Nkulikiyimfura, managing director, Akagera Aviation

11 October 2017

Breaking Travel News talks to Patrick Nkulikiyimfura, managing director, Akagera Aviation, during AviaDev 2017. On the agenda is the significance of aviation in the development of Rwanda and the part his company has to play.

Ato Girma Wake, chairman, RwandAir

Ato Girma Wake, chairman, RwandAir

10 October 2017

Considered the godfather of the African aviation market for his role at Ethiopian Airlines, Ato Girma Wake is now seeking to repeat the trick as chairman of RwandAir. He here speaks to Breaking Travel News during AviaDev in Kigali to reveal all.

James Musoni, minister of infrastructure for Rwanda

James Musoni, minister of infrastructure for Rwanda

10 October 2017

Breaking Travel News talks to James Musoni, minister of infrastructure for Rwanda, about the importance of the aviation sector for the development of the country during AviaDev 2017. Also on the agenda is the new airport currently under construction in the destination.