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 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.
The Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority and the AviAssist Foundation, Africa’s only independent, non-profit organisation dedicated solely to the safety improvements in aviation on the continent, have announced a partnership to establish the AviAssist Safety Promotion Centre Rwanda.
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.
New routes and fresh optimism have prompted robust growth in Africa’s international flight arrivals this year according to the latest data from ForwardKeys, which predicts future global travel patterns by analysing more than 17 million booking transactions a day.
Breaking Travel News talks to Silas Udahemuka, director general, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, about the importance of aviation to the development of the domestic economy.