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.
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.
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.
Founder Jon Howell has welcomed over 100 industry leaders to Rwandan capital Kigali for AviaDev 2017. Taking place at the newly built Kigali Convention Centre, the event is the only dedicated air service development event for Africa, taking place on the African continent in 2017.
AviaDev, the only dedicated aviation route development forum for Africa, has unveiled its agenda for 2017. The event has secured leading industry speakers and unique networking opportunities with the aim of “inspiring a fresh perspective” in a sector that is facing a challenging operating environment.