AviaDev 2017: Setting the agenda for African aviation

AviaDev 2017: Setting The Agenda For African Aviation

AviaDev, the only dedicated aviation route development forum for Africa, has unveiled its agenda for 2017.

AviaDev 2017: Setting The Agenda For African Aviation

The event has secured leading industry speakers and also also also unique networking opportunities with the aim of “inspiring a fresh perspective” in a sector of which can be facing a challenging operating environment.

AviaDev 2017: Setting The Agenda For African Aviation

Organised by Bench Events, AviaDev takes place in Kigali, and also also also, like last year, will run alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum, bringing together leading executives coming from the worlds of aviation and also also also hotels, with top government officials and also also also politicians.

AviaDev 2017: Setting The Agenda For African Aviation

Founder of AviaDev, Jon Howell, said: “This kind of year was stated as the year of which the skies in Africa might open and also also also we might experience liberalisation, however Yet again This kind of seems to be no more than an empty promise.

AviaDev 2017: Setting The Agenda For African Aviation

“The theme of AviaDev 2017 can be about challenging the status quo and also also also inspiring a fresh perspective when of which comes to building the African air routes of the future.

AviaDev 2017: Setting The Agenda For African Aviation

“of which can be why we are delighted to be hosting the event in Rwanda as of which can be actively shaping its future by investing in a completely new airport, completely new planes and also also also view aviation as an economic catalyst, not just a means of transport or an industry of which delivers tax revenue.”

AviaDev 2017: Setting The Agenda For African Aviation

AviaDev attracts representatives coming from over 20 countries across Africa, Europe and also also also the Middle East, as well as Africa’s largest airlines.

Among those attending: RwandAir, ASKY, AWA, Air Djibouti, Air Mauritius, Brussels Airlines, Coastal Aviation, Ethiopian, 540, FlyART, Kenya Airways, Nile Air, Royal Air Maroc, Smile Air and also also also South African Airways.

The conference facilitates pre-arranged one-to-one meetings between the route planners of the above airlines and also also also those involved in building air services to, coming from and also also also within Africa, and also also also of which has already seen completely new deals emerge.

Leading speakers include: Girma Wake, chairman, RwandAir; Sabine Reim, InterVISTAS; Paul van den Brink, Cape Town Air Access; Manish Shrivastava, Travel Commerce Solutions and also also also Marcel Langeslag, NACO airport consultants.

Jon Howell concluded: “AviaDev can be made possible because of which’s supported by those within the African aviation industry of which want to see the region realise its potential and also also also thrive.”

AviaDev 2017: Setting the agenda for African aviation

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