in Events

Aviation Africa Summit & Exhibition wins ‘Best International Event’ at EN Indy Awards

Posted 15 October 2019 · Add Comment

Aviation Africa has won 'Best International Event' for the 2019 event held in Kigali, Rwanda in February this year.



Above:
The Aviation Africa team (left to right): Clare Brown, Alan Peaford, Mark Brown, Alison Weller and Clive Richardson.

The two-day summit and exhibition which hosted over 866 attendees from 90 countries, with almost ALL the African nations represented and an exhibition featuring 100 exhibitors and sponsors is now firmly established after just 4 editions as the continent's largest aviation event.

Mark Brown, director of Times Aerospace Events said "We are delighted that Aviation Africa is being recognised globally. We are happy to accept this award along with our partners in Rwanda – Government of Rwanda, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, Rwanda Development Board and the Rwanda Defence Force and the official airline RwandAir. Aviation Africa not only brings together the African and world-wide aviation industry it also helps put African countries in the spotlight for development and we are certainly achieving that in Rwanda."

Colonel Silas Udahemuka - director general, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority commented from Rwanda "We most sincerely feel very proud of the team and the award won". 

The next edition of Aviation Africa takes place 4&5 March 2020 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Combat pilot Mfeka is a SAAF history-maker

The South African Air Force (SAAF) now has its first black female combat pilot, writes Jon Lake.

Skyworld Aviation arranges sale of two ERJ 145 LRs to Air Peace

Skyworld Aviation has announced the sale of two FAA registered ERJ 145 LR aircraft to Air Peace of Nigeria.

Paramount powers Draken’s first Mirage F1 flight

Paramount Aerospace Systems has provided the upgrade and engineering support for Draken International’s first regenerated Mirage F1 that took to the skies on its maiden flight over Lakeland Linder International Airport, Lakeland,

Kenya Air Force selects AbuDhabi's GAL

Kenya's Ministry of Defence has selected Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL) – part of the new Abu Dhabi-based Edge Group to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to the Kenya Air Force.

Swiss bank on the Hart of Africa

Booming business across Africa and the resulting increase in high-net-worth individuals is supporting the need for business aviation, encouraging some of the world’s top luxury services providers to invest in the region. Dave

EgyptAir and AerCap sign leasing agreements

EgyptAir and AerCap announced today they have executed long-term operating leases for two Boeing 787-9 aircraft, the aircraft are from AerCap’s order book with Boeing and the first unit is scheduled to deliver in 2021 with the second

AVMENA20 SK1309100620
See us at
Dubai AS BT2006211119AVAFA20BT2207050320AVMENA20 BT1309100620