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Aviation Africa to return in September 2022

Posted 15 September 2021 · Add Comment

Aviation Africa summit and exhibition will return to Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda, on 15-16 September, 2022.

The President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, and CEO of Qatar Airways Group, Akbar Al Baker, attended the last Aviation Africa event in Rwanda in 2019.   Image: BillyPix

The event which is a two-day summit and exhibition has the support of the Rwandan Government to host a live, networking event and start reviving the African aviation industry post-covid.


The Rwanda Government represented in the aviation sector by The Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority and RwandAir will be joined by the official airline for the 2022 event - Qatar Airways. Already confirmed for next year is Gold sponsor Airbus and Silver sponsors Embraer, Navpass and Skyplan.


The 2022 summit continues the work it has been doing for the past 5 events in building and shaping Africa's aviation industry.


Topics at the event will include:


Safety – in partnership with The Aviation Safety Alliance for Africa (ASAA) – sharing safety resources and changing attitudes to deliver a safe industry


MRO – Bouncing back with survival plans


People – the lost millions and planning head. If the continent is to deliver its dream, then who will make it happen?


Future Aerospace – From AAM, to UAVs to Airships and Cyber Security


Visitors will also hear from panels of African and global experts discussing the opportunities and pitfalls to achieving aviation growth across the African continent.


“We really look forward to being back in 'Remarkable Rwanda' in 2022. It will have been 3 years since our last show at Kigali Convention Centre and as we know a lot has happened in that time,” said Mark Brown, managing director of Times Aerospace. “Events like Aviation Africa are more important now than ever before for Africa’s economic recovery and future prosperity - it is essential to expedite the safe restart of the aviation industry.”

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