Why AviaDev?

AviaDev Africa is a unique event bringing together airports, airlines, governments, industry suppliers and tourism authorities to determine the future air connectivity and infrastructure development of Africa.

Taking place alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum, the events provide an opportunity for the aviation and hotel development communities to share intelligence on their future plans, catalysing tourism development on the continent

Keep me updated Download 2017 Programme

AviaDev 2016 video

"AviaDev was a truly African aviation conference that provided an invaluable opportunity to discuss the development of routes to and from Cameroon, network with industry colleagues and take the pulse of the industry in Africa."

Akkum Ritzentelar, Head of Air Transport Division, Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority

Airlines attending in 2017

AviaDev is delighted to be partnering with the World Travel Awards for its Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 which will take place on Tuesday 10 October. AviaDev attendees are invited to join the awards reception at a special rate.

Voting for the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony concludes on the 21st August 2017, place your vote now. View the full list of nominees

"AviaDev provides a unique forum for exchange of ideas, networking and identifying potential cooperation avenues between African partners"

Darvin Takoor, Manager Alliances and Partnerships, Air Mauritius

Why Attend?

Unlimited networking:

Initiate contact with attendees before the event.

Gain Insights:

Workshops providing an overview on the African market.


Right across the industry: Airports, Airlines, Suppliers, and Tourism Authorities.

Sponsor Exhibition:

Meet the key stakeholders in the market.

"When analyzing the feasibility of potential hotel projects in Africa, airlift is a key component to success in an emerging market. Data regarding airlift is often not transparent and difficult to come by. AviaDev/AHIF is a forum that allows brands and airlines to connect and collaborate."​

Ilana Edelman, Hyatt International


AviaDev’s sponsors are experts in the field of aviation development. They are at the forefront of this growing industry and leading the way in this sector.

Become a sponsor          View AviaDev Prospectus