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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 earlier this year in February, in Kigali, Rwanda.



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 four editions as the continent's largest aviation event.

Mark Brown, Managing 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 worldwide 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.

 

 

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