Aviation Development (AviaDev) today announced the appointment of Toni Ukachukwu as the new Africa Aviation Director of AviaDev.
Ukachukwu is the Founder/Chief Executive of Aviators Africa, a resource integrated media and marketing company servicing the Africa’s travel and tourism sectors. He currently function as the Editor-In-Chief of the company’s premium quarterly publication, the Aviators Africa Magazine, that solely reports the activities in the Africa’s aviation industry.
He is also the Nigeria Regional Manager of Africa Business Travel Association (ABTA) where he is overseeing the affairs of the association in the region.
Toni co-founded Aviators Africa Academy, a social enterprise aimed at inspiring the next Africa’s generation of aviation and aerospace professionals towards mitigating the anticipated manpower shortfall in Africa aviation industry based on Boeing and Airbus 20 year outlooks, with Jon Howell. He has been leading Aviators Africa Academy team to organise outreaches, workshops, and conferences across African cities (Cape Town South Africa; Accra, Ghana; Lagos, Nigeria, and Kigali, Rwanda).
As the Africa Director, Toni will lead AviaDev’s commercial strategy, with responsibility for revenues and operations across advertising and other areas. He will report to Jon Howell, Chief Executive of AviaDev, and will work closely with Juraj Toth, AviaDev’s Director, Europe.
According to Jon Howell, Toni Ukachukwu brings unrivalled passion for Africa aviation.
AviaDev is a premier air route development conference, dedicated to developing connectivity to all parts of the globe. AviaDev held its first three inaugural events in Kigali, Rwanda with the aim of improving connectivity to, from, and within the continent of Africa.
The 2018 event held in Cape Town, South Africa, attracted top echelons in aviation, travel and tourism sectors within and outside Africa.