A two-day summit, which will focus on strategies, opportunities and challenges affecting the aviation industry in Africa, and dubbed ”Aviation Africa 2015”, will be held in Dubai, UAE , between 10-11 May, 2015, organisers announced Tuesday.
In a statement, obtained by PANA, the organisers said NEXUS from Saudi Arabia and Wyvern Consulting from USA have joined up with the event to become main sponsors.
”The link with these two companies is a perfect fit for the Aviation Africa event, which has launched to address the growth opportunities in the African continent for the aviation industry,” the statement noted.
According to the statement, the two-day Summit will focus on strategies, opportunities and the challenges affecting the industry and a key focus area will be the safety challenges in Africa.
NEXUS provides Flight Operations and Support with a massive commitment to safety.
It was launched in 2010 and is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is said to have opened a regional office in Rwanda and already identified the opportunities the region can offer.
Meanwhile, Wyvern Consulting is a U.S. company providing safety intelligence data and onsite risk assessments to business and private aviation communities for over 20 years.
NEXUS is said to be Wyvern Consulting’s international partner covering the Middle East, Asia and Africa regions.
“We are delighted to welcome Nexus and Wyvern Consulting to the Aviation Africa 2015 event. I recently visited Nexus at their head office in Jeddah and was very impressed with their level of service across the business aviation sector and their level of commitment to safety, security and people,” Alan Peaford, Managing Director of Aerocomm Ltd, responsible for creating the Summit’s two-day programme, remarked.
”We will be covering all these topics in our Summit programme and it is companies like Nexus and Wyvern that will be important contributors to the Summit discussions,” he added.