Kirby Gordon, Chief Marketing Officer, FlySafair. Spreading our wings beyond SA's borders
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The Covid crisis has had a profound impact on the aviation sector in Africa and these shifting sands have demanded resilience and have inspired new innovative approaches to ensure survival. One airline famed for its innovation is South Africa's FlySafair and they have announced that they will launch their first service outside of South Africa’s borders on March 8 2022 with a two weekly service to the beautiful island of Mauritius. Kirby Gordon joins me for this podcast and is full of optimism for the immediate future.  Together, we discuss: Why now is the right time to launch the Mauritius route and what is the passenger profile expected on the route FlySafair's regional expansion plans. What does the airline look for from a potential airport/ destination partner? FlySafair's approach to partnerships Further innovations to add to the product mix.  If you enjoyed this episode, please share it with someone that you think would benefit from listening and don’t forget to leave us a review so we can be found by even more people. You can also visit the AviaDev website to find out more and sign up for AviaDev Africa taking place on the treasure island of Madagascar this June.
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