A Fast 5 interview with Lon Ziegler, CommutAir VP maintenance, who talks about how the United Express operator, which logs about 100 flights per day, plans to rapidly expand.
The growth compared to the world is well above average.
South African Airways has only added two additional aircraft to its fleet size over the past 10 years.
See Africa's 2017 MRO demand, expenditures and fleet make-up.
The leading in-service aircraft in this region include the Airbus A320 and the Boeing 777-300ER.
VivaAerobus has acquired 14 new aircraft in the past year, including two new Airbus A320Neos.
Azul has seen more than a 200% increase in its fleet size over the past five years.