About Routes

The Routes business is focused entirely on aviation route development and the company's portfolio includes events, media and online businesses.

The company organises and operates world-renowned airline and airport networking events through its regional and World Route Development Forums. They are held in key markets throughout the year in Asia, Europe and the Americas.

These events are supported by the online platform for air service development, Routes 360, which provides airports with the ability to promote their market opportunities and acts as the airline industry's central source of market data and route development information.

Register with us today, create your free personal profile and start connecting with the route development community online. Visit our events listing for a full list of upcoming events, find out all the latest route development news and analysis in our news area, listen to our latest podcasts and sign-up to Routes 360 for more opportunities to expand your network and join a global community of air service development professionals.

Routes is part of the Aviation Week Network and is an Informa business.

Our Events

Previous and future Routes World events

Previous and future regional events

Routes Asia

Routes Africa/Middle East & Africa

Routes Europe

  • Warsaw, Poland, 21-23 May 2006, hosted by PPL 
  • Sofia, Bulgaria, 13-15 May 2007, hosted by Sofia International Airport  
  • Porto, Portugal, 11 - 13 May 2008, hosted by ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal 
  • Prague, Czech Republic 17-19 May 2009, hosted by Prague Airport 
  • Toulouse, France, 13 -15 May 2010, hosted by Toulouse Airport 
  • Cagliari, Sardinia 8-10 May 2011, hosted by Cagliari Airport
  • Tallinn, Estonia 20-22 May 2012, hosted by Tallinn Airport
  • Budapest, Hungary, 12-14 May 2013, hosted by Budapest Airport
  • Marseille, France, 6-8 April 2014, hosted by Marseille Provence Airport
  • Aberdeen, Scotland, 12-14 April 2015, hosted by Aberdeen City and Shire
  • Kraków, Poland, 23-26 April 2016, hosted by Kraków Airport
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland, 23-25 2017, hosted by Invest Northern Ireland and Visit Belfast
  • Bilbao, Basque Country, 22-24 April 2018, hosted by Basquetour and The Basque Government
  • Hannover, Germany, 8-10 April 2019, hosted by Hannover Airport, with the support of Lower Saxony state government and Hannover City Council
  • Bergen, Norway, 18-20 May 2022, hosted by Avinor
  • Lodz, Poland, 9-11 May 2023, hosted by Lodz Airport Central Poland.
  • Aarhus, Denmark, 22-24 April 2024, hosted by Aarhus Airport and VisitAarhus

Routes Americas

Routes CIS/Silk Road

TakeOff North America

  • Memphis, Tennessee, 29-30 October 2018, event supported by Memphis International Airport and Memphis Tourism
  • Orlando/Sanford, Florida, 28-29 October 2019, event supported by Orlando Sanford International Airport
  • Denver, Colorado, 26-27 October 2020
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1-3 November 2021, event supported by Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR), Visit Baton Rouge and Louisiana Office of Tourism
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, 16-18 October 2022, event supported by Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority as part of Routes World 2022
  • Atlantic City, New Jersey, 13-15 October 2023, event supported by Atlantic City International Airport and Visit Atlantic City.