Routes Asia 2020

Routes Asia 2020

The Routes Awards are highly regarded as the most prestigious awards in the industry as they are voted for and judged by the airline network planning community.

About the Routes Asia 2020 Awards

The Routes Asia 2020 Awards aim to recognise excellence in airport and destination marketing and provide the region's airports and tourism authorities with the opportunity to showcase how their organisation has excelled in air service development marketing over the last 12 months.

The Routes Asia 2020 Awards will take place at the Routes Asia Networking Evening on Monday 8 June. The Overall Winner announced in Chiang Mai will be automatically shortlisted for the World Routes 2020 Awards, taking place in Milan in September 2020.

“We operate in a very competitive environment, not just in South East Queensland but the whole of Australia, so you have to continue to innovate and go above and beyond for your customers. We don’t do it for the awards, but this is fantastic recognition for what we’ve achieved.”

Brisbane Airport - Winner Quote AwardsJim Parashos
Head of Aviation Business Development, Airline and Retail Management
Brisbane Airport
Overall Winner of the Routes Asia 2019 Awards

Routes Asia 2020 Awards Schedule

Voting opens Thursday 2 January 2020
Voting closes Friday 24 January 2020
Companies shortlisted Wednesday 29 January 2020
Deadline for submissions to be received by Routes Friday 1 May 2020
Results announced at Routes Asia in Chiang Mai Monday 8 June 2020

For further information about the Routes Asia Awards, please contact Rachel Pickford.


What are the Routes Awards?

The Routes Awards were created in 1997 to recognise excellence in airport marketing as voted by airlines. They provide the airline community with the chance to have their say as to which airport they think provides the best overall marketing services to them.

When do the Routes Asia Awards take place?

The Routes Asia 2020 Awards Ceremony will take place during the Networking Evening on Monday 8 June at Routes Asia in Chiang Mai.

What is the voting process?

The airline network planning community place their votes on The airlines are asked to mark their airports or destinations of choice (5 of each) in order of preference and these are then automatically scored by priority within our online system.

What should I consider when voting?

Airlines should consider the airports and destinations whose marketing efforts, over the last 12 months have made a real impact on their future network development plans. This may include such things as; their market research activities; their marketing and communications activity, their business case presentations for new market opportunities; their joint communication campaigns with third parties and innovative use of technologies or techniques to support their airline by any airport.

What are the voting criteria?

It is a combination of airports that are voted for by the airline community on our website and in the event of a tie, the airports that have achieved the highest growth in seat capacity in the last 12 months.

What are the categories in the Routes Asia Awards?

Once voting is closed, airports are split into size category from under 4 million passengers to airports larger than 20 million passengers in addition to the destination category.

Who is automatically shortlisted for the World Routes Awards?

All overall winners from the Regional Routes Awards will be automatically shortlisted for the World Routes Awards in Milan.