Meet Our Editorial Team

Our editorial team covers news on route development, Routes events as well as offering expert opinions on the issues related to the industry

Richard Maslen

Editor / Content Manager,

Richard leads the Routesonline community delivering content every day and the weekly Routes Update e-newsletter and daily event publication. With over 16 years in the industry working for a number of aviation publications he brings the team a wealth of experience and insight.

Wesley Charnock

Head of Digital Content - Aviation,

Wesley leads the Routes & ASM digital content team, responsible for delivering content over multiple channels and innovation within the business. A specialist in digital news, social media and content creation, Wesley has worked with some of the UK's top businesses and publications.

Jim Liu

Data Analyst, UBM EMEA

Jim is responsible for the content on Airlineroute, which offers an indispensible guide to flight schedule updates. Launched in 2007, the site became part of the Routesonline content offering in 2010 and continues to provide breaking news on new routes and schedule changes to the network development community.

Karen Reeves

Communications & Content Marketing Manager, Routes

Karen has 15 years' experience in roles covering media relations, public affairs, social media and marketing. She joined Routes in January 2016 after a four-month stint at sister company ASM where she learned about the intricacies of route development. Previous roles include senior press officer at Gatwick Airport.

Catherine Makrandreou

Senior Marketing Manager,

Catherine joined Routes in 2011, following five years spent at a boutique aviation publishing firm. She is responsible for overseeing and executing all marketing communications for the Routes events.

Vicky Aitken

Marketing Manager,

A CIM trained professional with eight years of B2B marketing expertise specialising in the event management industry, across a wide range of sectors including automotive, medical, legal, food and travel.

Ellie Wells

Senior Marketing Executive,

More about Routesonline and Routes Update

Routesonline’s enhanced Breaking News and Analysis brings together the regular schedule updates of Airlineroute with the more detailed news and analysis of Routes Update to provide daily coverage of all the major developments in the network development community.

Registration is free and open to everyone, register for a daily news digest from Airlineroute or register for Routesonline and a weekly analysis of the key route development stories from Routes Update.

Make sure you don't miss the latest industry intelligence by following @routesonline and @airlineroute, along with our event hashtags #RoutesAfrica, #RoutesAmericas, #RoutesAsia#RoutesEurope and #WorldRoutes.