World Routes 2016

The 22nd World Route Development Forum

Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
24 – 27 September 2016

Why Attend?

World Routes presents unlimited opportunities to discuss future air service opportunities with the most senior aviation professionals from across the globe. 

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In 2016, the event will attract 3,000 delegates including 300 airlines, 700 airports and 130 tourism authorities from 110 countries.

Over three days, they will take part in over 13,000 face-to-face meetings to build relationships, develop strategy and negotiate, plan or discuss the future of global air service.

The core of World Routes is the face-to-face meetings which take place throughout the duration of the event. By bringing the world’s airlines, airports and tourism authorities under one roof, World Routes offers incomparable cost and time-saving benefits at one unifying event.

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Airports and Destinations

You can request your meetings ahead of the event and build your own diary to ensure you meet with your key targets. The event offers a unique platform to promote your airport or destination and delivers proven results for organisations wanting to secure new routes. Discover how one of our clients secured a new route just five weeks after attending World Routes 2015.

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Airlines are able to organise their diaries to meet their requirements. World Routes also offers airlines the opportunity to facilitate interline, alliance and codeshare meetings with other carriers to talk through existing and new agreements, marketing deals, SPAs and scheduled connections.

Join the 3,000 route development professionals set to attend the world’s most important route development event to shape the future of the world’s air services.

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