Routes Americas 2018

The route development forum for the Americas

Quito, Ecuador
13 – 15 February 2018

Routes Americas 2018 took place in Quito, Ecuador from 13 – 15 February 2018. Routes Americas 2025 will take place in Nassau & Paradise Island, Bahamas from 10 – 12 February 2025. View all our other upcoming route development events.

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Secure your place at the only route development forum that unites the Americas. 

The 11th Routes Americas will take place in Quito, Ecuador and is your opportunity to meet with senior decision makers from the region’s airlines, airports and destinations to discuss new market opportunities and the evolution of existing services. 

The event connects you with the most senior decision makers and offers extensive networking opportunities to enable you to build high-value relationships with some of the most influential aviation professionals from across the region. 

For more information on visiting Quito, please visit our dedicated webpage.

*Please note that we will not be able to accept any on-site registrations this year. Please ensure all registrations are complete by Thursday, February 8th.  

Who attends?

  650 Delegates

  70 Airlines

  150 Airports

  35 Tourism Authorities

  2,100 Face-to-face meetings

  28 Speakers

“Many of the air service wins for our global airport network are rooted in our involvement at Routes Americas.”

Jeremy Pennington
Director, Air Service Development
Vantage Airport Group

Face-to-face meetings

Over three concentrated business days, 800 delegates will take part in over 2,000 face-to-face meetings to discuss new and existing air services.

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Pre-scheduled meetings

Information for airlines, airports and tourism authorities, who are able to request and schedule meetings ahead of the event.

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City Pair Meetings

City pair meetings

Airports and tourism authorities will be able to request up to 8 city pair meetings, at no additional cost.

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On-Site Meeting System

On-site meeting requests

Available to all attending delegates, the On-site Meeting System provides real-time updates and around-the-clock functionality.

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“Routes Americas is a great and unique opportunity to get in touch and follow up with all airlines in subjects around network planning.”

Valeria Bucheli
Senior Advisor

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Designed to maximise business development and networking opportunities, the hospitality programme provides an informal setting for delegates to foster new and develop existing business relationships.

“Routes Americas is a perfect event to find new opportunities for growth and connect with different airports, airlines and providers.”

Silvia Meneses Aguilar
Strategic Planning Specialist


Industry experts will provide a valuable insight into key air service development issues currently affecting the route development community. 

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Our conference programme brings together top-level speakers from across the sphere of aviation, including airlines, airports, destinations, aircraft manufacturers and more, to engage in thought-provoking discussion of the most pressing issues facing aviation now and into the future.

Speakers include: 

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Juan Carlos Zuazua

Chief Executive Officer

Peter Cerda

Regional VP, Americas

Peter Cerdá

Stephen Rapp

 Chief Commercial Officer
Viva Air

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“Routes Americas is the perfect place to have extremely productive meetings with airports and quickly detect opportunities to expand.”

Andres Fabre

Join the region's airlines, airports, tourism authorities and industry influencers at Routes Americas 2018. Register your place today and take advantage of the unique cost and time-saving benefits that the event provides.

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The Hosts

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The Quito International Airport is the main gateway to Ecuador. It opened in 2013 as the only greenfield airport in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Quito Turismo

Quito Tourism Board is working towards making Quito a must visit destination in South America, providing a collection of memorable tourist experiences for visitors and residents.

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