Routes Europe 2018

The route development forum for Europe

Bilbao, Basque Country
22 – 24 April 2018

Routes Europe 2018 took place in Bilbao, Basque Country from 22 – 24 April 2018. Routes Europe 2025 will take place in Seville, Spain from 8 – 10 April 2025. View all our other upcoming route development events.

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Routes Europe provides organisations with an efficient platform to discuss new business opportunities with the region's leading airlines, airports and tourism authorities.

With 45 meeting slots and unlimited networking opportunities, this event will allow you to engage in business-focused discussions with Europe's key decision makers.  Don't miss your opportunity to connect with this influential audience of air service development professionals. Take advantage of the unique cost and time saving benefits that the event provides and register your place for Europe's most important route development event. 

Who attends?

  1,200 Delegates

  100 Airlines

  300 Airports

  50 Tourism Authorities

  4,800 Face-to-face meetings

  20 Speakers

“For Bremen Airport, the Routes conferences are the most important events of the year and a hotspot of the aviation industry. Nowhere else we have the opportunity to meet so many decision makers of the airline community.”

Florian Kruse
Bremen Airport

Face-to-face meetings

Over three concentrated business days, 1200 delegates will take part in over 4,800 face-to-face meetings to discuss new and existing air services.

Routes Europe Meetings

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

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 Europe is a great event that gives airlines and airport an opportunity to meet to discuss new routes or catch-up on existing routes.”

Rikke Munk Christensen
Vice President, Traffic Planning

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Networking events

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 events are some of our most important touchpoints in the year with our airline customers. We really value personal contact and Routes offers the ideal setting for that!”

Marcel Lekkerkerk
Director Aviation Marketing
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol


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

Routes Europe Conference

Routes Asia brings together top-level speakers from across the sphere of aviation, including airlines, airports, destinations, aircraft manufacturers and more, to discuss the most pressing issues facing aviation now and into the future.

Confirmed speakers include: 

Jochen Schmidt

Jochen Schnadt

Chief Commercial Officer
bmi Regional

Alex Cruz

Alex Cruz

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
British Airways

Wilken Bellman

Wilken Bellmann

Head of Network Planning & Scheduling

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“Routes Europe offers unique time-saving benefits. It is a fantastic opportunity to identify new opportunities and engage with industry partners”

Andreas Mathisen
Head of Route and Business Development
Aalborg Airport

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

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