Routes recognises the importance of enhancing intra-Africa air connectivity to stimulate economic development across the region.
Routes Africa is the longest standing and most established aviation forum bringing together leading airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss air services to, from and within Africa for over a decade. Download the Routes Africa 2018 brochure.
By uniting the region’s key decision makers, Routes Africa provides an effective platform for key decision makers to update their industry knowledge, discuss potential and existing air services, and network with industry influencers.
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15 Tourism Authorities
600 Face-to-face meetings
“With the B737 MAX 8 joining our fleet both in Germany and Turkey next year, Africa is more on our radar than ever – Routes Africa comes at a perfect time for us”Wilken Bellmann
Head of Network Planning and Scheduling
Routes Africa brings together top-level speakers from across the sphere of aviation to discuss the most pressing issues facing the industry. Will the Single African Air Transport Market agreement enable large airlines to emerge and dominate the industry? How can the region's airlines tackle the challenges faced by aging infrastructure and rising oil prices? Gain actionable insight and update your industry knowledge during the Routes Africa conference programme.
"Routes Africa provides an excellent opportunity for global businesses to interact and discuss opportunities within the African market. From my very first attendance in 2007, contracts were agreed and since maintained enabling the relationships to build."Paul Walker
Director of Sales
Over the course of the event, 250 delegates will take part in over 600 face-to-face meetings to discuss new and existing air services. The travel and tourism industries directly contributed more than USD 66.4 billion to Africa's economy in 2017. Routes Africa provides the most convenient platform for decision makers to negotiate new air services, discuss existing routes and improve the continent's air connectivity.
The Routes Africa hospitality programme is designed to maximise business development and networking opportunities. Engage with your industry peers in a relaxed setting and foster new business relationships with your key targets.
Latest Event News
In the first of our new features, we take a closer look at one of the airlines registered for an upcoming Routes event.
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