Routes Africa 2018 took place in Accra, Ghana from 16 - 18 July 2018. View all our other upcoming route development events.
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.
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.
15 Tourism Authorities
600 Face-to-face meetings
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 Routes Africa 2018 News
Qatar Airways is launching routes to eight new destinations, three of which have hosted Routes events in the past 18 months.
- Infographic: Routes review 2018
- Routes lending a helping hand in Accra
- Africa must ‘build for the future’ to be like China
- Video: key quotes from Routes Africa
- SAA targets South America partnerships
- In case you missed it: key stories from Routes Africa 2018