Why Attend?

The route development forum for the CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Central Asia.


Routes Silk Road provides you with unique opportunities to meet and network with key players from the route development community. Over three business days, delegates will be able to arrange meetings and network with key targets during a comprehensive programme of face-to-face meetings and networking events, hear from high-profile speakers during the Routes Silk Road 2019 conference programme, achieve an exclusive accreditation from the world’s leading route development consultants and promote their brands to senior leaders through a range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

Engage in business-focused meetings

With more than 20 available meeting slots, Routes Silk Road provides an efficient platform for senior decision makers from airlines, airports, tourism authorities and other aviation stakeholders to meet and discuss the route development plans that will go on to shape the region's future route networks.

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Join the debate and gain exclusive industry insight

Comprising the most high-level speakers from across the sphere of aviation, the conference programme will provide delegates with a holistic view of the most pressing issues currently facing the industry. Join IATA, ACI, leading airlines and more as they deliver exclusive insight into how the market has changed in recent years and what it holds for 2019 and beyond.

View the full conference programme

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Network with your industry peers

More than 230 route development professionals from across the region and beyond are expected to attend Routes Silk Road 2019. A programme of informal and formal networking opportunities will enable you to build valuable relationships with senior decision makers from the world’s leading and fastest-growing airlines, airports and aviation stakeholders.

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Networking at RSR19

Who attends?


Routes Silk Road brings together senior network planners from leading carriers, including Turkish Airlines, Air China, AirAsia Group, Nordwind Airlines and many more, who utilise the event's efficient platform to expand their contacts and develop network strategy.

Discover which airlines will be attending


Airport companies attending Routes Silk Road have unprecedented access to their target airlines. Through a series of face-to-face meetings, networking functions and the opportunity to exhibit or sponsor, the event offers the airport community a direct path to qualified audiences from leading carriers.  

View the full list of airports confirmed to attend

Tourism Authorities

Allowing them to showcase their destination to the region's other aviation stakeholders at the event, tourism boards utilise this unique platform to help drive significant economic growth within their region, often working with their airport partners to present compelling route development business cases.

Industry Suppliers

Providing them with the opportunity to put their brand in front of the region's leading airlines, airports and tourism authorities through a variety of sponsorship and exhibition packages, Routes Silk Road is a 'must attend' event for industry suppliers from across the sphere of aviation.

Seniority of Delegation

Senior airline representatives from flag, network and low-cost carriers from across the region and beyond that will be accepting meetings at the event include:

  • Group Head of Airport Partnerships and Incentives, AirAsia Group
  • Senior Manager – Networking Planning, Air China
  • Chief Commercial Officer, Atlasglobal
  • Chief Business Development Officer, Hahn Air Lines
  • Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines
  • Network & Schedule Planning Manager, Nordwind Airlines
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