World Routes 2016

The 22nd World Route Development Forum

Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
24 - 27 September 2016

Routes Talks


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Taking place on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 September, Routes Talks are a series of presentations, dedictaed to providing interesting and engaging content for attendees of World Routes. 

A Q&A session will folow each presentation. 

Programme Day 1 - 26/09/2016

  • 08:30 - 08:50

    Doing Business in China

    As the Chinese aviation market continues to grow, there is considerable interest in this important market from across the globe. This talk and help you to understand:

    • How and why doing business with China is different
    • How the Chinese aviation sector operates
    • The nuances of the market in terms of how decisions are made


  • Olivier Jager 13:40 - 14:00

    Monitoring the Impact of Events on Air demand

    Olivier Jager, CEO , Forward Keys

  • Michael Targett 14:10 - 14:30

    Visualising Aviation Analytics

    Michael Targett, Senior Director, Data, FlightGlobal

    Identifying the underlying story behind a data set can be a challenge, especially for a non-technical audience. Finding the right way of visualising the data can be a powerful way of bringing the story to the front and making the data actionable. FlightGlobal explores new air travel data combinations and how best to visualise the findings.

  • Jeremy Robinson 15:45 - 16:05

    Brexit and Global Aviation: all change or no change?

    Jeremy Robinson, Partner, Watson, Farley & Williams

    As the UK and Europe begin to understand the implications of the recent Brexit vote to leave the European Union, what will this means for airlines and airports across Europe and beyond? Will new bi-lateral agreements need to be negotiated? What will this mean for airport taxes and charges? Is this the end of cheaper fares

  • Alan Polivnick 16:15 - 16:35

    Open skies in Asia and what they mean for low-cost carriers.

    Alan Polivnick, Partner, Watson, Farley & Williams

    What do you need to know about the ASEAN Open Skies/Single Aviation Market? How has it been implemented? What more needs to be done? What are the benefits? What are the risks and dangers? What do you need to do to take advantage of it? What do you need to do to prepare for the competition?

* Please note like all events, the programme is subject to change.

Programme Day 2 - 27/09/2016

* Please note like all events, the programme is subject to change.