With Routes Asia still over three months away 50 airlines have already signed up to attend the event in 2015 which will take place 15-17 March in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China.
The event, which is the annual gathering of air service decision makers for the Asia-Pacific region, is expected to attract 100 airlines, over 150 airports and over 25 tourism authorities along with a number of other industry stakeholders from across the region to discuss air service development.
Registrations to date indicate a strong low cost carrier presence at the event with registrations already received from the likes of Scoot, Hong Kong Express Airways, Cebu Pacific Air, Spring Airlines, AirAsia Group and NokScoot. Registrations are also flooding in from the region’s flag carriers with Japan Airlines, Air India, Cathay Pacific, All Nippon Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Air New Zealand and Philippine Airlines also registered to attend whilst carriers from outside the region who have confirmed their presence include: Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Thomas Cook UK and Condor Airlines.
As well as strong attendance from the region’s carriers, almost 120 delegates representing over 50 airports have also confirmed their place at the event, which is hosted by Yunnan Airport Group Co., Ltd. owners of Kunming Changshui International Airport, and supported by their partners Yunnan Provincial Civil Aviation Development and Management Bureau and Yunnan Provincial Tourism Development Commission. Most recent additions to this list are Oman Airports Management Company and Brisbane Airport. The complete and up to date attendee list can be found online, so take a look at which airlines airports and other industry stakeholders you could meet with.
In addition to the Face-to-Face Meetings which are at the heart of all Routes events the Routes Asia Strategy Summit will take place on Sunday 15th March with industry thought leaders from across the region gathering to discuss some of the most topical issues affecting aviation across the Asia-Pacific region today.
Key speakers who will take part in this hard-hitting event, which is open to all attending delegates, include: Ms Zhang Xiuzhi, CEO of Spring Airlines; Hou Wei, Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of Hainan Airlines; Andrew Cowen, Deputy CEO of Hong Kong Express; Andrew Herdman, Director General of AAPA, Association Of Asia Pacific Airlines and Mr Conrad Clifford – IATA’s Regional Vice-President for Asia-Pacific.
More information on the Routes Asia Strategy Summit can be found on Routesonline.com along with a complete list of the sessions taking place.
Register now for Routes Asia 2015 in Kunming.