In pictures: Ghana celebrates Routes Africa return

A ceremony to celebrate the forthcoming Routes Africa route development forum has been held in Accra.

A ceremony to celebrate Routes Africa 2018 being held in Ghana has been held in the country's capital Accra.  This year’s event will be held from 16-18 July and hosted by Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL).

At a launch ceremony, GACL's managing director John Attafuah said the event would offer a "unique opportunity to showcase the potential of Ghana’s aviation industry". 

Also speaking at the ceremony was Cecilia Dapaah, Ghana's aviation minister. She said the country's decision to host Routes Africa was "timely and strategic". She also spoke about the importance of increasing intra-Africa connectivity. 

Routes Africa’s return to the annual route development calendar sees a number of new innvovations as part of the event, including a certified route development accredidation for all attendees by Routes’ sister company ASM.

ASM, which pioneered the concept of route development 25 years ago and established Routes events, will be holding a dedicated version of their world renowned ‘Fundamentals of Route Development’ training course as part of the Conference Programme.

The 12th Routes Africa will attract more than 250 delegates, 40 airlines, 50 airports and 15 tourism authorities. Click here to find out more.  

Images from the launch ceremony (click to enlarge): 

RAF18 launch 1

RAF18 launch 3

RAF18 launch 8

RAF18 launch 6

RAF18 launch 2
RAF18 launch 5
RAF18 launch 7
RAF18 launch 4

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Routes recognises the importance of enhancing intra-Africa air connectivity to stimulate economic development across the region.

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