Routes Weekly top five: From Russia to the world, World Cup by aviation, Delta's Asia routes, Routes Africa and more
Our top five stories on Routes Weekly: Russia's recovering aviation industry; World Cup 2018 by airlines, airports and routes; Delta adds Asia destinations but cuts Hong Kong; Routes Africa 2018 shortlists; Route rundown and more.
15 June 2018 08:41
Our top five stories on Routes Weekly this week - subscribe here:
1. From Russia to the world - all eyes on World Cup host As the host nation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Russia is pushed yet further in the global spotlight. Routesonline analyses the country’s recovering aviation industry, examining the fastest-growing international markets, the top airports and the busiest routes. Read more.
2. World Cup 2018 by airlines, airports and routes Routesonline looks at the top three airports, airlines and routes from each of the countries involved in this summer's FIFA World Cup. Read more.
3. Delta adds Asia destinations but cuts Hong Kong Delta Air Lines is to launch two new non-stop routes to Asia but plans to end its Seattle - Hong Kong service from October. Read more.
4. Shortlists announced for the Routes Africa 2018 Marketing Awards Ten airports and five tourism authorities have been recognised by the airline network planning community for their outstanding marketing support. Read more.
5. Route rundown: MXP-DEL, MAD-FLL, CDG-TNA This week: Air Italy adds second destination in India; Norwegian targets Miami from Madrid; and XL Airways France plans unserved Chinese city. Read more.
PLUS: Airline in focus: SunExpress Bulletin board: aviation industry news round-up Air India sale to be revived World Cup 2018: where are fans travelling from? Infographic: Ghana's aviation market in numbers More than 100 airlines confirmed for World Routes 2018 Ryanair to operate 13 routes from Southend $677m grants to fund US airport infrastructure projects Voting now open for the World Routes 2018 Marketing Awards
ASM 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TRAINING EVENT – LONDON 4-5 DECEMBER
ASM is hosting a special training event in December to mark its 25 th anniversary in route development. The two-day event will play host to an impressive line-up of senior airline, airport and Industry speakers around the theme of ' If route development was perfect, what would it look like?'.
Gabriel Schmilovich Isgut, director network strategy, Vueling
Leon Verhallen, head of aviation development, Brussels Airport
Laurie Berryman, former meneral manager UK and Ireland, Emirates.
Delegates will have the opportunity to network, socialise and discuss their opportunities with the respective speakers throughout the event.
Places are limited so please click on the following link to find out more details and book your place on what promises to be a fantastic conversation.
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Online Editor - Aviation
David is responsible for providing insight to the Routesonline community through the latest breaking news, as well as regular features and analysis on developments and trends within the sector. He previously spent 11 years as a business journalist, which included five as the editor of an award-winning digital news team.