With just over three weeks to go until Routes Africa returns for its 11th edition, delegates from across Africa and further afield are registering their attendance.
Flagship African carriers already confirmed include Ethiopian Airlines, RwandAir and Kenya Airways. Other African airlines attending include Arik Air, Jet Afrique, Air Mauritius, Air Tanzania and Air Zimbabwe.
Cargo carriers Astral Aviation and Air Ghana are also attending, alongside representatives Africa World Airlines, Mango and the Hungarian carrier Wizz Air from the low-cost sector.
The airports who are interested in meeting with the above carriers are varied, from African airports such as Aeroportos De Mozambique, Aéroports du Cameroun and Aeroports du Mali, to European airports like London Stansted Airport, Munich Airport and France’s Keolis Airports.
Representatives of Chicago Department of Aviation will also be making the journey to Africa to meet with airlines.
More than 600 face-to-face meetings are expecting to take place at Routes Africa 2018, with 250 delegates from 40 airlines and 50 airports expecting to attend, as well as representatives from various tourism authorities and air industry suppliers.