Routes 2012: Final preparations in place for World Route Development Forum

29th Sep 2012
Routes 2012: Final preparations in place for World Route Development Forum Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre will host the event

Over 610 airline delegates are now registered to attend World Routes in Abu Dhabi, which begins tomorrow.

Amazingly this is almost a 50 per cent increase from the number of airline delegates at World Routes in Vancouver just two years ago in 2010.

This week Sky Team member, Air France confirmed that eight of their representatives will be present in Abu Dhabi, covering all global markets, and British Airways also confirmed a strong delegation of 12 meaning that all but two oneworld carriers are now registered for the event. 

The much talked about FastJet, backed by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou founder of easyJet, also confirmed their attendance for the 18thWorld Route Development Forum bringing the total number of carriers represented at this year’s World Routes up to 290 so far.

This year will also see a strong presence from Russian carriers with registrations received, so far, from Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air Bridge Cargo (Volga Dnepr Group), Rossiya - Russian Airlines, S7 Airlines, Tatarstan Airlines, Transaero Airlines, Ural Airlines and UTAir. 

Almost 1,000 airport delegates representing over 650 airports from around the world have also registered to attend the event to date.


Recommended for you

Related Event

World Routes Development Strategy Summit 2012 World Routes Development Strategy Summit 2012
Event starts: Saturday, 29th September 2012

The future is here. And in more ways than one – the 18th World Route Development Forum is the largest global event of its kind, determining the future of air services; while Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, is one of the most forward-looking, centrally located and easily…

Follow Breaking Travel News

Travel Events Calendar

Media Partnerships

Global Restaurant Investment ForumThe Hospitality & Tourism SummitCATHIC
ITB AsiaChina Outbound Travel & Tourism MarketThe Travel Marketing Store
Serviced Apartment SummitWorld Travel MarketIMEX
AHICWTTCRoutes Online
UBM Aviation