Last year was another record year for Routes, with more delegates than ever before attending the World and Regional Route Development Forums, including World Routes, the world’s largest civil aviation gathering.
In a significant development for the airline, airport and tourism communities in North and South America, UBM Live and Flightglobal have agreed that the Network USA event will transfer to Routes control. This merging of events will create a single definitive event platform for the airline, airport and tourism communities from the Americas region.
Routes (part of UBM Live) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) reached a 2 year agreement during the World Routes event in Las Vegas, to collaborate to advance the understanding of the value of airline connectivity for destinations.
Last year was a record year for Routes with more delegates than ever before attending its World and Regional Route Development Forums, despite the challenging macro-economic climate and considerable headwinds for the aviation industry.
Cebu Pacific Air, the fast-expanding Philippines-based low-cost carrier, has entered into a partnership with Routesonline, the online platform of Routes, to utilise its Route Exchange product to support its short-haul network expansion across Asia and its growth into medium and long-haul markets.
Scoot, the new medium and long-haul low-cost division of Singapore Airlines which was formally launched in November, has reached a tentative agreement with Routes to support its network development. Signed earlier this week at the IATA Slots conference in Singapore, the agreement will see Scoot use the respected Route Exchange platform.