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Airlines converge on Istanbul for the 28th Routes World

Routes World 2023

The countdown has begun to the 28th Routes World, being held this year in Istanbul in Türkiye, a city which has fittingly transformed itself into a major international aviation hub connecting East and West.

Taking place between 15 and 17 October, the event will bring together airlines, airports, and aviation stakeholders from across the world to build air services and global economic growth.

Spanning over three business days, the Routes World conference will unite airline CEOs, association leaders and government ministers to outline the actions that must be taken to stimulate growth. Comprising of keynote interviews, panel discussions and airline briefings, the Routes World conference programme will provide an exclusive platform for aviation leaders from around the globe to outline the latest market insights and provide expert advice that will inform business strategy.

Speakers already confirmed to take part in the programme include:

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  • Kadri Samsunlu, Chief Executive Officer, İGA Airport
  • Max Kownatzki, Chief Executive Officer, SunExpress
  • Guliz Ozturk, Chief Executive Officer, Pegasus Airlines
  • Samer Majali, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Jordanian
  • Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer, airBaltic
  • Mary-Jane Lorette, Vice President, International Network, Partnerships & Regulatory Affairs, Air Canada

Airlines attend World Routes to explore and evaluate potential new routes, partnerships, and destinations. Some of the over 240 carriers to have confirmed their attendance this year include Delta, American Airlines, British Airways, Air China, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, Lufthansa, LATAM, Air France, KLM, Air India and JAL to name a few.

Air Service One will again be attending and we look forward to catching up with industry friends and colleagues as well as reporting on the latest developments from the aviation sector.

Find out more about the 28th Routes World, Istanbul HERE

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