Routes Americas 2017 Day One

This afternoon the Routes Americas 2017 Strategy Summit opened to a packed house (standing room only), which saw experts from across the route development and aviation industry come together to participate in thought-provoking discussions. Here's some of the highlights.

Tweets started flooding in...

"Nearly 60% of U.S. airports are less connected to the rest of the world than they were a decade ago"

- USTA research

A packed room for today's Strategy Summit

Trevor Charlsey from AFEX looks ahead to some of the 2017 global events that may lead to currency fluctuations.

"we'll fly over the wall." says andres fabre, ceo of aeromar "and travel will continue between mexico and the us."

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"Dear Mr President, we all have the right to travel freely."

"737 deaths from falling out of bed, compared to just 9 deaths from terrorism."

Panelists discuss the host of disruptive airlines that are waiting in the wings to crack the the domestically dominated aviation market.

Could this be the future? Boom thinks so with their supersonic passenger travel!

Now it's time to relax, network with colleagues and enjoy what Las vegas has to offer...

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