Over 840 delegates attended this year's Routes Americas, making it our busiest to date. More than 2,800 face-to-face meetings took place - a record number for a Routes Americas event!
Trevor Sadler, CEO of interCaribbean Airways, outlined the carrier's regional network development strategy at the Route Exchange Briefing.
'Routes Americas 2017 was an extremely well run and productive event. The opportunity to meet with so many partners (125+ airports in our case) in such a short period of time makes the entire conference worth it. Many thanks to the entire Routes team for their hard work in making such a successfully event come to life!'
George Stahle, Manager, Domestic Route Planning, Network Planning, American Airlines
'This has been another great and productive Routes Americas, Nassau Paradise Island, Bahamas is opening over 2,000 new hotel room this year and Routes is a critical opportunity to have serious meetings with our current and future airline partners.'
Fred Lounsberry, CEO, Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board
'Many of the air service wins for our global airport network are rooted in Vantage's involvement at Routes Americas, and this year's event is no exception.'
Jeremy Pennington, Director, Air Service Development, Vantage Airport Group
'This year's Routes Americas afforded us the opportunity to reaffirm our position and commitment to connect the Caribbean to the globe.'
Suzy Kartokromo, Manager Marketing, Customer Services Department, Princess Juliana International Airport
'We exceeded our expectations at this year's event. We had the ability to meet target airlines and people interested in flying to our destination.'
Drusilla Fahie, Private Secretary, BVI Airports Authority
'Routes Americas 2017 saw the introduction of OAG Flight-Tracker as the go-to source for the latest flight status updates for Routes delegates. OAG, through this new partnership with Routes, will build upon the importance of quality aviation data and reflect the ever growing need for accurate and real-time information.'
Sue Davidson, Marketing Manager, OAG
'This Routes Americas has been one of the best Routes events to date!'
Mark Edwards, Senior Marketing Executive, FlightGlobal
Routes Americas was officially handed over to Quiport and Quito Tourism Board, the hosts of Routes Americas 2018.