It was a record-breaking event with 5,000 meetings taking place over three days.
Almost 1,200 route development professionals from 111 airlines and 300 airports and destinations attended the event.
At the Routes Europe 2017 press conference Belfast’s senior aviation and tourism leaders agreed that increased air connections are vital to the future of the “undiscovered part of Ireland”.
A Warm Welcome!
The Welcome Reception was held in Belfast’s historic City Hall. Delegates were treated to entertainment from local musicians and a fire eater!
A Titanic Evening!
The Networking Evening and Routes Europe 2017 Marketing Awards took place in Titanic Belfast - the ‘World’s Leading Tourist Attraction’ (World Travel Awards 2016).
Everyone's a Winner!
Munich Airport were declared the overall winners of the Routes Europe 2017 Marketing Awards.
“The award belongs to the entire aviation market as well as the airport because our success is due to close cooperation with the airlines.”
Oliver Dersch, VP Traffic Development, Munich Airport