Routes Asia 2019

Event Information

  • Organiser: UBM (UK) Ltd
  • Start date: 10.03.2019
  • End date: 12.03.2019
  • Location: Cebu, Philippines
  • Website:

Taking place from 10-12 March, Routes Asia 2019 will enable you to meet with senior decision makers from the region’s airlines, airports and destinations to discuss new market opportunities and the evolution of existing services. The event will provide an efficient platform for building high-value relationships with some of the most influential aviation professionals from across the region and beyond.

Hosted by the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT), the 17th Routes Asia event will take place in Cebu, Philippines. After having successfully delivered Routes Asia 2016 in Manila, PDOT has seen a remarkable increase in international passenger traffic from major tourist source markets to the Philippines, with new routes opened in Manila, Cebu, and Davao both by foreign and local carriers.

With leading carriers such as Air China, Japan Airlines and Jetstar Airways confirmed to attend, Routes Asia 2019 will offer a unique opportunity to present your business case to your key targets. Airline delegation will include the President and Chief Operating Officer of Philippine Airlines, the Head of Network and Planning for AirAsia and the President and CEO of Cebu Pacific Air. Attendees will be able to request meetings with some of the largest carriers from across the Asia Pacific and the world to discuss new and existing air services.

In addition to an unrivalled meeting platform, the event will feature a conference programme offering exclusive insight into the most critical factors facing the industry. Leading aviation professionals such as Jaime J. Bautista, President and COO of Philippine Airlines, and Lance Y. Gokongwei, CEO of Cebu Pacific Air, will discuss the state of the industry and the future of aviation in the region.

The event will also include a series of networking functions held at fine locations, offering the optimum setting for developing business relationships with your industry peers and cultivating contacts.

For more information about Routes Asia 2019, visit the event web pages or register your interest today.

Event News

Interview: Virgin Australia's Russell Shaw on the carrier's network

Ahead of his participation at Routes Asia 2019, Virgin Australia's Russell Shaw, the general manager - network, revenue management and alliances, speaks to Routesonline about the carrier's future network plans.  Find out more about the Routes Asia …

Hundreds of meeting requests submitted for Routes Asia

Over 85 of the region’s leading and fastest-growing airlines are now planning their meeting diaries for the event. The meeting request system for Routes Asia opened just over two weeks ago. Since scheduling began, more than …

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific leaders to speak at Routes Asia 2019

Hear from industry leaders and other aviation experts at the event next month. The Routes Asia 2019 conference programme promises to provide unique insight into some of the most crucial factors currently affecting aviation across the …

The region's leading airlines confirmed to attend Routes Asia

Delegates are able to request meetings with their key airline targets, including Air China, Qatar Airways and AirAsia. The region’s leading carriers are now accepting meeting requests from airports and destinations who will be attending Routes …

Cebu and the fast-growing Chinese market

North Asia continues to be a strong driver of international traffic for Mactan-Cebu International Airport. Routesonline looks at the growth of services between the Philippines airport and cities in China. Capacity between Mactan-Cebu International Airport …

Routes Asia 2019 conference programme announced

Heavyweights from across the region will gather in Cebu City to share insight and debate the predicted outlook for the aviation industry in 2019 and beyond. The conference programme for Routes Asia 2019 is now live, …

Three questions for the Philippine Department of Tourism

Ahead of Routes Asia 2019, Erwin Balane, head of route development for The Philippine Department of Tourism, discusses why Cebu decided to host the event. Why did you decide to host Routes Asia? Hosting Routes Asia gives …


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