Airline CEOs Register to Attend Routes Africa 2012

Airline CEOs Register to Attend Routes Africa 2012

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Airline CEOs Register to Attend Routes Africa 2012 PR Newswire MANCHESTER, England, June 25, 2012 MANCHESTER, England, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- thLAM - Linhas Aereas de Mozambique today became the 25 carrier to register for this year's Routes Africa event when their CEO Ms Marlene Mendes Manave confirmed that she will be in attendance in the Seychelles next month.

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Airline CEOs Register to Attend Routes Africa 2012 PR Newswire MANCHESTER, England, June 25, 2012
MA NCHESTER,England,June 25, 2012/PRNewswire/ --th LA M- Linhas Aereas deMozambiquetoday became the 25frica event when theircarrier to register for this year's Routes A CEO Ms Marlene Mendes Manave confirmed that she will be in attendance in theSeychellesnext month. Other high level airline delegates in attendance this year will include Mr Gebremaraim Tewolde, Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr Cramer Ball, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles who both registered earlier this year to take part in the Routes Africa Strategy Forum. The event, which will take place on 8-10 July hosted by the Seychelles Tourism Board in partnership with the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority supported by the Airlines Association offricaSouthern A(A A SA ),A irlinesA FRA A(A frican A ssociation)and ACI Africa, will see more route development professionals in attendance than any previous Routes Africa event. A irlinesrepresented at the event include Etihad, Qatar Airways, Mango, Kenya Airways, Comair, Iberia and, more recently, Turkish Airlines Cargo, Air Mauritius and Vueling (who are looking to meet with West African Airports who wish to develop routes intoSpain). RoutesA fricais now in its seventh year and the 2012 event will be the largest event to date.irlines alsoLast week United A confirmed their attendance which marks, not only their first Routes Africa event but also the first time that a North A mericancarrier will attend the networking forum for the African region. Speaking at the time the hosting agreement was signed, Elsia Grandcourt CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board said:"The team at the Tourism Board and the Civil Aviation Authority is fully committed and they are convinced that this highly important conference comes at an opportune time whenSeychellesis repositioning itself as being accessible as never before and pushing to establishing new air access opportunities to the destination." David Stroud, Executive Vice President, Airports for UBM Aviation Routes recently confirmed that preparations for this event are going well commenting: "We currently have more airlines and airports represented than at any previous Routes A fricaevent and a number of highly respected keynote speakers are confirmed to speak at the Strategy Forum on the th afternoon of Sunday 8July which will provide an impactful opening to the event.We are very much looking forward to what promises to be the biggest Routes Africa event in history!" Notes to Editors A boutRoutes Routes organises world-renowned airline and airport networking events through its regional and global Route Development Forums. Each year, there is one global event and one regional event inA sia,A frica,Europemericas and CIS, the A respectively. http://www.routesonline.com Routes was founded in 1995 as part of the Manchester UKSM Ltd., a consultancy specialising in the field of routebased A development for airports. http://www.asmglobal.com Routes and ASM were acquired by UBM Aviation Worldwide Ltd in2010A ugustis a UBM Aviation brand. UBM. Routes A viationspecialises in the supply of data and information products, market intelligence, news and events related to the global aviation industry. More information can be found at http://www.ubmaviation.com Previous Routes Africa events include;Casablanca,Morocco, 5-7 March2006, hosted by ONDA;Cairo,Egypt, 27-29 March2007irport Company;, hosted by Egyptian Holdings ADakar,Senegal, 25-27 May2008, hosted by Dakar International Airport;Marrakech,Morocco, 7-9 June2009,;hosted by ONDAEzulwini Valley,Swaziland, 30May -1 June2010hosted by Sikhuphe International Airport;Bamako,Mali 3-5 July2011eroports du Mali.hosted by A Follow us on twitter: @Routesonline @TheHUBRoutes @VictoriaRoutes