Routes and ALTA Announce Event Collaboration

MANCHESTER, England, December 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Routes and Latin American Airline Association ALTA will partner for Cartagena event

The Routes business today announced a partnership with the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), a private, non-profit organization, whose more than 40 member airlines represent over 90 percent of the region's commercial air traffic. ALTA coordinates the collaborative efforts of its members in order to facilitate the development of safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly air transport in the Latin America and Caribbean region for the benefit of the association's members, their customers and the industry in general.

This partnership has been forged to further develop the 6th Routes Americas, which will take place on 10-12 February 2013 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia and will be hosted by Sociedad Aeroportuaria de la Costa S.A. (SACSA) and its partners. The event, which is the annual gathering of air service decision makers for the entire Americas region, will bring together more than 350 delegates from airports, airlines, tourism authorities and other industry stakeholders from across the Americas to discuss air service development.  

Executive Vice President, Routes, David Stroud commented "We are delighted to announce this partnership with ALTA. We have worked together for many years but having a formalised agreement with them for our Routes Americas event will ensure strong attendance from their 43 member airlines and will secure the key players from the Latin American and Caribbean regions into our already highly regarded conference programme." 

Alex de Gunten, Executive Director, ALTA comments "The unequalled experience of Routes in bringing airports and airlines together, coupled with ALTA´s leading presence and network in the Latin America and Caribbean region will maximize the value to all the participants."

For more information about Routes Americas and up to date attendee lists please visit http://www.routesonline.com.

Notes to Editors

About Routes

  • 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 in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and CIS respectively. http://www.routesonline.com

  • Routes was founded in 1995 as part of the Manchester UK‐based ASM Ltd., a consultancy specialising in the field of route development for airports. http://www.asm-global.com

  • Routes and ASM were acquired by UBM Aviation Worldwide Ltd in August 2010.  From 1st August 2012 Routes, ASM and the Airport Cities Conference and Exhibition become part of the UBM Live division of UBM plc.

  • UBM Live connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets.  Through premiere brands such as MD&M, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show, the Routes portfolio of events, Airport Cities and many others, UBM Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors. http://www.ubmlive.com

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SOURCE UBM Aviation Routes Ltd




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