Bahrain International Airport has been confirmed
as host of the 29th edition of the Routes World conference and exhibition.
The event, which brings together decision
makers from airlines, airports and destinations from around the
world, will take place in the Kingdom of Bahrain
from 6-8 October in 2024.
Routes World was handed over to H.E. Zayed R.
Alzayani, Chairman of Gulf Air Group Holding (GFG), by Selahattin Bilgen, the CEO of Istanbul Airport, during a handover
ceremony held at the 28th conference in Istanbul, Türkiye earlier
GFG attended Routes World 2023
alongside Gulf Air - the
national carrier of Bahrain, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) - the
operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA),
Bahrain Airport Services (BAS), Bahrain Economic Development
Board, Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority, and Exhibition
In total, there were approximately 3,000 delegates
who attended the event in Istanbul.
“We are honored that the Kingdom of Bahrain will be
hosting this prominent global event, and we’d like to congratulate
Team Bahrain for their efforts in contributing to hosting the 29th
edition of the conference that will bring together global leaders
from the aviation sector under one roof,” said H.E. Zayed R. Alzayani.
“The conference will
support the objectives of the Bahrain Economic Vision 2030, with
an aim to position the Kingdom as a global, competitive and
sustainable economic hub.”
By consistently uniting decision makers from the
global route development community on an international platform,
Routes World has made a real impact on the world's air services,
with organisers saying that
over half of the world's new routes are connected to meetings at
Vice Presidents and Heads of Network Planning from
250 carriers are expected to attend the event in Bahrain next
want to express our joy and gratitude in hosting this pioneering
global event that will provide a platform for thousands of experts
in the aviation sector to discuss the most important topics
related to air transport, share experiences, and exchange
opinions,” said Mohamed Yousif AlBinfalah, Bahrain Airport Company
(BAC) Chief Executive Officer. “It is also an opportunity to highlight the new passenger
terminal, supporting BAC’s strategic goal of attracting more than
14 million visitors annually by adding new air routes and
services. We are confident that hosting this global event will
give attendees a closer look at the Kingdom of Bahrain’s thriving
and growing market.”
Bahrain serves as an important trading link between
East and West. Its diverse economy, excellent business
environment supported by world-class aviation infrastructure, make
it a perfect destination for businesses and airlines to launch or
Routes World 2024 will showcase Bahrain's
aviation history, infrastructure developments and rapidly growing
tourism industry, resulting in new business
opportunities and partnerships for airlines and
“We are honored that the Kingdom of Bahrain will
be hosting this prominent global event, and we’d like to
congratulate Team Bahrain for their efforts in contributing to
hosting the 29th edition of the conference that will bring
together global leaders from the aviation sector under one roof.
The conference will support the objectives of the Bahrain Economic
Vision 2030, with an aim to position the Kingdom as a global,
competitive and sustainable economic hub,” said H.E Zayed R.
Alzayani, Chairman of Gulf Air Group Holding (GFG).
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