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The Routes Aviation Podcast

The Routes podcast offers insight on route development and aviation, featuring some of the most pivotal people from the global industry. We’ll explore the major issues facing airlines, airports and destinations now and into the future. This podcast is created by Routes, the world’s leading air service development conference and networking event business.

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Hawaiian Airlines with Brent Overbeek

Hear Hawaiian Airlines' network and fleet strategy, and how they see potential to grow in the highly competitive Japanese market.

49mins

16 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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Declan Ryan: a life in aviation

Recorded live at Routes Americas 2018, Declan Ryan opens up about his career in aviation and his hopes for Viva Air.

50mins

15 Feb 2018

Rank #2

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China and South East Asia

Our expert panel discuss the future of the world's fastest-growing aviation market.

52mins

27 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Doug Lansky on why we can’t be like Dracula sucking the life from destinations

Recorded live at World Routes 2017 in Barcelona, author and travel writer Doug Lansky discusses the importance of sustainable tourism.

23mins

26 Oct 2017

Rank #4

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Air Canada's network growth and utlilisation of A220s, with Ferio Pugliese

Hear from Ferio Pugliese, senior VP regional markets and government relations at Air Canada, recorded live at Routes Americas 2019.

21mins

25 Feb 2019

Rank #5

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Global airline strategist Nawal Taneja on the future of the industry

Author and aviation expert Nawal Taneja, who has worked for and advised major airlines and related businesses worldwide, discusses the future of the industry.

26mins

13 Jun 2019

Rank #6

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Cebu Pacific's Michael Shau on planned growth from cebu and Clark

Recorded live at Routes Asia 2019, Cebu Pacific's chief operations officer Michael Shau discusses the growing carrier’s future strategy.

41mins

21 Mar 2019

Rank #7

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British Airways' Alex Cruz

Hear Alex Cruz interviewed live at Routes Europe 2018.

51mins

23 Apr 2018

Rank #8

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Thai AirAsia X expansion plans with chief executive Nadda Buranasiri

Thai AirAsia X's chief executive Nadda Buranasiri explains more about the airline's expansion plan.

40mins

23 May 2018

Rank #9

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How African carriers can own the market, with Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines

Industry heavyweight Tewolde GebreMariam, the chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines, outlines the carrier's strategy and how the dominance of non-African airlines in the continent can be challenged.

44mins

1 Aug 2018

Rank #10

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The plans for Canada's new start-up Jetlines with CEO Javier Suarez

Hear from Javier Suarez, the chief executive of start-up carrier Jetlines, recorded live at Routes Americas 2019.

36mins

6 Mar 2019

Rank #11

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How airlines are tackling disruption in the industry

A panel of airline CEOs discuss how technology, politics and business models are threatening to disrupt their industry.

59mins

4 Jan 2018

Rank #12

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airBaltic SVP Wolfgang Reuss on the search for new bases and the role of A220-300s

As more Airbus A220-300s join its fleet, airBaltic is continuing to expand its footprint and open up new markets. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP network management, discusses the Latvian airline’s growth strategy.

23mins

1 May 2019

Rank #13

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Sun Country CEO Jude Bricker

How does this fast-growing carrier view its ambitions for the next few years? We hear direct from CEO Jude Bricker as he outlines its current and future targets.

43mins

5 Feb 2020

Rank #14

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What next for Air India?

Despite its well-documented financial challenges, hear more about how Air India is continuing to add new routes and expand its international network.

52mins

25 Oct 2019

Rank #15

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The new generation of long-range aircraft

How will the introduction of new long-range aircraft influence the network development of carriers in the region? What new city pairs can we expect in the coming years? What are the potential opportunities for secondary airports?

40mins

17 Sep 2019

Rank #16

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The role of technology in aviation

What is in store over the next ten years? What are the new innovations that will change the marketplace forever?

48mins

2 Oct 2018

Rank #17

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Jambojet CEO Allan Kilavuka on LCCs in Africa

Jambojet chief executive Allan Kilavuka explains how the Kenyan LCC hopes to replicate its model in other African countries.

43mins

7 Jan 2020

Rank #18

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Brexit and its potential role in the aviation industry

Although the conditions of Brexit remain unclear, it continues to have an impact on the aviation industry in Europe. Our expert panel discuss the implications of the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.

55mins

10 Jul 2019

Rank #19

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The future of hub development and self-connect in Asia

What does the future hold for hub development and self-connect in Asia? Our expert panel features leaders from IATA, Cebgo and VINCI Airports to discuss the topic on the latest Routes Aviation Podcast.

48mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #20