World's Major Airlines Head to Abu Dhabi for World Routes

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    Over 450 airline planners representing 250 airlines are now
    registered for the 18th World Route Development Forum which will take
    place from 29th September to 2nd October 2012 and is hosted by Abu
    Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) and supported by official carrier
    Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority.

    Twenty Three of the World's Top 25 carriers by ASK (Available
    Seat Kilometre) are already registered to attend World Routes with
    strong presence from all geographical regions. The four major US
    legacy carriers will attend; Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US
    Airways and American Airlines. From Asia, China Southern, China
    Eastern, Hainan Airlines and Air China are amongst those attending
    with Japanese majors, oneworld member Japan Airlines and Star
    Alliance carrier All Nippon Airways bringing large delegations to Abu

    One of latest registrations is Qantas Airways, who will deliver a
    briefing focused around its new business units and how this will
    relate to its route development strategy.

    From Europe, the legacy market is strong with British Airways,
    Iberia, KLM, Air France, SAS, LOT Polish, Alitalia amongst those
    registered. The low cost carrier market from Europe is particularly
    well represented by easyJet, Norwegian, Wizz Air, Germanwings and Air

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