On December 14, 2022, the first in Central Asia regional network development conference will be held in Samarkand (Uzbekistan). The development of route networks across the region, the progress of commercial aviation and airports, as well as issues related to the promotion of the tourism industry, will be among the main topics of this conference.

Airlines network development and airports modernization, initiatives to grow commercial aviation in the region — along with issues related to the tourism industry stimulation — will be among the major topics of this conference.

The development of the route network of the region and the modernization of airports, the development of commercial aviation in the region, as well as issues related to the promotion of the tourism industry, will be one of the main topics of this conference.

At the event, the second largest city of Uzbekistan, Samarkand, will present a case of recent success in attracting new airlines to its airport.

Ultra-low cost carrier Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announced the opening of regular flights that will connect Abu Dhabi and Samarkand on December 13, 2022

A month earlier, on October 4, Azerbaijan Airlines flights from Baku were launched here, and in September, flydubai opened the Dubai-Samarkand route.

What made it possible to achieve such a rapid development of the Samarkand network? You will learn about this, as well as many other commercial aviation insights from the region, at the Asia Connect: Airline Network Development conference.

How do leading airlines in Europe and Asia assess the potential of the region? In what direction will the route networks of local flag carriers develop and what risks do geopolitical events pose for them? Are the central airports of the region preparing for a new role? How to combine the efforts of airlines, airports, the tourism industry and national authorities to create new global growth points for the aviation industry in the region?

The answers to these and many other fundamental questions will be sought by the speakers and participants of the panel discussions together with the conference participants.