“We are delighted to welcome Michael to the Routes business,” commented Katie Bland, Director Routes for UBM Live continuing: “Michael has almost 25 years experience in aviation consultancy and journalism and will be a great asset to our team in shaping and improving content and industry partnerships at Routes events.”

Michael’s background is in aviation journalism where he has held a number of positions, including Director, Editorial Operations for the Aviation Week Group, Vice President Strategy for the American Aviation Institute, partner at the Velocity Group and President of Miller Air Group. In recent years, he has consulted for a variety of organisations such as JetBlue; US Airways; Delta; Embraer; Bombardier and several airports. In addition, Michael also directed the launch of the Airline Leaders Forum on behalf of ALTA.