An article by Vokya D, added on 07 December 2023 3 min. reading

Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) won the title in all categories at the 2023 Routes Awards and also obtained the special distinction for airports welcoming more than 20 million passengers.

The Routes Awards: recognition of excellence in the aviation industry

The Routes Awards, renowned in the aviation industry, celebrate the innovation and performance of airports by route development material. Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle (CDG) brilliantly won the title in all categories during the 2023 edition, highlighting his exceptional commitment to the sector.

The “2025 Pioneers” project: an ambition for the future

CDG stands out with its visionary project “2025 Pioneers”, a bold initiative aimed at shaping the airport model of tomorrow. The objective is clear: develop innovative practices and adopt sustainable solutions to set new standards in airport operations, while balancing growth and environmental responsibility.

A strategic roadmap for sustainability

Since the deployment of its strategic roadmap in 2022, CDG has already achieved impressive results. By exploiting new generation aircraft on 24% of flights this year, the airport demonstrates its commitment to more environmentally friendly air connectivity. In 2022, 71 new routes and 23 new destinations have been added to the map, allowing CDG to recover 88% of 2019 passenger traffic levels.

A Routes Award that highlights commitment to sustainability

CDG's victory at the 2023 Routes Awards highlights its leading role in the structural transformations of the aviation industry. This award honors the airport's strategy while encouraging him to persevere in his efforts to develop a more sustainable air connectivity.

Paris: a major tourist destination

Welcoming more than 30 million travelers per year, Paris is a popular destination, attracting visitors from all over the world. Flights to Paris are operated by several companies, including Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Lufthansa. The “City of Lights” seduces with its romantic charm, its emblematic monuments such as the Eiffel Tower and an unrivaled cultural wealth.


Leadership of Paris CDG in European aviation

Paris CDG is a major European air hub, connecting millions of travelers to the capital each year. This leadership implies crucial environmental responsibility. By investing in alternative fuels, cleaner technologies and green operational practices, CDG contributes significantly to the fight against climate change and responds to growing expectations for sustainability in aviation. Sustainability is essential to ensure the long-term viability of the sector and address the growing environmental concerns of travelers.