Wesley Charnock

Editor-in-Chief, Routes

Manchester, UK


Wesley Charnock is Editor-in-Chief of Routes, the global route development community's leading event and media brand. Routes is part of the Aviation Week Network.


From Routes’ UK headquarters Wesley leads the content team which offers best-in-class on-stage conferences, print publications and digital news.


Wesley joined Routes in 2016 after a diverse career in journalism which encompassed editing defence magazines, leading an award-winning business news team with an output in excess of 100 stories a day, and covering global politics.


He holds a degree in English Literature and Language from the University of Manchester.



View From Routes: Travel Confusion Reigns In The UK

By Wesley Charnock Mar 31, 2021
Two contradictory plans have been announced by the UK government that mean international travel from England would be simultaneously permitted and illegal for a full six weeks.
Airlines & Lessors

Interview: Kadri Samsunlu, CEO, Istanbul Airport

By Wesley Charnock Mar 23, 2021
Kadri Samsunlu, CEO of Istanbul Airport, tells Routes editor-in-chief Wes Charnock why he expects 2021 to be “a year of partial normalization” for air transport and outlines the key markets IST is focusing on during the recovery.
Air Transport

Tallinn Targets “One Of A Kind” Cargo And MRO Hub

By Wesley Charnock Dec 03, 2020
Tallinn Airport in Estonia is pushing ahead with plans to build a new cargo and MRO hub despite the ongoing financial constraints caused by COVID-19,…