Arch of Triumph

Europe has +50% of 2017 Arch of Triumph weekly victories

Europe has +50% of 2017 Arch of Triumph weekly victories

Having won just once in the first eight weeks of the 2017 competition, Europe has scooped the title for the last seven weeks on the bounce. Despite these impressive stats, have the average scores so far this year been better or worse than the previous years of competition? Find out here.

Alicante elated with Arch of Triumph victory as another airport climbs to the top of the 2017 leader board

Alicante elated with Arch of Triumph victory as another airport climbs to the top of the 2017 leader board

This week Alicante has celebrated winning the Arch of Triumph competition for the FTWA that has placed it second in the overall competition for 2017. However, one week on from its victory and it has already dropped to third due to the wonder that anna.aero’s judges have been sent this week from another European airport.   

Middle East LCCs battle it out for Arch of Triumph supremacy

Middle East LCCs battle it out for Arch of Triumph supremacy

This week we have two Middle Eastern LCCs going head-to-head in the Arch of Triumph competition. Will Dubai’s flydubai beat its neighbour Air Arabia from Sharjah? Next week…the first of anna.aero’s renowned public votes, as S17 gets underway.


Europe takes home its second Arch of Triumph

Europe takes home its second Arch of Triumph

Having not won until week seven of this year’s competition, Europe takes its second weekly title in three weeks. As a result, the region is now joint top of the inter-regional league table with Asia.

Birmingham Airport's festivities for fifth FTWA victory

Birmingham Airport’s festivities for fifth FTWA victory

2015 Arch of Triumph Champions, and last year’s runner-up, Birmingham Airport certainly knows the ingredients of cooking-up a winning FTWA. Find our which of this week’s six entries from around the world have discovered some of the UK airport’s recipe for success.

Tampa-tastic truimph celebrated in style

Tampa-tastic truimph celebrated in style

Tampa Airport has expanded its domination of new route marketing, having regularly provided anna.aero with Cake of the Week winners, it has now stretched its reach into the world of FTWAs. Four airports from around the globe aim to emulate the Floridian airport’s achievements this week.


North America nets its first Arch of Triumph of 2017

North America nets its first Arch of Triumph of 2017

This week we reveal the 2017 leader board for the first time, one that still features not one airport from Europe, despite being six weeks into the annual competition. If your airport has won one of our weekly accolades already, see where you rank against other airport firefighters from around the world.

Europe finally awakes and sends its first 2017 Arch of Triumph entry

Europe finally awakes and sends its first 2017 Arch of Triumph entry

Thank goodness for Marseille Airport, as it becomes the first airport across the whole of Europe to enter the 2017 Arch of Triumph competition. In 2016 it supplied nearly four every week, so it should have sent in 20 by now. How will Marseille do – find out here!

World's longest route becomes world's best FTWA of 2017 (so far...!)

World’s longest route becomes world’s best FTWA of 2017 (so far…!)

At 14,535 kilometres, Qatar Airways launched the world’s longest flight between Doha and Auckland on 5 February, beating the previous longest route flown by ‘Arch’ rival Emirates from its Dubai hub to New Zealand’s biggest city. But what score did Auckland get for its Arch of Triumph welcoming this landmark new route?


Asia picks up its first Arch of Triumph win of 2017

Asia picks up its first Arch of Triumph win of 2017

Its the third week of the Arch of Triumph 2017 competition, and still no FTWA from Europe! This has allowed the rest of the world to throw down their respective markers, with an Asian winner this week, following the previous victories from the Middle East and the Caribbean.

Middle East's early win in Arch of Triumph 2017

Middle East’s early win in Arch of Triumph 2017

It’s been a quiet start to the 2017 Arch of Triumph competition, with only four entries so far this year, none of which have come from Europe. This has allowed the Caribbean and the Middle East to throw down early markers on the new leader board.

Arch of Triumph 2017 launched - year five of global airport new route marketing competition

Arch of Triumph 2017 launched – year five of global airport new route marketing competition

The 2017 Arch of Triumph – our fifth year of competition – is underway. Can the rest of the world break the domination of Europe this year. With no entrants from the all-conquering region this week, the rest of the world gets to throw down an early marker.