Arch of Triumph

Lisbon scores second Portuguese hat-trick in a week

Lisbon scores second Portuguese hat-trick in a week

The FTWA competition is continuing to hot up with another 21 entries received this week. There’s strong representation from Europe, plus examples from North America and the Caribbean. This week’s result sees a previous 2018 winner extend a remarkable winning run. Find out more here.

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

It has been another record-breaking seven days in the Arch of Triumph competition, with last week’s tally of 23 entries being matched by this week’s haul. As a result, the 250 FTWA mark has been passed a month earlier than in 2017.

Lisbon Lions roar with pride over Arch of Triumph win

Lisbon Lions roar with pride over Arch of Triumph win

Winners don’t get prouder than this, as 15 members of last week’s victors from Lisbon Airport’s fire crew take centre stage – including Miguel Moreira with the certificate. It is a record week of entries, with 23 FTWAs battling it out to get that little piece of paper on their airport’s fire station walls.


2016 Arch of Triumph champions go to the top of the 2018 leaderboard

2016 Arch of Triumph champions go to the top of the 2018 leaderboard

13 airports do battle for Week 21 Arch of Triumph glory, with entries from Europe, plus North and South America. With an average score of 30.2 out of 40, it has certainly been a week of high-standard FTWAs. However, a past champion has clinched pole position for its sublime efforts in welcoming yet another transatlantic service. Find out more.

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.

Europe's airports close in on 100 FTWAs in 2018

Europe’s airports close in on 100 FTWAs in 2018

10 airports do battle for Week 19 Arch of Triumph glory, with entries from Asia, North America, Africa and Europe. The latter region remains the dominant force in the competition, but the scrap for second place is heating up – anyone got any water?


First Caribbean Arch of Triumph finally arrives

First Caribbean Arch of Triumph finally arrives

There are 18 airports from around the world competing for Arch of Triumph glory this week. The question is, did this FTWA in Lviv to mark the start of Wizz Air’s new London Luton service get better than this? Jump inside to find out.

Europe's airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Europe’s airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Having not won a single award until Week 10 of the competition, Europe’s airports have not looked back since, securing an eighth win on the bounce. Find out which of the six gateways from the region – including this one from London Southend – wins this week, as well as which airports from around the world were also beaten.

Boutique airline wins Arch of Triumph Week 16

Boutique airline wins Arch of Triumph Week 16

Does anybody know what a boutique airline is? The four anna.aero judges certainly know what a boutique fire truck water arch looks like…and there are eight of them fighting it out this week for airport marketing glory!


Allegiant Air, flydubai and Transavia post multiple entries in this week's Arch of Triumph competition

Allegiant Air, flydubai and Transavia post multiple entries in this week’s Arch of Triumph competition

Special livery aircraft featuring the Egyptian National Football Team, three airlines with multiple entries, five global regions doing battle, this week’s Arch of Triumph competition has got it all. Which one of the 10 entries will be victorious??

Cardiff Airport defeats all contenders to win Part II of Arch of Triumph public vote

Cardiff Airport defeats all contenders to win Part II of Arch of Triumph public vote

Hundreds of votes were made to decide which airport produced the best Arch of Triumph to herald the second week of new route launches of S18 ‒ with Cardiff Airport’s firefighters claiming this highly-prized accolade. With the public votes now over until the start of W18/19, the four anna.aero judges return to undertake their day jobs once more.

Europe seals back-to-back wins in Arch of Triumph 2018 competition

Europe seals back-to-back wins in Arch of Triumph 2018 competition

With next week being the first of the S18 Public Votes – when our readers get to decide the best FTWAs of those sent in to mark the start of new summer services – this is the last time that the anna.aero judges will be able to cast their experienced eyes over this week’s offerings until mid-April. See how they scored these FTWAs so you will know how to vote next week.