Arch of Triumph
This week we have FTWAs from six airports around the world, including Toronto Pearson, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Manchester – find out here whether any of these big-hitting airports have the firefighters to match their global profile.
Seven offerings from Europe and North America this week, but can Halifax and Boston stop the rot and secure a much needed win for the rest of the world against some tough competition from some of Europe’s finest airport groupings – including Aena and ANA.
Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate
Last week’s winners, London Southend Airport, will be adding their ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate to the station walls. Find out which airport will be looking to do the same thing next week.
Can you guess which of the seven commercial airports in London (we’re including London Oxford in this) is to gain the accolade of being the first to win an ‘Arch of Triumph’ award. Please don’t write in with the answers, just read on.
There is likely to be a double celebration at this week’s winning airport, as this ‘Arch of Triumph’ winning service took off just 45 minutes after its runway had re-opened after closure for maintenance.
This week we let the boss out on a day trip to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport to cover the inaugural flight by Qatar Airways from Doha. Inevitably, he managed to get out onto the airfield to share in the ‘Arch of Triumph’ moment.
Cambridge Airport won last week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ for its new service to Amsterdam, and it, along with five other airports from around the world, battle it out for this week’s award too. Find out inside if the UK regional airport can become only the second airport ever (following Tampa’s example) to celebrate back-to-back wins.
Dresden displays its winning certificate from last week’s competition. Cambridge Airport wins this week, having sparked a heated debate in the anna.aero office in which our last remaining pieces of whole furniture where thrown about and broken.
Last week’s winners and 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ leaders Munich Airport proudly exhibit their FTWA certificate. However, 11 more airports throw their respective firefighter’s helmets into the ring this week to see if they can remove the Germans from their #1 position.
There is a new world order. Although on the pitch Bayern Munich were given a football lesson last night, the city’s airport has given all its global peers a master class in producing a fine ‘Arch of Triumph’. Doncaster Sheffield shows off its winning certificate for last week’s win using water pistols.
Last week, Bucharest Airport blasted its way to victory in the second public vote for the ‘Arch of Triumph’ when it welcomed Ryanair’s new four times weekly service from Dublin. Business as usual this week, with the so-called anna.aero ‘experts’ undertaking the scoring and FTWA critique.
Find out which airport left the competition drenched in the public vote for S14 week two ‘Arch of Triumph’
The second week of public voting for the ‘Arch of Triumph’ S14 week two ends in a landslide win. See which fire department blew the competition out of the water.