Arch of Triumph

Milanese airport wins this week - but which one?

Milanese airport wins this week – but which one?

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.

anna.aero boss’ day trip to Sabiha Gökçen; Cambridge double win

anna.aero boss’ day trip to Sabiha Gökçen; Cambridge double win

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 shows off its Arch of Triumph certificate and chases back-to-back wins

Cambridge Airport shows off its Arch of Triumph certificate and chases back-to-back wins

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.


Cambridge Airport wrestles victory as judges split in “Toblerone and Pyramid” debate

Cambridge Airport wrestles victory as judges split in “Toblerone and Pyramid” debate

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.

Dresden Airport arch does it for InterSky as Munich Airport celebrates near-unassailable lead

Dresden Airport arch does it for InterSky as Munich Airport celebrates near-unassailable lead

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.

Table-topping Munich delivers FTWA lesson; Doncaster Sheffield displays domestic route award

Table-topping Munich delivers FTWA lesson; Doncaster Sheffield displays domestic route award

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.


Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

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’

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.

Find out which airport was the winner of the world’s first ever FTWA vote; S14 Week two ‘Arch of Triumph’ vote inside

Find out which airport was the winner of the world’s first ever FTWA vote; S14 Week two ‘Arch of Triumph’ vote inside

Early this year, anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins visited Budapest Airport and did some on-site Fire Truck Water Arch training for some of the airport’s fire crews. See inside whether his ‘Arch of Triumph’ theory was used in practice to deliver victory in the Week One S14 vote!!


Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

The start of the S14 season sees a lot of the world’s airports going the extra mile in terms of new route marketing — and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWA). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 21 FTWAs we have been sent.

North America gets first win of 2014; last week’s winners proudly show off their certificate

North America gets first win of 2014; last week’s winners proudly show off their certificate

Not only does North America get off the mark with its first win of 2014, but the ‘Arch of Triumph’ winner is a ‘new’ airport too. Find out which airport has done the business for last year’s winning region.

Howay man! Newcastle parades its winner’s certificate

Howay man! Newcastle parades its winner’s certificate

Europe won last week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ with the UK’s first ever win, find out this week if the region can pull away from Asia in the battle at the top of the table.