Articles Tagged ‘Awards’

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.


Lisbon Airport crowned 2016 Arch of Triumph champions!! Auckland adds last weekly win

Lisbon Airport crowned 2016 Arch of Triumph champions!! Auckland adds last weekly win

Having claimed the top spot way back in May, the Lisbon Airport firefighters have held on to the #1 position for seven months, even after a final roll of the dice from 2015 winners Birmingham Airport in Week 45 of competition, which saw the UK airport only do enough to take second and not the title. […]

Delhi shows off its certificate for its second win of 2016

Delhi shows off its certificate for its second win of 2016

Ignore what we said last week – there is still another week of competition after this one, for those FTWAs celebrating the start of routes in what remains of 2016. Take a look at these offerings from six airports from around the world, including entrants from Africa, Australasia, Europe and North America.

Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

If your airport has aspirations of winning this year’s Arch of Triumph competition, you had better get a move on, as there is just one week left of this year’s battle. Nine more airports from around the world have probably their last attempts to break onto the 2016 leader board – see how they do.


Arch of Triumph double winners on display

Arch of Triumph double winners on display

This week we have not one, but two Arch of Triumph certificate celebrations from previous winners in Marseille and Sarasota – both first-time victors. Who will join the roll-call of 2016 winners as the year draws to a close – will it be an FTWA newbie or an old-hand of this four-year-old competition?

Hainan Airlines becomes first Chinese carrier to serve Vegas

Hainan Airlines becomes first Chinese carrier to serve Vegas

Hainan Airlines starts three times weekly flights to Las Vegas from Beijing.

Air India celebrates India-Spain non-stop route

Air India celebrates India-Spain non-stop route

Air India introduces three times weekly flights between Delhi and Madrid.