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Friedrichshafen basks in first-time Arch of Triumph glory – and south German sunshine!

Friedrichshafen basks in first-time Arch of Triumph glory – and south German sunshine!

Last week German regional airport Friedrichshafen beat-off competition from the likes of Melbourne, Orlando and Nice to secure its first-ever Arch of Triumph title. As the airport celebrates its landmark victory, find out whether this week’s competition will be be won by a minnow or mega-hub here!

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Well the cleverest of you will have worked out the first of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards (for the slow ones – it’s Romania’s Blue Air). But will Wizz Air, Norwegian or LOT Polish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the awards be soon gathering dust in the trophy […]

WOW air is welcomed to the Windy City

WOW air is welcomed to the Windy City

WOW air begins four times weekly flights between Reykjavik/Keflavik and Chicago O’Hare. 


American Airlines' international capacity drops 41% from Chicago O'Hare; shifts to domestic growth; strengthening against United

American Airlines’ international capacity drops 41% from Chicago O’Hare; shifts to domestic growth; strengthening against United

American Airlines is Chicago O’Hare’s second largest airline after United Airlines, with the oneworld member operating 35% of weekly seat capacity from the US hub this summer. Overall the carrier has increased its seats from O’Hare by 3.4% this year, however the level of growth varies in different sectors.  

Congratulations Krakow! Polish airport celebrates first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Congratulations Krakow! Polish airport celebrates first-ever Arch of Triumph win

At the fourth time of asking, Krakow Airport finally won its first ever Arch of Triumph award last week. The airport’s fire crew even let their CO and CEO share in their fine victory! Nine more airports battle it out for the world’s biggest airport firefighting accolade this week.

American Airlines takes on United Airlines from Chicago O'Hare

American Airlines takes on United Airlines from Chicago O’Hare

American Airlines adds six routes from the Windy City that are already flown by the Star Alliance member.  


Budapest Airport celebrates historical milestone with US route announcement; LOT Polish Airlines to begin New York and Chicago

Budapest Airport celebrates historical milestone with US route announcement; LOT Polish Airlines to begin New York and Chicago

On 7 July anna.aero joined Budapest Airport as it celebrated the news that it will soon have direct flights to the US once again, with LOT Polish Airlines confirming it will start direct flights from the city to New York JFK and Chicago O’Hare. Take a closer look to see how the Hungarian gateway celebrated […]

14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

For one of this week’s 14 entrants to the Arch of Triumph competition it could mean basking in airport marketing glory for eternity (or at least until the next route launch). See which airport, drawn from five different world regions, has secured these exclusive bragging rights this week.

New York's big three handling 20 million more passengers than in 2007; Newark passes 40 million mark; Chicago leading destination

New York’s big three handling 20 million more passengers than in 2007; Newark passes 40 million mark; Chicago leading destination

New York’s JFK, Newark and LaGuardia airports handled over 129 million passengers in 2016, up 18% when compared to a decade ago. We take a closer look into the city that never sleeps to see how this growth has been distributed, and discover what New York’s leading unserved destinations are.  


LOT Polish Airlines goes long-haul from Krakow

LOT Polish Airlines goes long-haul from Krakow

LOT Polish Airlines begins a weekly service to Chicago O’Hare from Poland’s second largest city. 

SkyWest Airlines is present at over 230 airports flying for United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines

SkyWest Airlines is present at over 230 airports flying for United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines

SkyWest Airlines in 2016 carried over 31 million passengers, up 3.7% when compared to 2015. The airline serves as a feeder carrier, operating under contract with various US airlines. We take a closer look at how SkyWest has evolved in recent years, and look further into its extensive network of over 230 airports. 

14 airports battle for Arch of Triumph glory in Week 17

14 airports battle for Arch of Triumph glory in Week 17

Its an intense week of FTWA competition this week, with three airports scoring high enough to secure a slot on the 2017 Arch of Triumph leader board. But only the best has made it on there…find out here who has beaten 13 other airports from around the world this week.