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Vote for the best of 10 Fire Truck Water Arches; Winter Season Launches Part 1

Vote for the best of 10 Fire Truck Water Arches; Winter Season Launches Part 1

The start of the W14/15 season sees a lot of the world’s airports pulling out all the stops in terms of new route marketing ‒ and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWAs). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 10 FTWAs we have been sent.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - 15 scrummy treats from Winter 2014 Season Part 1

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 15 scrummy treats from Winter 2014 Season Part 1

The first days of the 2014 winter timetable have brought almost 200 new routes to the world and almost as many tonnes of cakes. Use your vote to select your choice of the week for W14/15 Season Part 1.

Bangkok, Ryanair and China are leaders in winter 2014; global seat capacity up 4.7% this November

Bangkok, Ryanair and China are leaders in winter 2014; global seat capacity up 4.7% this November

The (northern) winter season has begun with the launch of dozens of new routes. We reveal which airports, airlines and country markets have seen the biggest volume increase in seat capacity this November compared with last November.


Europe’s airports ‘lose’ over 50 daily routes this winter

Europe’s airports ‘lose’ over 50 daily routes this winter

This winter will see the loss of over 50 airport pairs in Europe that supported at least a daily flight last winter. We list all of them and present additional information on each. Will your airline see an opportunity amongst them?

Africa’s airports seal first FTWA glory

Africa’s airports seal first FTWA glory

Dallas gives us some ‘Love’ after last week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ win. Find out which African airport has delivered the first-ever weekly victory for the contintent in the competition’s history.

London Heathrow falls further behind its European rivals this winter as Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris all report growing networks

London Heathrow falls further behind its European rivals this winter as Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris all report growing networks

Europe’s four busiest airports are all growing this summer but only one is not seeing an increase in destinations served this winter. While other airports now connect to over 200 destinations, runway-constrained London Heathrow is stuck around the 160 mark.


ACI Airport Exchange - hear from the CEO of Eurostar (destroyer of the world’s busiest air route) and loads of developing airports

ACI Airport Exchange – hear from the CEO of Eurostar (destroyer of the world’s busiest air route) and loads of developing airports

ACI Airport Exchange includes a whole load of briefings on new airports currently being built-up (Istanbul, Moscow, Chicago) including keynote presentations by ADPI – the just-announced winner of the design competition for Beijing’s New Daxing Airports new Terminal 1.

Brussels boasts about ‘Arch of Triumph’ win; US newcomer wins this week’s one-horse race

Brussels boasts about ‘Arch of Triumph’ win; US newcomer wins this week’s one-horse race

Having entered the 2014 competition more than any other airport in the world, Brussels Airport was finally rewarded last week with its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate. This week, a newcomer to the competition, gets lucky and wins a one-horse race with its first ever entry.

Aer Lingus (“The Fastest Airline in the World”) wins WARR

Aer Lingus (“The Fastest Airline in the World”) wins WARR

Aer Lingus, “The Fastest Airline in the World” in the bud:runway run has raced to another industry sporting victory in the 33rd World Airline Road Race (WARR) which Aer Lingus also hosted in Dublin 1-5 October.


New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s CCO David O’Brien tells us the world’s most prolific starter of new routes will open “at least three new bases next year.” We identify the 10-most likely opportunities among the “primary” airports the upscaling, business-focused airline now favours.

Stockholm Bromma firefighters display winner’s certificate; seven airports battle it out for Week 34 honours

Stockholm Bromma firefighters display winner’s certificate; seven airports battle it out for Week 34 honours

After seven attempts, the world’s most prolific provider of Fire Truck Water Arches has finally secured its first ever ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate for the fire station walls. Find out here who will be cracking open some of its world famous beers in celebration.

Tiger’s Taiwanese venture starts with Singapore; Bangkok, Da Nang and Chiang Mai up next

Tiger’s Taiwanese venture starts with Singapore; Bangkok, Da Nang and Chiang Mai up next

This week has seen the start of Tigerair Taiwan, Tiger Airways’ latest subsidiary, with the introduction of daily flights from Taipei to Singapore. While three new services are planned for late-October, anna.aero reveals which ‘low-hanging fruit’ routes might be next on the fledgling LCC’s network agenda.