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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.

JetBlue Airways expands Florida and California offerings

JetBlue Airways expands Florida and California offerings

JetBlue Airways begins new routes from Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and San Jose.

British Airways launches longest non-stop flight from UK

British Airways launches longest non-stop flight from UK

British Airways starts flights on the 11,650-kilometre sector from London Heathrow to Santiago in Chile.

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. See which other four airports tried (and failed) over the festive season to tame the Lisbon lions!!

Jet2.com's magnificent seven new routes

Jet2.com’s magnificent seven new routes

Jet2.com launches new routes from six different UK bases.

Beijing Capital Airlines makes Canada its third long-haul market

Beijing Capital Airlines makes Canada its third long-haul market

Beijing Capital Airlines now links Hangzhou, Qingdao and Vancouver with three weekly flights.

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.

Southwest Airlines floats into Havana from two Floridian cities

Southwest Airlines floats into Havana from two Floridian cities

Southwest Airlines links the Cuban capital with Tampa and Fort Lauderdale. 

China Southern Airlines links Guangzhou to Adelaide and Toronto

China Southern Airlines links Guangzhou to Adelaide and Toronto

China Southern Airlines launches three times weekly flights to both destinations.

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?