Weekly New Route Awards | anna.aero
Despite crashing out of the World Cup in the Round of 16 to England’s semi-final opponents Croatia, the Danes are born winners, particularly their airport firefighters! While Billund Airport’s firefighters celebrate their own global triumph, 10 more airports take it to extra time in search of victory.
American Airlines launches a daily service from Philadelphia to the Mexican capital.
FlyLolo commences operations from the UK’s south coast to Greece.
In a week when the nation’s football team failed to beat Croatia in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16, a little bit of Danish national pride will have been restored as a result of an Arch of Triumph win against 14 other airports in the FTWA World Competition.
Aeroflot starts daily A320-operated flights to the Italian cities from Moscow Sheremetyevo.
Air Namibia launches a four times weekly triangular route between Windhoek, Lagos and Accra.
With the Portuguese not only qualifying for the Round of 16 at the World Cup, but also claiming first, third and fourth spots on the Arch of Triumph 2018 competition leader board, it is good to see a newcomer to the top 10 this week, as 13 airports battle it out for global water arch and not footballing glory.
Sichuan Airlines begins flights to Zurich from Chengdu, via Prague.
Swoop, the WestJet-owned ULCC, begins operations from its first base at Hamilton.
The FTWA competition is continuing to hot up with another 21 entries received this week. There’s strong representation from Europe, plus examples from North America and the Caribbean. This week’s result sees a previous 2018 winner extend a remarkable winning run. Find out more here.
It has been another record-breaking seven days in the Arch of Triumph competition, with last week’s tally of 23 entries being matched by this week’s haul. As a result, the 250 FTWA mark has been passed a month earlier than in 2017.
Air Italy begins its second US route from its Milan Malpensa base.