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Find out which airport was the winner of the world’s first ever FTWA vote; S14 Week two ‘Arch of Triumph’ vote inside

Find out which airport was the winner of the world’s first ever FTWA vote; S14 Week two ‘Arch of Triumph’ vote inside

Early this year, anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins visited Budapest Airport and did some on-site Fire Truck Water Arch training for some of the airport’s fire crews. See inside whether his ‘Arch of Triumph’ theory was used in practice to deliver victory in the Week One S14 vote!!

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

The start of the S14 season sees a lot of the world’s airports going the extra mile in terms of new route marketing — and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWA). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 21 FTWAs we have been sent.

Lufthansa shifts Tokyo flights to Haneda, adds Valencia

Lufthansa shifts Tokyo flights to Haneda, adds Valencia

Lufthansa joins Star Alliance partner at Haneda, adds daily Frankfurt-Valencia service with A320s.


All Nippon Airways expands long-haul network from Haneda

All Nippon Airways expands long-haul network from Haneda

All Nippon Airways adds seven new destinations across three continents from Tokyo Haneda Airport.

North America gets first win of 2014; last week’s winners proudly show off their certificate

North America gets first win of 2014; last week’s winners proudly show off their certificate

Not only does North America get off the mark with its first win of 2014, but the ‘Arch of Triumph’ winner is a ‘new’ airport too. Find out which airport has done the business for last year’s winning region.

Howay man! Newcastle parades its winner’s certificate

Howay man! Newcastle parades its winner’s certificate

Europe won last week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ with the UK’s first ever win, find out this week if the region can pull away from Asia in the battle at the top of the table.


First ever UK airport win in ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

First ever UK airport win in ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Inspired (perhaps) by the local ale or its river-crossing bridge in this part of the UK, there is finally a home-win in the weekly ‘Arch of Triumph’ contest. Find out which ‘toon’ secured this first victory on anna.aero’s home turf.

An MD-80 wins its first ever (and probably last) ‘Arch of Triumph’; plus Spanish success

An MD-80 wins its first ever (and probably last) ‘Arch of Triumph’; plus Spanish success

Almería Airport firefighters and Operations staff, last week’s winners, were very proud to show-off the latest addition to the fire station walls for their ‘Arch of Triumph’ celebrating the arrival of Air Europa’s new capital connection.

Last year’s winners throw down the gauntlet in 2014 competition

Last year’s winners throw down the gauntlet in 2014 competition

A classic ‘Roman Cross’ secures victory for Europe in this week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’. Find out inside which global regions are running away with the wins so far in 2014.


Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Last week’s winners of the ‘Arch of Triumph’ racked up the biggest score of the competition so far. Quite rightly the fire crews at Dubai Al Maktoum are proud of one of the first awards that the fledgling airport has received.

The best ever score in ‘Arch of Triumph’ history

The best ever score in ‘Arch of Triumph’ history

Could the 2014 title for the prestigious ‘Arch of Triumph’ award have been won in week four? Which Middle Eastern airport has created this FTWA work of art? The gauntlet has well and truly been thrown down…

Tigerair Singapore’s new route into Malé seals ‘Arch of Triumph’ win

Tigerair Singapore’s new route into Malé seals ‘Arch of Triumph’ win

With three ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners so far in 2014, Asia has taken an early lead in this year’s competition, leaving Europe trailing in second place.