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Airnorth starts Darwin to Cairns route - via Gove

Airnorth starts Darwin to Cairns route – via Gove

Airnorth makes Cairns its 13th destination from Darwin; will compete against Jetstar Airways and Qantas.

Russian airport wins Arch of Triumph for the second consecutive week

Russian airport wins Arch of Triumph for the second consecutive week

Following last week’s win of Samara (pictured), Russia secures its second Arch of Triumph winner in 2014. Therefore, the gateway to the capital of Republic of Tatarstan achieved this week’s monumental feat of airport marketing prowess, entering the ranking at position #8.

Spirit Airlines arrives at Kansas City with five routes

Spirit Airlines arrives at Kansas City with five routes

Spirit Airlines begins services to Kansas City from Chicago O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston Intercontinental, Detroit and Las Vegas with daily flights, using A319s.


Emirates starts its second US destination in 2014 – Chicago O’Hare

Emirates starts its second US destination in 2014 – Chicago O’Hare

Emirates begins operations to its ninth US destination completing the MEB3 trio at Chicago O’Hare.

Russian airport wins ‘Arch of Triumph’ – first this year

Russian airport wins ‘Arch of Triumph’ – first this year

Russia wins its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ title in 2014, and in the process secures a spot on the overall leader board. The winning airport joins Vologograd (pictured) to become only the second Russian facility to win the prestigious airport marketing award.

flyvista starts operations with Tbilisi to Tehran link

flyvista starts operations with Tbilisi to Tehran link

flyvista, the Georgian start-up airline, will use its single 737-300 to connect to the capital of Iran.


China Southern Airlines launches second route to Moscow

China Southern Airlines launches second route to Moscow

China Southern Airlines introduces thrice-weekly flights between Wuhan and Moscow Sheremetyevo using A330s.

TAV’s Gazipaşa Airport shows off its winner’s certificate

TAV’s Gazipaşa Airport shows off its winner’s certificate

Last week, Turkish Airlines started a twice-daily domestic connection from its Istanbul Atatürk global hub to Gazipaşa, a new route which produced a world-beating FTWA. With only one European entrant in this week’s competition, victory is perhaps destined for North America or Asia.

Wizz Air opens fifth Romanian base at Craiova; expands at Cluj-Napoca

Wizz Air opens fifth Romanian base at Craiova; expands at Cluj-Napoca

Wizz Air adds four new routes from latest Craiova base to Barcelona, Bologna, Dortmund and Rome Ciampino as well as its 16th link from Cluj Napoca — to Basel, using its A320s.


Budapest Airport displays winner’s certificate #2 for 2014 competition

Budapest Airport displays winner’s certificate #2 for 2014 competition

Budapest Airport became only the fifth airport in ‘Arch of Triumph’ history last week to win more than one weekly title, joining an elite band of fellow airport firefighters and marketeers. Quite rightly, they show off the second certificate to adorn the walls of the fire station in the Hungarian capital.

Pegasus Airlines picks Budapest as its next European capital

Pegasus Airlines picks Budapest as its next European capital

Pegasus Airlines starts services to its 21st European capital city.

Etihad Airways starts Italian and Australian routes on 15 July

Etihad Airways starts Italian and Australian routes on 15 July

Etihad Airways makes Rome Fiumicino its second Italian destination and Perth its fourth point in Australia.