Weekly New Route Awards | anna.aero
This week we let the boss out on a day trip to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport to cover the inaugural flight by Qatar Airways from Doha. Inevitably, he managed to get out onto the airfield to share in the ‘Arch of Triumph’ moment.
Fly Romania begins operations with routes between Romania and Italy using MD-80 series aircraft.
Icelandair makes Vancouver its latest Canadian destination operating twice-weekly until mid-October.
Cambridge Airport won last week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ for its new service to Amsterdam, and it, along with five other airports from around the world, battle it out for this week’s award too. Find out inside if the UK regional airport can become only the second airport ever (following Tampa’s example) to celebrate back-to-back wins.
Edelweiss Air now links Zurich to Havana and Edinburgh with weekly and twice-weekly flights respectively, using its A330-300s and A320s.
Turkish Airlines launches its sixth US destination to Boston and third in Algeria to Oran from Istanbul Atatürk. Brussels gets Sabiha Gökçen link.
Dresden displays its winning certificate from last week’s competition. Cambridge Airport wins this week, having sparked a heated debate in the anna.aero office in which our last remaining pieces of whole furniture where thrown about and broken.
Air China now connects Beijing with Vienna non-stop and Barcelona (via Vienna).
Edelweiss Air commences new long-haul route from Zurich to Las Vegas with weekly flights, using A330-300s.
Last week’s winners and 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ leaders Munich Airport proudly exhibit their FTWA certificate. However, 11 more airports throw their respective firefighter’s helmets into the ring this week to see if they can remove the Germans from their #1 position.
Syphax Airlines begins weekly services from Tunis to Montreal, utilising its A330-200s.
There is a new world order. Although on the pitch Bayern Munich were given a football lesson last night, the city’s airport has given all its global peers a master class in producing a fine ‘Arch of Triumph’. Doncaster Sheffield shows off its winning certificate for last week’s win using water pistols.