Weekly New Route Awards | anna.aero
Last week German regional airport Friedrichshafen beat-off competition from the likes of Melbourne, Orlando and Nice to secure its first-ever Arch of Triumph title. As the airport celebrates its landmark victory, find out whether this week’s competition will be be won by a minnow or mega-hub here!
At the fourth time of asking, Krakow Airport finally won its first ever Arch of Triumph award last week. The airport’s fire crew even let their CO and CEO share in their fine victory! Nine more airports battle it out for the world’s biggest airport firefighting accolade this week.
Air India resumes Washington link with a non-stop flight this time.
Virgin Australia Airlines begins its only service to the Asian city from Melbourne.
For one of this week’s 14 entrants to the Arch of Triumph competition it could mean basking in airport marketing glory for eternity (or at least until the next route launch). See which airport, drawn from five different world regions, has secured these exclusive bragging rights this week.
Fiji Airways starts services to its fourth Australian destination.
Norwegian now links Belfast International, Cork, Dublin and Shannon to the US – Bergen also connected.
Cluj-Napoca won three Arch of Triumph weekly titles in 2016 – two from anna.aero’s judges and one in the public vote – yet it has taken it until nearly July to get a win on the board this year. Find out which one of the 11 global airports has discovered the blueprint to the Romanian airport’s success.
Air Canada links Vancouver to Boston and Montreal to Tel Aviv – latter goes head-to-head with Air Transat.
Condor adds new routes to Pittsburgh and Seattle-Tacoma from its two biggest German hubs.
This is a landmark edition of the 2017 Arch of Triumph battle, as we pass the 200-FTWA barrier in the 23rd week of the annual competition. With a massive 18 entries this week, including four from Blue Air and three each from Norwegian and Air Arabia Maroc, its no surprise we’ve had a busy week of scoring. On top of all that we introduce our new judge!
Norwegian makes a start on 737 flights from Edinburgh – but no 737 MAX operations yet.