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Friedrichshafen basks in first-time Arch of Triumph glory – and south German sunshine!

Friedrichshafen basks in first-time Arch of Triumph glory – and south German sunshine!

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!

Congratulations Krakow! Polish airport celebrates first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Congratulations Krakow! Polish airport celebrates first-ever Arch of Triumph win

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 introduces its fifth US service

Air India introduces its fifth US service

Air India resumes Washington link with a non-stop flight this time.


Virgin Australia Airlines ventures into Hong Kong market

Virgin Australia Airlines ventures into Hong Kong market

Virgin Australia Airlines begins its only service to the Asian city from Melbourne.

14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

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 adds Adelaide to network

Fiji Airways adds Adelaide to network

Fiji Airways starts services to its fourth Australian destination.


Norwegian commences low-cost long-haul between Ireland and the US

Norwegian commences low-cost long-haul between Ireland and the US

Norwegian now links Belfast International, Cork, Dublin and Shannon to the US – Bergen also connected.

Cluj-Napoca celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

Cluj-Napoca celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

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 expands from Vancouver and Montreal

Air Canada expands from Vancouver and Montreal

Air Canada links Vancouver to Boston and Montreal to Tel Aviv – latter goes head-to-head with Air Transat.


Condor connects on two more US sectors

Condor connects on two more US sectors

Condor adds new routes to Pittsburgh and Seattle-Tacoma from its two biggest German hubs.

18 airports battle for Arch of Triumph Week 23; 200-FTWA barrier burst through

18 airports battle for Arch of Triumph Week 23; 200-FTWA barrier burst through

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 starts transatlantic 737 operations

Norwegian starts transatlantic 737 operations

Norwegian makes a start on 737 flights from Edinburgh – but no 737 MAX operations yet.