Arch of Triumph

Europe wins its first Arch of Triumph of 2018

Europe wins its first Arch of Triumph of 2018

Its taken until Week 10 of this year’s competition, but Europe has finally broken its duck and notched up its first win of 2018. The victorious airport had to fend off four other FTWAs from North America, South America and the Middle East to do so.

Back-to-back wins for Middle East in 2018 competition

Back-to-back wins for Middle East in 2018 competition

After waiting until Week Eight of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition to chalk up its first win of the year, the Middle East has not wasted any time in securing its second victory, and as a result, the region draws level with Asia in the fledgling inter-regional battle, with leader Australasia now in its sights. 

Middle East takes its first Arch of Triumph win

Middle East takes its first Arch of Triumph win

The Middle East has become the fifth global region to scoop a weekly win in 2018, joining Asia, Australasia, North and South America. Find out which of the region’s global mega hubs has been the first to fly the Arch of Triumph winner’s flag.


North America wins its first Arch of Triumph award of 2018

North America wins its first Arch of Triumph award of 2018

While we love to receive inside-aircraft FTWA images, the anna.aero judges are traditionalists and do prefer their water arches captured outside the inaugural aircraft. See how the external FTWA from this route launch performs against the other three entries from around the world we have received this week.

Canberra collects third win for Australian airports in Arch of Triumph 2018 competition

Canberra collects third win for Australian airports in Arch of Triumph 2018 competition

Week six of anna.aero’s Arch of Triumph competition welcomed entries from Argentina, Australia and Malaysia. Antipodean airports continued their strong start to the season, claiming a third victory, meaning they now account for half of all winning entries so far this year. Take a look to see why this winning run continued.

Asia scoots to its second win of 2018 in Arch of Triumph competition

Asia scoots to its second win of 2018 in Arch of Triumph competition

With Europe still in a deep freeze this winter when its comes to Arch of Triumph entries and also wins, the rest of the world’s airports are happily filling the first flight marketing void. Find out which one of three global entries takes home this week’s prize.


Aussie Rules! Sydney Airport claims first back-to-back victories of 2018 in this year's Arch of Triumph competition

Aussie Rules! Sydney Airport claims first back-to-back victories of 2018 in this year’s Arch of Triumph competition

There is no stopping Australia’s largest hub! Having won last week for the water salute that greeted United Airlines’ new service from Houston Intercontinental, Sydney has decided that one win was just not enough, taking the title again this week, given for a salute greeting another long-haul service. Take a look to see which seven airports around the world were unable to take Sydney down from its FTWA pedestal. 

Airports from five continents battle it out in Week Three of the Arch of Triumph 2018 competition

Airports from five continents battle it out in Week Three of the Arch of Triumph 2018 competition

The anna.aero Arch of Triumph competition proves its global credentials again this week, with airports from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Philippines and US doing battle to claim glory. Will the victor be a water arch veteran or competition newcomer? 

Quito Airport celebrates its first Arch of Triumph win

Quito Airport celebrates its first Arch of Triumph win

Ecuador is currently the centre of the airport marketing world, hosting Routes Americas next month in Quito, but more significantly scooping its first Arch of Triumph win. Two more airports battle it out this week for undying glory.


Arch of Triumph 2018 launched – the sixth year of the global airport new route marketing competition

Arch of Triumph 2018 launched – the sixth year of the global airport new route marketing competition

The 2018 Arch of Triumph – our sixth year of competition – is underway. With North America breaking the European hold on this illustrious airport marketing award by taking last year’s title, can another global region take the crown in 2018? With five entries from two regions this week, namely Europe and South America, see which has thrown down the first winning marker of 2018. 

Los Angeles crowned Arch of Triumph champions 2017

Los Angeles crowned Arch of Triumph champions 2017

With one last throw of the Arch of Triumph dice, Russia’s Sochi/Adler Airport, which had lead the competition since April, has provided us with one last attempt to reclaim its long-held crown. It was good, but not good enough to stop Los Angeles from taking the 2017 title.

Gold Coast celebrates its second-ever Arch of Triumph victory

Gold Coast celebrates its second-ever Arch of Triumph victory

Having not just won a weekly title last year, but also securing fourth spot overall, the firefighters of Gold Coast are used to success in this competition. This time its big win was for a new domestic service by Tigerair Australia – totally roar-some!