Arch of Triumph
Hundreds of votes were made to decide which airport produced the best Arch of Triumph to herald the second week of new route launches of S18 ‒ with Cardiff Airport’s firefighters claiming this highly-prized accolade. With the public votes now over until the start of W18/19, the four anna.aero judges return to undertake their day jobs once more.
With next week being the first of the S18 Public Votes – when our readers get to decide the best FTWAs of those sent in to mark the start of new summer services – this is the last time that the anna.aero judges will be able to cast their experienced eyes over this week’s offerings until mid-April. See how they scored these FTWAs so you will know how to vote next week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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?
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
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.