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Vote for the best of 12 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Vote for the best of 12 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

For one of the 12 airports involved in this week’s Arch of Triumph public vote it will be a great start to November, because within seven days one airport will have a new certificate adorning the fire station walls, and the fire crews will be the toast of the airport. Let battle commence!!

The Warsaw Chopin ‘Panthers’ roar to Arch of Triumph win

The Warsaw Chopin ‘Panthers’ roar to Arch of Triumph win

Warsaw Chopin this week celebrated winning the Arch of Triumph, with it displaying its award-winning credibility with a salute that greeted the arrival of Air China’s route from Beijing. See which single entry has claimed the title in this week’s competition.

Arch of Triumph festivities for the joyful Finns

Arch of Triumph festivities for the joyful Finns

Up until last week in over four years of competition, Helsinki Airport had never entered the Arch of Triumph – it did last week and won first time out. See if any of this week’s competitors can repeat that phenomenal feat.


First entry for this European airport secures win for the Finns

First entry for this European airport secures win for the Finns

Not only has this airport never entered the Arch of Triumph weekly battle in nearly four years of competition, but it also secured a victory at the first attempt. Suuri tavaraa!! Fingers crossed that Google translate is working properly and we haven’t just insulted the entire Finnish nation!

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

As we were all flouncing around in Chengdu last week at World Routes, we have a double whammy of FTWAs this week, with a massive 19 airports from around the world battling it out for airport marketing glory.

Castellon Airport celebrates its first Arch of Triumph success

Castellon Airport celebrates its first Arch of Triumph success

The newly-opened Spanish airport of Castellon, which nestles between Barcelona and Valencia airports, has already scooped its first award – the anna.aero Arch of Triumph. Find out which global airport follows this trailblazer this week.


Cuban connections and new airports in this week’s Arch of Triumph

Cuban connections and new airports in this week’s Arch of Triumph

Bit of a landmark week of FTWAs again – we have one from Miami for its Cuban flight inaugural, as well as one heralding the start of operations at Moscow’s newest airport ‒ Zhukovsky. Find out if either of them manages to scoop the weekly title.

Find out which European airport wins its third Arch of Triumph in 2016

Find out which European airport wins its third Arch of Triumph in 2016

Handling less than 1.5 million annual passengers in 2015, this small European airport joins Sydney in becoming the only two airports to have won three Arch of Triumph titles in one year. Find out which airport it is here.

Prague is proud to display its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Prague is proud to display its first Arch of Triumph certificate

At its fifth attempt in four years of competition, Prague Airport has finally chalked up its first ever Arch of Triumph win. The fire station walls will never have looked finer than they do now. With very few route launches at this time of year we have another one horse race this week.


First week of 2016 competition with just one FTWA entrant

First week of 2016 competition with just one FTWA entrant

There have been 134 weeks of competition over the last four years since we introduced the Arch of Triumph contest, and on only 13 occasions has there been one entrant – including this week. Find out who has won this one horse race.

anna.aero honours Jasim Al Beloushi, Dubai Airport firefighter

anna.aero honours Jasim Al Beloushi, Dubai Airport firefighter

This week, anna.aero remembers Jasim Al Beloushi, the Dubai Airport firefighter who made the ultimate sacrifice saving the lives of others when Emirates flight EK521 crash landed on 3 August.

Kelowna celebrates second Arch of Triumph win

Kelowna celebrates second Arch of Triumph win

Canada has only won two Arch of Triumph weekly titles in the competition’s four-year history – and both times it’s been Kelowna Airport that has done the business. See which of this week’s eight contestants will join the Canadian airport and bask in FTWA glory.