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Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

We had an interior shot of one of the 15 FTWAs sent in to this week’s competition, which has all the arches from the last two weeks of route launches (because we were in Krakow last week). Find out which airport sent it and whether the all-important exterior shot was good enough to win.

Viennese fire fighters in a whirl after Arch of Triumph win

Viennese fire fighters in a whirl after Arch of Triumph win

Vienna’s triumphant fire crew celebrates last week’s win for the Air India inaugural – the Austrian capital’s first ever victory in the competition. 10 airports vie for honours in this week’s Arch of Triumph battle.

Cluj-Napoca clobbers the competition in S16 FTWA public vote; Vienna takes this week’s title

Cluj-Napoca clobbers the competition in S16 FTWA public vote; Vienna takes this week’s title

Over 4,500 votes were cast to determine who the world thinks performed the best FTWA to mark the start of S16 ‒ with Cluj-Napoca’s firefighters coming out on top. This means that the Romanian airport has won both competitions this week, clearly mobilising its local fans and followers to bring home the win.


Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Splash the route launch cash! The world’s airport firefighters have been busy with their ceremonial hosing down of inaugural aircraft this week, to bring you our twice-yearly public vote for the Arch of Triumph. So while the hoses are drying in the station, get the crews voting to be the best of the best.

The busiest week for 2016 so far with 11 FTWAs entered; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden poses with its winner’s certificate

The busiest week for 2016 so far with 11 FTWAs entered; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden poses with its winner’s certificate

In the week before the start of S16, the Arch of Triumph competition has its busiest seven days so far, with 11 entries. With participants from Australasia, Asia, North and South America, Caribbean as well as Europe, we are truly global this week.

Vorsprung durch FTWA for this week’s Arch of Triumph winner

Vorsprung durch FTWA for this week’s Arch of Triumph winner

A German airport won the 2014 Arch of Triumph competition, when Munich Airport produced the highest score (38.9) of the entire contest for its welcome of United Airlines’ Houston Intercontinental service. Find out whether this week’s German entry can live up to a nation’s lofty expectations.


A deLUXe FTWA wins this week’s trophy

A deLUXe FTWA wins this week’s trophy

Sending the anna.aero judges a selection of Arch of Triumph images is always going to work out well, as we always choose the best of the bunch for the competition. That’s what this week’s winner did. Now it can LUXuriate in its glory over the other six competing airports from around the world.

Dubai double on display for world to see

Dubai double on display for world to see

Dubai Airport has already racked up two wins so far in the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition – impressive statistics indeed. Find out here all of the vital numbers from this week’s entrants, as well as the tally in the inter-regional battle.

World’s busiest international airport makes it onto Arch of Triumph leader board for the second time in 2016

World’s busiest international airport makes it onto Arch of Triumph leader board for the second time in 2016

A football philosopher once said: “A win is a win is a win.” Wise words that also apply in the Arch of Triumph competition – particularly when there are only two entrants. And just like football…FTWAs are a game of two halves.


Week six of the 2016 Arch of Triumph sees Asia take on Europe

Week six of the 2016 Arch of Triumph sees Asia take on Europe

It’s Asia versus Europe this week as just two entries battle it out to become Week Six winner of the Arch of Triumph competition in 2016. Find out which of the dynamic FTWA duo has achieved the highest score and brought home the win for their airport.

Wellington Airport displays its monster-sized Arch of Triumph certificate for the world to see

Wellington Airport displays its monster-sized Arch of Triumph certificate for the world to see

The airport serving Middle Earth joins Christchurch to become only the second airport in New Zealand to have an Arch of Triumph certificate on its fire station walls. Find out which of this week’s three worldwide entries has racked up enough points to deliver the win for their airport.

Montpellier flies the flag for Europe with Arch of Triumph certificate

Montpellier flies the flag for Europe with Arch of Triumph certificate

At the fifth attempt, Montpellier Airport finally basks in the warm glow of its first ever Arch of Triumph win. Find out which of this week’s six entries – all from Asia or Australasia – has done the business this week and secured legend status for their airport.