Articles Tagged ‘FTWA’

Taiwanese airport takes weekly title; Asia narrows gap on Europe

Taiwanese airport takes weekly title; Asia narrows gap on Europe

With back-to-back wins, Asia’s airports have considerably narrowed the gap between themselves and the inter-regional league leaders Europe, with just two wins now separating the top two. Find out which Asian airport has done the business this week from the 10 competitors.

First ever Pakistani winner of Arch of Triumph

First ever Pakistani winner of Arch of Triumph

Just four FTWA entries this week, but with a dramatically-lit night shot, not only do we have Pakistan’s first ever entry in the Arch of Triumph and the country’s first ever winner, we also have a new leader in the 2015 competition.

Europe extends its lead in inter-regional competition

Europe extends its lead in inter-regional competition

This week’s winner sees this European hub take home its second ‘Arch of Triumph’ title, having previously won last year securing fourth spot overall in the process. Find out where it is placed in this year’s competition and just how it rated against the other nine airports entering this week.


Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.

Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Following their table-topping FTWA last week, it is not surprising that the Slovakian firefighters couldn’t wait to get their hands on the certificate and get in front of the camera. Meanwhile, nine airports from across the world tussle over this week’s award.

Arch of Triumph certificate and spacemen land in Narita

Arch of Triumph certificate and spacemen land in Narita

The #1 spot on the Arch of Triumph leaderboard has changed hands three times in recent weeks, as a glut of summer route launches heats up the 2015 competition – and it has happened again this week. Find out which of the 12 airports from across the world has scooped overall pole with this week’s […]


Portland proudly parades its 'Arch of Triumph' win

Portland proudly parades its ‘Arch of Triumph’ win

With a table-topping score of 36.7, Portland Airport’s Aircraft Fire and Rescue C Shift have a lot to be proud of this week. Meanwhile, 10 airports from across the world slug it out for this week’s award.

Portland’s near-perfect Icelandair Leaping Dolphin steals pole from Birmingham

Portland’s near-perfect Icelandair Leaping Dolphin steals pole from Birmingham

There were eight fire truck salute entries for the anna.aero “Arch of Triumph” in this week’s competition with Portland’s win closely followed by stunning performances by Memmingen and Newcastle.

Birmingham Airport parades its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Birmingham Airport parades its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

At the fourth attempt this year, Birmingham Airport sealed its first ever FTWA win for the arrival of American Airlines’ New York JFK service – and this week its firefighters display the spoils of victory with pride. Meanwhile, eight airports from across the world fight it out for this week’s award.


Budapest Airport displays its third ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Budapest Airport displays its third ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Budapest Airport, still the only airport in the world to benefit from on-site fire truck water arch training from one of anna.aero’s four esteemed judges, now has three ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificates on its fire station walls as a result. Seven airports from across the world battle it out for this week’s award.

Berlin Tegel displays with pride ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate; another win for Europe in this week’s competition

Berlin Tegel displays with pride ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate; another win for Europe in this week’s competition

Ich bin ein Berliner. Famous words from a famous US president, instilling pride in the city’s residents, which was nearly matched again last week as Berlin Tegel Airport lifted its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate. Nine airports from across the world slug it out for this week’s award.

Two recent winners pose for posterity – Athens and Aalborg; Europe wins again this week

Two recent winners pose for posterity – Athens and Aalborg; Europe wins again this week

Stomachs in, chests out. Two European airports finest and bravest groups of firefighters – namely Athens and Aalborg (the first winning airports in either Greece or Denmark) ‒ proudly stand by their impressive kit to revel in ‘Arch of Triumph’ glory. Who will join them from this week’s eight tasty entries…