Articles Tagged ‘SYD’

Sydney’s firefighters show off not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates for their recent wins

Sydney’s firefighters show off not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates for their recent wins

Having won two Arch of Triumph awards in December, our friendly firefighters down under couldn’t wait to display their latest additions to the station walls. Find out which of this week’s four global entries gets the second certificate of 2016 and no doubt adorn the pride of place in their station.

Houston Intercontinental celebrates winning Route of the Week for the arrival of Air New Zealand

Houston Intercontinental celebrates winning Route of the Week for the arrival of Air New Zealand

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, QantasLink commences services from Sydney on a domestic route to Sunshine Coast, while Pobeda launches services to Bratislava. More news also from Rome Fiumicino, Warsaw Chopin, Riga, Melbourne (Florida) and Copenhagen airports.

Arch of Triumph 2015 winner revealed; has Sydney finally done enough to secure top spot from Birmingham?

Arch of Triumph 2015 winner revealed; has Sydney finally done enough to secure top spot from Birmingham?

Will the current leader in the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition, Birmingham Airport, be celebrating the first airport marketing award of 2016? Or has the prolific route celebrator Sydney Airport done enough to snatch victory? First of all, the Australian airport needed to beat off the rest of this week’s offerings.


Hainan Airlines returns to Australia

Hainan Airlines returns to Australia

Hainan Airlines connects Xi’an and Sydney with twice-weekly flights.

American Airlines arrives on 12 new airport pairs

American Airlines arrives on 12 new airport pairs

American Airlines commences 12 new airport pairs just in time for 2016 – includes services to Sydney from Los Angeles.

10 more airports slug it out for 2015 Arch of Triumph honours

10 more airports slug it out for 2015 Arch of Triumph honours

Will this FTWA for the Russian LCC Pobeda be good enough to break-up the party at the top of the leader board? Find out which one of 10 global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.


Qantas says let's go to San Francisco

Qantas says let’s go to San Francisco

Qantas adds a domestic and intercontinental services this week – to Sunshine Coast and San Francisco ‒ both from Sydney.

Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Everyone might be busy out Christmas shopping (or doing it all on-line these days), but the world’s airports fire crews are still producing FTWAs at a rate that would put Santa’s elves to shame. Find out which one of nine global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.

All Nippon Airways returns to Australia

All Nippon Airways returns to Australia

All Nippon Airways introduces daily Tokyo to Sydney service with 787-9s.


Perth Airport poses with its Arch of Triumph certificate; another Oz airport makes last ditch effort for 2015 title

Perth Airport poses with its Arch of Triumph certificate; another Oz airport makes last ditch effort for 2015 title

Talk about leaving it late. We’re in the last month of the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition and some airports are going the whole hog to break up the party at the top of the leader board. Find out whether any of this week’s five entries – none from Europe again ‒ have done enough […]

Xiamen Airlines launches first Australian service

Xiamen Airlines launches first Australian service

Xiamen Airlines makes a non-stop connection between Fuzhou and Sydney.

Townsville Airport goes international in 2015 with flights to Bali; flat year predicted by anna.aero's data elves

Townsville Airport goes international in 2015 with flights to Bali; flat year predicted by anna.aero’s data elves

Earlier this year Townsville Airport, Australia’s 11th largest, celebrated attracting its first international service to Denpasar in Indonesia – how long before it adds the word ‘international’ to its name? Find out who is the airport’s biggest carrier and whether service to state capital Brisbane is its biggest route.