Weekly New Route Awards | anna.aero

A WOW-ing water salute climbs into the Arch of Triumph 2018 top 10

A WOW-ing water salute climbs into the Arch of Triumph 2018 top 10

Five airports across three continents have sent in six FTWAs to anna.aero this week, with the collective gaining an average score of 31.8 out of 40. The calibre of this week’s entries was so high, that even if second place had won, they too would have smashed straight into the top 10! Check out who won here.

WOW air links Iceland to Asia for the very first time

WOW air links Iceland to Asia for the very first time

WOW air inaugurates a three times weekly service between Reykjavik/Keflavik and Delhi.

Air New Zealand says kia ora Chicago

Air New Zealand says kia ora Chicago

Air New Zealand launches a three times weekly service between Auckland and Chicago O’Hare. 


Etihad Airways adventures from Abu Dhabi for Barcelona

Etihad Airways adventures from Abu Dhabi for Barcelona

Etihad Airways launches only its second new route of 2018 from UAE hub after Baku inaugural in March.

Wizz Air opens nine more routes

Wizz Air opens nine more routes

Wizz Air launches nine new services including seven more from Vienna.

Turkish Airlines gets going for The Gambia

Turkish Airlines gets going for The Gambia

Turkish Airlines begins flights from Istanbul Atatürk to Banjul – operates via Dakar on outbound leg. 


Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero's judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero’s judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

A total of seven airports have sent anna.aero eight FTWAs from the last two weeks of global airline route launches, with entrants coming from airports across Europe, Asia, North and South America, plus the Caribbean. WIth an average score of 28.5, see which global gateway has claimed glory this week. 

Reno-Tahoe fights off stiff competition to win the Cake of the Week public vote Part II

Reno-Tahoe fights off stiff competition to win the Cake of the Week public vote Part II

Reno-Tahoe Airport has beaten off the competition from a further 20 airports in order to claim victory in anna.aero’s Cake of the Week public vote Part II, a competition for the culinary masterpieces made for route launches during the second week of the W18/19 season.

British Airways returns to Cologne Bonn and adds capital connection

British Airways returns to Cologne Bonn and adds capital connection

British Airways links London Gatwick to Cologne Bonn and London City to Rome Fiumicino.


Avianca inaugurates Chicago and Munich routes from Bogota

Avianca inaugurates Chicago and Munich routes from Bogota

Avianca begins flights from the Colombian capital to new destinations in North America and Europe.

Tampa Airport wins Cake of the Week W18/19 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 21 cakes in Part II - voting extended

Tampa Airport wins Cake of the Week W18/19 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 21 cakes in Part II – voting extended

With Tampa Airport tasting success in Part I for the cake it commissioned for Swoop’s first flight from Hamilton, it is now time for Part II of the W18/19 public vote. With another 21 entries this week, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week?

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part II - voting extended

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part II – voting extended

Tampa took home double honours last week, claiming the titles for Cake of the Week and best FTWA in the public votes for the warm welcome it extended to Swoop’s first flight from Hamilton. There are another eight FTWAs to choose from in Part II of this bi-annual competition this week.