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Cologne Bonn Airport – Cake of the Week champions S18 Part II – another win for German gateway

Cologne Bonn Airport – Cake of the Week champions S18 Part II – another win for German gateway

They have done it again!! Cologne Bonn gets its obligatory public vote win for Cake of the Week, having amassed 33% of the votes over the last seven days. As you will discover, the German gateway is making a habit of masterminding regular victories in this competition.

Bratislava Airport beats opposition to win Part I of Arch of Triumph public vote; now it's S18 launches – Part II

Bratislava Airport beats opposition to win Part I of Arch of Triumph public vote; now it’s S18 launches – Part II

Over 1,100 votes were cast to determine who the aviation world thinks crafted the best Arch of Triumph to mark the start of S18 ‒ with Bratislava Airport’s firefighters emerging as the victors. Europe’s fire stations still reign supreme, as the Slovakian airport becomes the region’s 16th straight winner in the public votes where the reader gets to decide.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 34 yummy treats from S18 Part II

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 34 yummy treats from S18 Part II

With over 2,500 votes cast, it was far from being a close-run thing, as a well-promoted Bratislava Airport campaign saw off all challengers to win Part I of anna.aero’s legendary Cake of the Week public vote. It’s your chance to vote for your favourite baked treat – including this offering from Riga ‒ here in the S18 Part II competition.


Delta Air Lines goes transatlantic from Orlando

Delta Air Lines goes transatlantic from Orlando

Delta Air Lines starts daily service between Orlando and Amsterdam – its ninth route to the latter airport.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – S18 Part I

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – S18 Part I

“Cake, we all like a bit of cake don’t we? I know I do. I love a bit of cake. I do. I just like cake.” Not our words, but the words of Marjorie Dawes, a character from noughties British sitcom Little Britain. We couldn’t have put it any better ourselves Marjorie – and here are some of the best from airports around the world as S18 gets underway.

Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

For one of the 27 airports involved in this week’s Arch of Triumph public vote it will be a great start to the summer season, 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!!


Qantas starts first non-hop Perth-London Heathrow service

Qantas starts first non-hop Perth-London Heathrow service

Qantas begins historic non-stop flights between Australia and UK.

Europe seals back-to-back wins in Arch of Triumph 2018 competition

Europe seals back-to-back wins in Arch of Triumph 2018 competition

With next week being the first of the S18 Public Votes – when our readers get to decide the best FTWAs of those sent in to mark the start of new summer services – this is the last time that the anna.aero judges will be able to cast their experienced eyes over this week’s offerings until mid-April. See how they scored these FTWAs so you will know how to vote next week.

Europe wins its first Arch of Triumph of 2018

Europe wins its first Arch of Triumph of 2018

Its taken until Week 10 of this year’s competition, but Europe has finally broken its duck and notched up its first win of 2018. The victorious airport had to fend off four other FTWAs from North America, South America and the Middle East to do so.


Lanmei Airlines travels to Thailand

Lanmei Airlines travels to Thailand

Lanmei Airlines begins flights from Phonm Penh to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi.

Ethiopian Airlines adds Argentina to its Addis Ababa offering

Ethiopian Airlines adds Argentina to its Addis Ababa offering

Ethiopian Airlines adds service to Buenos Aires Ezeiza – operates via existing Sao Paulo Guarulhos link.

Back-to-back wins for Middle East in 2018 competition

Back-to-back wins for Middle East in 2018 competition

After waiting until Week Eight of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition to chalk up its first win of the year, the Middle East has not wasted any time in securing its second victory, and as a result, the region draws level with Asia in the fledgling inter-regional battle, with leader Australasia now in its sights.