Weekly New Route Awards | anna.aero
Six airports battled it out in a special transatlantic edition of the Arch of Triumph this week, with two European and four US facilities fighting it out to claim victory. With five baptisms for low-cost launches, and the other a niche regional service, see which airport took the title in Week 32 of the 2018 competition.
Southwest Airlines begins flights on four new domestic city pairs – only one faces no direct competition.
Widerøe launches a twice-weekly service from Bergen to Liverpool and three times weekly link to Munich.
Salvador Bahia in Brazil won last week’s Arch of Triumph award for the impressive aqua performance that it laid on for Copa Airlines’ inaugural flight from Panama City. See which airport this week has attempted to match the results of Salvador Bahia and tried to break into the top 10 FTWA leaderboard.
easyJet adds three lines from Basel and 10 from Tegel – also marks return of Norway to route map.
Jetstar Airways launches year-round services between Brisbane and Uluru.
The 2018 Arch of Triumph leader board now sees two Brazilian FTWAs taking pride of place inside the top 10. What with three victorious baptisms from Lisbon too, Portuguese appears to be the winning language of water arches. Excelentes arcos de água!!
easyJet launches four routes from London Southend, three from Liverpool and two from Naples.
Copa Airlines adds year-round Salvador de Bahia service – becomes airport’s third Star Alliance carrier.
At the fifth attempt, starting with its first entry back in 2014, Stuttgart Airport has finally won its first ever weekly win in the Arch of Triumph competition. Airports from Africa, Caribbean, Europe and South America battle it out for new route marketing glory this week.
LEVEL launches flights to London Gatwick, Palma de Mallorca and Barcelona from its new base.
With France claiming Germany’s crown as football World Cup champions on Sunday, the nation craved something to lift its collective spirits. Step-up some German airport firefighters to restore some well-needed national pride.