Weekly New Route Awards | anna.aero
It’s been a long time coming, but anna.aero’s ‘home airport’ of London Gatwick has finally won its first ever ‘Arch of Triumph’ weekly certificate. This week, four global airports, including another London airport, slug it out for the honours.
Emirates’ new Oslo 777-300 service joins existing Scandinavian flights to Copenhagen and Stockholm Arlanda. Brussels also linked to Dubai mega hub.
Alaska Airlines launches two new routes from Seattle-Tacoma, WA to Baltimore/Washington, MD and to Detroit, MI with daily flights, using 737-800s and 737-900s respectively.
Possibly the best winner’s photograph that anna.aero has received in the FTWA competition so far — Tokyo Narita’s firefighters pose proudly in all their cosmic gear along with their ‘Arch of Triumph’ winner’s certificate from last week.
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bmi regional now connects Kalmar to Berlin Tegel and Gothenburg with six weekly and five weekly flights respectively, using its ERJ 135s.
Last month, this week’s winner – a major Asian airport – won its first weekly ‘Arch of Triumph’ title with this FTWA — the third lowest winning score of the year (22.8). This week it has scored over 10 more points to secure victory. But did the Japanese airport make it onto the overall leader board?
Air China connects Chengdu with new airport at Hongyuan using A319s.
YANAIR now connects Kiev Zhulyany to Tbilisi with twice-weekly operations, using its Saab 340s. Competes against Air Caucasus.
Frontier Airlines adds five routes from Washington Dulles, VA to Atlanta, GA, Charlotte Douglas, NC, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, Orlando, FL and Tampa, FL, using A320s and competing with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways.
North America has secured its second win of the 2014 competition this week, with a Fire Truck Water Arch entry from Washington Dulles Airport, to celebrate the historic base launch by Frontier Airlines.
Finnair begins thrice-weekly flights from Helsinki to Kazan, using Flybe Finland’s E190s.