Weekly New Route Awards | anna.aero
The first days of the 2014 winter timetable have brought almost 200 new routes to the world and almost as many tonnes of cakes. Use your vote to select your choice of the week for W14/15 Season Part 1.
Turkish Airlines starts is sixth Ukrainian destination from its Istanbul hub on the 703-kilometre sector to Kherson.
FlySafair joins South African Airways, British Airways, Comair and Mango in linking Cape Town to Johannesburg with 26 weekly flights, using its 737-400s.
Dallas gives us some ‘Love’ after last week’s ‘Arch of Triumph’ win. Find out which African airport has delivered the first-ever weekly victory for the contintent in the competition’s history.
Virgin America now connects Dallas Love Field, TX to Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA and Washington Reagan, VA, using its A319s and A320s. Competes against Southwest Airlines.
Transaero Airlines starts it 28th domestic service from its Moscow hub. RusLine begins same city pair three days later.
Having entered the 2014 competition more than any other airport in the world, Brussels Airport was finally rewarded last week with its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate. This week, a newcomer to the competition, gets lucky and wins a one-horse race with its first ever entry.
Wizz Air adds new operations from Bucharest to Turin, from Budapest to Kutaisi and from Cluj-Napoca to Nuremberg with twice-weekly flights, using its A320s.
Southwest Airlines now links Washington Reagan, VA to Tampa, FL with twice-daily flights, using its 737-700s. Competes against US Airways and JetBlue Airways.
Stockholm Bromma firefighters display winner’s certificate; seven airports battle it out for Week 34 honours
After seven attempts, the world’s most prolific provider of Fire Truck Water Arches has finally secured its first ever ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate for the fire station walls. Find out here who will be cracking open some of its world famous beers in celebration.
Tigerair Taiwan’s first route is from Taipei to Singapore. Faces six other carriers.
All seven of the FTWAs which have been submitted this week have come from new entrants to the ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition. Will one of these ‘newbies’ mount a serious challenge to the industry marketing heavyweights which currently boss this competition? Find out here if they step-up or buckle under the pressure…a bit like American golfers at the Ryder Cup.