Weekly New Route Awards | anna.aero
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.
Airnorth makes Cairns its 13th destination from Darwin; will compete against Jetstar Airways and Qantas.
Following last week’s win of Samara (pictured), Russia secures its second Arch of Triumph winner in 2014. Therefore, the gateway to the capital of Republic of Tatarstan achieved this week’s monumental feat of airport marketing prowess, entering the ranking at position #8.
Spirit Airlines begins services to Kansas City from Chicago O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston Intercontinental, Detroit and Las Vegas with daily flights, using A319s.
Emirates begins operations to its ninth US destination completing the MEB3 trio at Chicago O’Hare.
Russia wins its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ title in 2014, and in the process secures a spot on the overall leader board. The winning airport joins Vologograd (pictured) to become only the second Russian facility to win the prestigious airport marketing award.
flyvista, the Georgian start-up airline, will use its single 737-300 to connect to the capital of Iran.
China Southern Airlines introduces thrice-weekly flights between Wuhan and Moscow Sheremetyevo using A330s.
Last week, Turkish Airlines started a twice-daily domestic connection from its Istanbul Atatürk global hub to Gazipaşa, a new route which produced a world-beating FTWA. With only one European entrant in this week’s competition, victory is perhaps destined for North America or Asia.
Wizz Air adds four new routes from latest Craiova base to Barcelona, Bologna, Dortmund and Rome Ciampino as well as its 16th link from Cluj Napoca — to Basel, using its A320s.
Budapest Airport became only the fifth airport in ‘Arch of Triumph’ history last week to win more than one weekly title, joining an elite band of fellow airport firefighters and marketeers. Quite rightly, they show off the second certificate to adorn the walls of the fire station in the Hungarian capital.