Weekly New Route Awards | anna.aero
Sichuan Airlines begins flights to Zurich from Chengdu, via Prague.
Swoop, the WestJet-owned ULCC, begins operations from its first base at Hamilton.
The FTWA competition is continuing to hot up with another 21 entries received this week. There’s strong representation from Europe, plus examples from North America and the Caribbean. This week’s result sees a previous 2018 winner extend a remarkable winning run. Find out more here.
It has been another record-breaking seven days in the Arch of Triumph competition, with last week’s tally of 23 entries being matched by this week’s haul. As a result, the 250 FTWA mark has been passed a month earlier than in 2017.
Air Italy begins its second US route from its Milan Malpensa base.
Air Canada adds Vancouver to Paris CDG and Zurich – joins London Heathrow and Frankfurt offerings.
Winners don’t get prouder than this, as 15 members of last week’s victors from Lisbon Airport’s fire crew take centre stage – including Miguel Moreira with the certificate. It is a record week of entries, with 23 FTWAs battling it out to get that little piece of paper on their airport’s fire station walls.
13 airports do battle for Week 21 Arch of Triumph glory, with entries from Europe, plus North and South America. With an average score of 30.2 out of 40, it has certainly been a week of high-standard FTWAs. However, a past champion has clinched pole position for its sublime efforts in welcoming yet another transatlantic service. Find out more.
Icelandair makes Kansas City and Baltimore/Washington its 15th and 16th US destinations.
Qatar Airways returns to London Gatwick with twice-daily flights – goes 16 times weekly in peak summer.
The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.
Airline adds US routes from Montreal, Toronto Pearson and Vancouver – all previous unserved sectors.