|05 December, 2019

Etihad Airways signs deal with Mumbai City FC

We welcome Etihad's partnership of Mumbai City FC, said Damian Willoughby, CEO of City Football Group India

Image used for illustrative purpose. The first flight from Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, arrives in Sydney and marks the opening of the airline's new non-stop route between Abu Dhabi and Sydney, at Sydney airport on March 27, 2007 in Australia.

Image used for illustrative purpose. The first flight from Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, arrives in Sydney and marks the opening of the airline's new non-stop route between Abu Dhabi and Sydney, at Sydney airport on March 27, 2007 in Australia.

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, on Thursday announced its partnership with Mumbai City Football Club, a press release said.

Yasser Al Yousuf, Vice President Commercial Partnerships for Etihad Aviation Group, said: "India is an important market for Etihad Airways, and I am honoured to announce this exciting new venture, strengthening our commitment both to India and to the global football community and I look forward to enhancing this partnership in the years to come."

"We are proud to be part of CFG's journey, bringing communities together through sport, and look forward to welcoming Mumbai City FC to the extended family."

Damian Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer of City Football Group India, said: "We welcome Etihad's partnership of Mumbai City FC. Etihad is a world class airline and a world class partner. We are delighted that they are going to be extending their renowned footprint in global football to India and, more specifically, to Mumbai. Indian football has an extremely exciting future and we are very pleased that Etihad will be a part of it."

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