Aeroflot and Manchester United Celebrate Global Partnership Anniversary
Mon 8th Sep 2014 | Marketing & PR
Aeroflot, the Russian airline, is today celebrating its one year anniversary as the “Official Carrier of Manchester United Football Club.”
The airline is marking this milestone with an augmented reality ‘pop-up’ experience at Heathrow Airport.
To kick off the anniversary celebration, Bryan Robson, Manchester United legend and Global Ambassador, was in attendance to meet fans, award prizes and talk about the partnership between the two brands.
Bryan Robson, Manchester United Football Club Global Ambassador said: “It has been a real thrill meeting fans and passengers today with Aeroflot. And to mark the anniversary of Manchester United’s global partnership with the airline.
“With club having played across the globe over the past 12 months, Aeroflot’s strategic advice on travel arrangements has been invaluable to the club.
“Aeroflot’s top class business class service is the perfect example of what players and officials require today, a highly comfortable and reliable experience that helps ensure passengers arrive in the best condition possible.
Dmitry Preobrazhensky, Aeroflot General Manager, UK and Ireland, said: “Aeroflot has enjoyed a vastly rewarding first year in our global partnership with Manchester United. Our partnership is built on our shared values of teamwork, quality focus, pride in heritage and forward-looking mentality.
“The partnership has helped us engage fans and passengers to find out more about Aeroflot’s global offering, provision of shortest route between Europe and Asia and market-leading business class service.
“Both Aeroflot and Manchester United look forward to many more years of mutual benefits from our Global partnership and shared goals.”
As Manchester United’s “Official Carrier,” Aeroflot provide strategic advice to the club on travel arrangements for the team and officials.
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