Turkish Airlines extends World Archery deal

Turkish Airlines has extended its sponsorship of World Archery and the global governing body’s international events.

The new agreement will run for two years, from 2014 to the end of the 2015 season. Turkish Airlines became the official airline of World Archery with the launch of the Archery World Cup in 2006 and, under the terms of the extension, the company will retain its airline sector exclusivity with the governing body.

The deal includes special luggage allowances for athletes, staff and officials travelling to World Archery events. Turkey has hosted an Archery World Cup stage in Antalya since the first edition in 2006.

World Archery president Ugur Erdener said: “We are extremely thankful to Turkish Airlines for its continued support of not only our federation but our athletes, officials and staff that travel worldwide to events. Turkish Airlines is the best airline in Europe – and an airline that cares about its passengers and excellence, in aviation and in sport.”