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(Tuesday, 20th September 2011) Aer Arann has once again teamed up with Connacht Rugby to remain as the Official Airline of the Connacht Rugby team until 2014 as part of a renewed sponsorship agreement.
Aer Arann will continue to invest significantly in Connacht Rugby over the next three years, including the provision of complimentary scheduled and charter flights to rugby destinations throughout Ireland, the UK and France.
Commenting on the official announcement Aer Arann Corporate Affairs Director Andrew Kelly said, “We’ve enjoyed a fantastic relationship with the Connacht Rugby team and fans over the last 6 years and we’re delighted to stay on board again as the official airline of Connacht for the next three seasons”
“We look forward to continuing to welcome both the Connacht players and fans on board our flights in the future”, he continued.
Tim Allnutt, Team Manager, Connacht Rugby said, “Aer Arann has been flying the Connacht Rugby team to rugby destinations for six years and the current agreement really demonstrates their continued commitment to Connacht Rugby. We are delighted that Aer Arann continues to be on the Connacht jersey and we look forward to continuing to work successfully with them over the next 3 years.”
Aer Arann and members of the Connacht Rugby squad recently teamed up to promote both brands in a dedicated TV advert which will run on Setanta throughout the Rugby World Cup.