UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has announced its partnership with Mumbai City Football Club.
"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," said Yasser Al Yousuf, Vice President Commercial Partnerships for Etihad Aviation Group.
Damian Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer of City Football Group India, said: "Indian football has an extremely exciting future and we are very pleased that Etihad will be a part of it".
Etihad Airways has been flying to India for more than 15 years and currently operates 159 return flights per week to 10 cities.
This new venture complements Etihad’s current partnerships in the Indian market which include Taj Hotels, SBI Card, Kalyan, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, and Joyalukkas.