Etihad Airways has extended its sponsorship of Sport Australia Hall of Fame until 2019.
The announcement was made at Australia’s most prestigious sporting awards ceremony – the 2014 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Annual Induction and Awards Gala Dinner – held at Palladium at Crown in Melbourne.
James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways said: “Etihad Airways is proud to re-sign as Major Sponsor of Sport Australia Hall of Fame for another four years to July 2019.
Mr Hogan also said the partnership with Sport Australia Hall of Fame was a perfect fit with Etihad Airways’ own values of playing to win and ambition to be best-in-class.
Etihad Airways has been the Major Sponsor of Sport Australia Hall of Fame since July 2009. As the Major Sponsor of Sport Australia Hall of Fame, Etihad Airways is the presenting partner of the Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. The airline also supports the SAHOF Scholarship and Mentoring Program by providing air tickets to five young athletes to further their overseas training and international competition experience.
In addition to Sport Australia Hall of Fame, Etihad Airways also sponsors Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium; Melbourne City Football Club; Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England; Manchester City Football Club; the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship; Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (part of the Volvo Ocean Yacht Race); the England Cricket Team; Major League Soccer in the US; Abu Dhabi Golf Championship; and the Formula 1TM Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.