Emirates, one of the world's fastest growing airlines and most prestigious brands, is proud to be an Official Partner of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Official Airline of the Queen's Baton Relay.
The partnership strengthens Emirates' commitment to Glasgow and Scotland where, over the past eight years, it has played a key role in supporting international connections. Since 2004 Emirates' Glasgow service has carried over 1.7 million passengers and over 46 million kilos of cargo to and from the Middle East, and beyond. The multi-million pound partnership with Glasgow 2014 demonstrates Emirates' continued commitment to Scotland and highlights the nation's place on the international sporting stage.
Emirates is also proud to have secured the naming rights to the Emirates Arena, Glasgow's latest world-class sporting facility. Home to the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, the Emirates Arena will host Glasgow 2014's Track Cycling and Badminton events.
A word from Emirates:
At Emirates, we believe sponsorships are one of the best ways to connect with our passengers, allowing us to share and support their interests and passions. Emirates is already a significant supporter of high-profile sport in the UK and globally with a prestigious portfolio including the FIFA™ World Cup, the International Cricket Council, Arsenal Football Club, and the Emirates Airline Glasgow Sevens.
Emirates currently operates 112 non-stop flights per week from the UK to Dubai – five services a day from Heathrow, three daily from London Gatwick and Manchester, two per day from Birmingham and Glasgow and a daily service from Newcastle. In Dubai, passengers can connect to Emirates' global network, which spans over 120 destinations across six continents in 74 countries.
Through our extensive network of global destinations, Emirates flies to 22 Commonwealth countries and looks forward to helping bring the world to Glasgow for the 2014 Commonwealth Games and beyond.