Gül KABA-Guven USTA/ISTANBUL, (DHA)
One of the most important supporters of Turkish sports for many years, Turkish Airlines signed a goodwill agreement by organizing a launch with the participation of the managers of the sports federations it sponsors.
the launch at the Çırağan Palace; Turkish Airlines General Manager Bilal Ekşi, Turkish Football Federation President Mehmet Büyükekşi, Turkish Basketball Federation President Hidayet Türkoğlu, Turkish Golf Federation head Yildirim DemirorenTurkish Volleyball Federation Board Member Kazım Şahin Gürkan, Turkish Equestrian Federation President Hasan Engin Tuncer, Turkish Cycling Federation Deputy President Fikret Hayali, Turkish Archery Federation President Abdullah Topaloğlu, Turkish Physically Handicapped Federation President Muaz Ergezen, Turkey Special Athletes Sport Federation President Birol Aydın and Turkish Handball Federation President Uğur Kılıç attended the ceremony.
EKŞİ: WE WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT TURKISH SPORTS
Stating that sports unite people and countries, Turkish Airlines (THY) General Manager Bilal Ekşi said in a statement, “As THY, we carry Turkish culture to the world. Our federations also bring Turkish youth, agility and ethical values to the world with their achievements in competitions. Therefore, we act together towards the same goal. “Until now, we have supported Turkish sports in every field and will continue to support it. We believe that Turkish sports will grow as we grow. Therefore, we will create synergy from this unity, both as our institutions and as our country. While we fly our flag at every point in the world, I hope we will take our champion athletes to every point in the world and bring them also. I believe we will bring Turkey back by singing the march,” he said.
TÜRKOĞLU: I AM HAPPY TO CONTINUE COOPERATION WITH THY
Hidayet Türkoğlu, President of the Turkish Basketball Federation, said, “THY and the Turkish Basketball Federation have a very good partnership for more than 15 years. I would like to thank Ahmet Bolat, Bilal Ekşi and the whole THY team for their support during this process. I am happy that this cooperation with THY, which carries us to victories, will continue.”
BIGGER: SPONSORSHIPS TAKING MUCH MORE IMPORTANCE
Mehmet Büyükekşi, President of the Turkish Football Federation, said, “The support that THY has given to Turkish sports since the past years is extremely valuable. I also thank Ahmet Bolat for their support and thank all THY employees individually. Especially with the economic problems in the world due to the pandemic, sponsorships are much more valuable. “This is why THY’s support to Turkish sports and football is extremely important for all of us. THY will provide us with great support during this period in order to bring Turkish football to the place it deserves,” he said.
DEMİRÖREN: THY’S SUPPORT IS A VERY IMPORTANT STEP FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TURKISH SPORTS
Yıldırım Demirören, President of Turkish Golf Federation, said, “Today, we will do with Turkey’s most valuable world brand THY. sponsorship We are very happy with the deal. THY’s support for Turkish sports is a very important step for the development of Turkish sports. We hope that this support will continue to increase, because it is very difficult to find sponsors in Turkey. THY’s support is very important to us,” he said.
Kazım Şahin Gürkan, Member of the Board of the Turkish Volleyball Federation, said, “I would like to thank THY for its support to Turkish volleyball.”
Muaz Ergezen, President of the Federation of the Physically Handicapped of Turkey, said, “The fact that we are sponsoring with THY gives us all a different confidence and motivation. We strive for the participation of 4.5 million citizens in more sports. We all witness what successes we have achieved when given the opportunity. I hope,” he said.
Birol Aydın, President of the Turkish Special Athletes Sports Federation, said, “We are happy and proud that the world brand THY takes care of disabled children. Today, we are stronger, I would like to thank all the employees of THY on behalf of all the special athletes family.”
Abdullah Topaloğlu, President of the Turkish Archery Federation, said, “We are proud to be associated with a world brand like THY. We thank THY very much for its support.”
President of the Turkish Handball Federation Uğur Kılıç said, “I would like to thank Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat and the THY family for their solution-oriented approach to THY, who will be our companion on this path we set out for sustainable success, since the first day we met.”
Deputy Chairman of the Turkish Cycling Federation, Fikret Hayali, said: “We would like to thank Ahmet Bolat, Bilal Ekşi and the THY family, whose sponsorship we gained strength thanks to the invaluable cooperation.”
President of the Turkish Equestrian Federation Hasan Engin Tuncer said, “We would like to thank Ahmet Bolat and the THY family for their support on behalf of our community.”