FOR the eleventh consecutive year, Emirates returns as the official airline of the US Open Tennis Championships, running from August 29 to September 11. The world's largest international airline continues to utilize its global reach to bring tennis fans around the world closer to the game, serving up world-class tennis action at the Grand Slam tournament.
Emirates' ongoing partnership with the United States Tennis Association and the high-profile annual sporting event goes back to 2012. The airline's portfolio of tennis sponsorships also includes three of the four Grand Slams in addition to 60 other tournaments throughout the year in partnership with the ATP, including the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, the Miami Open and the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells in the US.
"Emirates has proudly supported the US Open for over a decade, born out of our commitment to connect people around the globe through a shared passion for sports. The US Open is one of the most highly anticipated events on the global sports calendar, and we are thrilled to be the official airline," says Essa Sulaiman Ahmad, Emirates divisional vice president for USA and Canada.
"As part of our 'Fly Better' brand promise, we continuously strive to delight our customers with a premium experience that is second to none, both inflight and at the tournament. We look forward to being part of the excitement," he adds.
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With the US Open back in full force, Emirates is set to deliver a full array of activities to engage with tennis fans, whether attending in person or virtually.