Turkey's THY becomes sponsor of Euroleague-Final Four

Turkish Airlines became the sponsor of Euroleague-Final Four organization.

Turkey's THY becomes sponsor of Euroleague-Final Four

Turkish Airlines (THY) became the sponsor of Euroleague-Final Four organization.

THY stated on Saturday that it signed a sponsorship agreement for 2010 Euroleague-Final Four organization which would take place between May 7 and 9.

Europe's best four basketball teams will compete in final four which is watched by nearly 950 million people in 185 countries.

THY is already sponsor of Barcelona and Manchester United football clubs.

Based in Istanbul, Turkish Airlines is one of the fastest growing and prosperous airlines in the world. It carries approximately 25 million passengers a year, with direct flights to 120 international and 37 domestic destinations.

The airline was founded in 1933 with a fleet of five airplanes that carried a total of 28 passengers. The airline made its first domestic flight in 1933 and the first international flight in 1947.

THY carried a total of 6,155,000 passengers in the first quarter of 2010, including 2,012,000 passengers in January, 1,912,000 in February and 2,231,000 in March.

British Airways, the third biggest European airline company, carried 6,667,000 passengers in the same period.

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