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Our Sponsorship
At Turkish Airlines, we believe strong support brings with it new success. We're proud to be a leading sponsor of sports, both in Turkey and the world over, and to host events around the globe. Please click to see our sponsorship guidelines and apply for sponsorship.
Turkish Airlines Open
European Professional Club Rugby
Turkish Airlines Euroleague
Istanbul Marathon

Golf Learn more >>

Turkish Airlines Open

Since 2013, the Turkish Airlines Open has been bringing the biggest stars in golf together with fans of the sport in beautiful Antalya. With a prize fund of 7 million dollars, it’s one of the most important stages of the Race to Dubai organized by PGA European Tour. Some of the world's most famous players have gathered at the Turkish Airlines Open in Belek, including Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia, Martin Kaymer and Rory Mcllroy. The Frenchman Victor Dubuisson won the tournament in 2013 and 2015, while Brooks Koepka of the USA took the title in 2014. Thorbjørn Olesen from Denmark took the top spot in 2016's tournament.



Turkish Airlines Ladies Open

There's no doubt we love supporting golf in Turkey. We're the lead and title sponsor for the Turkish stage of the Ladies Open Golf Tournament. The Turkish Airlines Ladies Open Golf Tournament held in Belek, Antalya draws 130 professional golfers from 30 different nations. The tournament continues to become ever more popular year on year.



Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 

The Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup (TAWGC) has been held since 2013 and is one of the world's largest amateur golf tournaments. The event is held in 100 cities across 60 countries, with the grand final for the regional champions being held in Antalya.



Turkish Airlines Challenge

As the Turkish stage of the European Challenge Tour, the Turkish Airlines Challenge brings golfers together from all over the world in the stunning city of Antalya. We've been the title sponsor for this major tournament for the last three years. 

The European Challenge Tour has been running since 1987 and has seen golfers from all over Europe, Africa and Asia compete. The Challenge Tour is well known for presenting new talent, and has introduced names such as Martin Kaymer, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter, Thomas Björn, Brooks Kepka and Byeong Hun An. In 2016, the Turkish Airlines Challenge was held at Gloria Golf Club, with 156 entrants competing for a prize fund of 175,000 euros. In 2017, the tournament will again be held at Antalya’s Gloria Golf Club on April 20-23, with around 150 golfers from 60 countries taking part.

Football Learn more >>

Turkey National Football Team 

We've been sponsoring two of Turkey's most prolific sporting organizations, the Turkish Football Federation and the Turkish National Team since 2008.

 


Beşiktaş JK

We've been sponsoring Beşiktaş JK for many years. Through our support for their football, basketball and volleyball players, we've seen the club achieve success after success.



Galatasaray SK

We're Galatasaray SK's lead transportation sponsor. We help take the football, basketball and volleyball players of Galatasaray SK to their next victory.



Trabzonspor

We're also proud to be the lead transportation sponsor for Trabzonspor, one of Anatolia's most successful clubs. Trabzonspor always flies Turkish Airlines to get to their next big match.



Bursaspor 

Bursaspor is another leading Anatolian club supported by Turkish Airlines, and their success has made us proud to be their sponsors.

 


FK Sarajevo

FK Sarajevo is one of Bosnia-Herzegovina's leading clubs, and Turkish Airlines was their strip sponsor for the 2015/2016 season.


Indy Eleven

In the 2017 season, we became the international airline partner and first rear strip sponsor for the Indy Eleven of the North America Soccer League (NASL). The Indy Eleven team was established in the 2013 in the State of Indiana, and won the NASL 2016 Spring season.


Basketball Learn more >>

Turkey National Basketball Team

It’s with great pride that we sponsor the Turkish National Basketball Team, and we’re one of the leading supporters of the sport in Turkey. The Turkish National Basketball Team continues to fly from victory to victory with Turkish Airlines.

 


Turkish Airlines Euroleague 

Since 2000, the Euroleague has been one of the most competitive events in European basketball. 24 European teams take part each year and around 250 matches are played. After being the title sponsor for the Final Four event held in Paris in 2010, we then became the title sponsor of the entire Euroleague competition. The competition is set to be known as the Turkish Airlines Euroleague until 2020.

Rugby Learn more >>

European Professional Club Rugby

We continue to support various other sports around the world. We’re proud sponsors of the European Rugby Champions League and the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

American football Learn more >>

Super Bowl

The Super Bowl, the final of the National Football League (NFL), is one of the most watched events in America's television history. Played in February of each year, the Super Bowl is viewed by around 112 million people in the USA, and around 800 million worldwide. 

Brands strive to put out their most exciting advertising campaigns during this monumental sporting event. Almost considered an advertising festival, the Super Bowl ads are something of an Oscar's night for advertisers. 

In 2016, we became the first Turkish brand to advertise during the Super Bowl with our Batman v Superman ad. The ad we aired during the 2017 Super Bowl starred our brand ambassador, Morgan Freeman, and drew acclaim from around the world.

Diving Learn more >>

Şahika Ercümen

Since 1998, we have supported the national and international free diving champion Şahika Ercümen, who has won over 100 medals and cups in various swimming and underwater sports competitions.

Equestrian sport Learn more >>

CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival 

In 2014, we sponsored the CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival, one of the most reputable equestrian sporting events in the world. The event has been held in Germany since 1924 and covers disciplines such as show jumping, dressage, horse racing, four-in-hand driving, and equestrian gymnastics. 


Ice hockey Learn more >>

IFK Helsinki - HIFK

We have been one of the main sponsors of IFK Helsinki since 2015. IFK Helsinki is one of the biggest and most traditional sports brands in Finland. The club was founded in 1897 and has played top tier ice hockey in Finland for almost 60 years. IFK Helsinki has won seven national championships, the latest one coming in 2011 and the club is one of the most popular in Finland.



In addition to Finland’s national league, IFK Helsinki also competes in the international club tournament Champions Hockey League. Many famous NHL players have come through the IFK Helsinki system into professional ice hockey: Esa Tikkanen, Niklas Backstrom, Mikael Granlund and Olli Jokinen, just to name a few.

Other sponsorship Learn more >>

Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey

We’re the lead sponsor of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey in which over 150 cyclists take part each year, and which is broadcast live in over 100 countries around the world.



Istanbul Marathon

We’re the transportation sponsor of the Istanbul Marathon, one of the most important marathon events in the world. We support this event to increase the popularity of marathon running around the world.