Malaysia Airlines aircraft at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Malaysia Airlines named Official Commercial Airline for Manchester United

Manchester United has partnered with Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier of Malaysia, naming the airline its Official Commercial Airline. This partnership was announced by Malaysia Airlines’ Group Managing Director of Malaysia Aviation Group, Izham Ismail at the MATTA Fair in Kuala Lumpur.

“Manchester United has a long-standing and proud connection with Malaysia, with a history of passionate support from across the country. We have three official Malaysian supporter’s clubs, with the Kuala Lumpur branch boasting one of the club’s largest supporter communities, reflecting the country’s love of all things United. We are very pleased to welcome Malaysia Airlines to our family of partners and look forward to sharing with our global fans its trusted, welcoming and hospitable service.”

 Victoria Timpson, Manchester United’s CEO of Alliances and Partnerships

Manchester United is one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world, playing one of the most popular spectator sports on Earth. Over its 146-year heritage, the team has won 67 major trophies, enabling it to develop the world’s leading sports brand and a global community of 1.1 billion fans and followers.

Former Manchester United defenders Patrice Evra and Wes Brown flew to Kuala Lumpur to attend the event and share their experiences travelling the world as club players and ambassadors.

We are delighted to announce this exciting partnership with Manchester United, a club synonymous with excellence and sporting passion around the world. This collaboration brings together two global icons, Malaysia Airlines and Manchester United, and will create unforgettable experiences for our fans and customers. Aligning with a globally recognised club like United places Malaysia Airlines in front of a massive worldwide audience, significantly boosting brand recognition, especially in Europe and Southeast Asia where United has a large fanbase. We look forward to the exciting opportunities this collaboration brings and the joy it will bring to football enthusiasts worldwide

Izham Ismail, Group Managing Director of Malaysia Aviation Group

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