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At Turkish Airlines, we believe that strong support brings more success. It is with pride and recognition that we are recognized as a leading sponsor of sports both in Turkey and the world, as a host to events across the globe. Please click to see our sponsorship guidelines and apply for sponsorship.
Turkish Airlines Open
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 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.


Galatasaray SK

We are the main transport sponsor and shirt sponsor of Galatasaray Sports Club in the European Cups for the 2019-2020 season. With our support, the Galatasaray Sport Club’s football, basketball and volleyball teams are on their way to victory.


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


We are proud to be the shirt sponsor of Başakşehir, a shining star in the Turkish world of football, in the European Cups and continue to support them for the 2019-2020 season.


FK Sarajevo

FK Sarajevo is one of Bosnia-Herzegovina's leading clubs, and Turkish Airlines was their shirt sponsor for the 2015/2016 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 to be known as the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague until 2020.

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

The holder of 4 official world records in free diving as of 2013, we are the official sponsor of the national and international free diving champion Şahika Ercümen, since 1998. Şahika Ercümen holds many records in Turkey and has won over 100 medals, awards 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.

Cricket Ireland National Team Sponsorship

We have been the shirt sponsor of Cricket Ireland since 2017 and recently renewed for a further two years until 2021. Cricket is the second largest sport in the world and is loved by over 2.5 billion people globally. Ireland play the sport across all three formats of the game, Test, One Day International and T20 International.