Girona FC forge three-year commercial pact with Etihad Airways

Etihad's logo will be prominently displayed at the Estadi Montilivi and on Girona FC's uniforms.

The LALIGA team, Girona FC have announced a partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates.

Following this deal, Etihad Airways has been named the club’s main shirt sponsor from next season onwards.

As part of a three-year contract that concludes after the 2026–27 season, Etihad’s logo will be prominently displayed at the Estadi Montilivi, the LALIGA team’s stadium, and on the team’s uniforms.

The arrangement will also cover fan experiences such as marketing and special events.

Arik De, Chief Revenue and Commercial Officer, Etihad Airways, said, “We are thrilled to partner with Girona FC, a club that resonates with our brand values and aspirations. This sponsorship is a testament to our dedication to the Spanish market and our aim to strengthen the bonds between the UAE and Spain. Etihad Airways looks forward to a successful partnership with Girona and to bringing our worlds closer together through the beautiful game.”

Delfí Geli, President of Girona FC, commented, “We are incredibly proud to welcome Etihad Airways as our main sponsor. This partnership extends beyond the traditional, embracing a future where we can grow together in strength and spirit. Etihad’s global perspective and commitment to excellence reflect our own aspirations on and off the pitch.”

This cooperation exemplifies a common dedication to quality, community, and the value of connecting people and cultures. Girona FC, with a proud past and dedicated fan base, perfectly align with Etihad’s principles of empowering ambition and aiming for unparalleled standards .

Notably, Etihad currently also sponsors Manchester City, New York City FC, and Melbourne City FC, all owned by the City Football Group, which also owns Girona.

Girona’s new collaboration with Etihad comes after a highly successful season in LALIGA, where the team finished third and qualified for the UEFA Champions League for the upcoming season.

Talking about the airline firm, it also collaborated with Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners. As part of the deal, the brand’s logo was featured on the back of the jersey.

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