( Airline returns to the iconic Paris Tournament for its twelfth year as official Airline and Premium Partner )


KOLKATA, 17 MAY 2024:

 Emirates serves another year of “fly better” experiences at Roland-Garros 2024. Taking the world of tennis to new heights – the airline is back on the clay courts for its twelfth consecutive year as Official Airline and Premium Partner.

The premier clay court event is set to take place from 20 May until 9 June 2024 at Stade Roland-Garros in Paris. Emirates has been a staunch supporter of tennis for three decades. The airline is a proud sponsor of all four Grand Slam tournaments including the Australian Open, US open and more recently, The Championships, Wimbledon.

Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ Deputy President and Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We’re happy to be back on the clay court this year, and to continue growing our presence in the world of tennis. Emirates is renowned for serving world-class experiences and this year will be no different at Roland-Garros. We look forward to engaging with fans from all over the world and to offering top-notch sporting experiences on-ground.”

Serving “fly better” moments at Roland-Garros:

Tennis fans can catch all the excitement at Roland-Garros as the airline will be rolling out exciting initiatives on-ground. Visitors can snap pictures, play games, and capture memories at Emirates’ interactive photo-booth. Fans will also be in for a special treat as the airline will be offering complimentary ice-cream on 28 May and 5 June at Jardin des Mousquetaires; a Dilmah Tea tasting experience to sip on a selection of teas available onboard; and hosting at world-class hospitality.

The airline will also serve“fly better” experiences to Roland-Garros with its long-standing partner, Moët Hennessy. Visitors to the hospitality suite will enjoy an exquisite wine tasting experience, including a range of Dom Perignon expressions such as Prestige Vasque, Moët Imperial Brut, and Rock Angel from Chateau d’Esclans.

Emirates will also be a presenting partner of the Trophée des Légendes, which takes place from 4 to 9 June, 2024.  The airline will be offering children from a local organisation, “Fête le Mur an exclusive experience. Fête le Mur’s mission is to provide children from disadvantaged neighbourhoods a chance to partake in sporting activities, including tennis lessons. On each day, one child will be able to participate to the Trophée des Légendes and “toss the coin” to kick-off the legend matches, meet renowned tennis legends, and take images with Emirates’ friendly cabin crew.

Official Airline and Premium Partner of Roland-Garros:

Emirates is the Official Airline and Premier Partner of the ATP World Tour. The airline’s long-standing partnership with Roland-Garros traces back to 2013.  Emirates became a Premium Partner of the Grand Slam in 2018; and will continue to be a Premium Partner of the Grand Slam until 2027.

The airline enjoys significant presence throughout the tournament, including branding on the Philippe-Chatrier centre court, Suzanne-Lenglen court and Simonne-Mathieu court.

Emirates’ tennis portfolio includes some of the highest profile events in the world, including all four of Grand Slams, and 60 other tournaments across the year.

In France, Emirates is also the Official Main Sponsor of Olympic Lyonnaise (OL); and a proud sponsor of UAE Team Emirates, supporting some of the biggest cycling tours such as Tour De France.

Connecting Paris to the world:

Emirates launched operations to Paris in 1992 and the airline currently serves the French capital with 21 weekly flights, including 3 daily A380 flights. The airline also serves Nice with a daily A380 service, and Lyon with a daily Boeing 777 flight (upgraded to a daily A350 service from 1 December).

Emirates’ extensive network of 130 destinations offers French customers access to an array of onward connections to Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.

Customers onboard will enjoy the airline’s regionally inspired gourmet meals and premium beverage selection, including Dome Perignon and 37 different varieties of French wines and champagnes; and award-winning inflight entertainment on ice with up to 6,500 channels of on-demand entertainment, including French content, via the industry’s largest screens across all cabins.



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