Turkish Airlines sponsors top Italian basketball league

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines on Friday became the official sponsor of the Italian Basketball League Lega Basket Serie A.

In Bologna on Friday, Italian Basketball League Serie A signed a sponsorship agreement with Turkish Airlines for 2018/19 season.

Turkish Airlines has been flying to Italy Since 1959.

The airline travels from Italy's Bari, Bologna, Catania, Milano, Naples, Pisa, Rome and Venice to Istanbul on daily basis. Passengers from these 8 cities in Italy can also reach 122 countries via Istanbul.

Turkish Airlines has also been sponsoring the top European basketball club competition EuroLeague since 2010.