Monarch Airlines to Sponsor Leeds United’s North Stand

By Community | December 14, 2012

Monarch Airlines is set to be Leed’s United’s Official North Stand Sponsor in a new partnership.

Monarch, the leading scheduled leisure airline has entered into an exciting sponsorship agreement with the Club to provide substantial marketing support for the launch of its sixth UK airport base, Leeds Bradford, its two new winter routes to Grenoble and Munich, launching this weekend and its twelve new routes for summer 2013.

Under the new agreement Monarch will receive extensive marketing inventory and enjoy significant profile at Elland Road with Monarch branding featuring across both the internal stand fascia and on the highly visible external fascia of the North Stand directly overlooking the M621 motorway.

Leeds United Chief Executive Shaun Harvey said, “We are delighted that Monarch will be working with the Club to support its new routes flying from Leeds Bradford Airport.Their investment into the airport is extremely positive news for both the community and for the local economy with new jobs being created at the airport.

Through our new partnership we aim to make Monarch the first choice carrier for European flights for Leeds United fans all across the UK and will be working closely with Monarch to deliver some exciting promotional fares and competitions to our fan base over the coming months.”

Commenting on the launch of the new partnership with the Club, Managing Director of Monarch Airlines, Kevin George said, “Leeds United enjoy a unique position within Yorkshire and remains one of the biggest football clubs within the UK. We have been impressed with the passion and commitment that the Club demonstrates. The scale and reach of the Clubs fan base speaks for itself and through this exciting new partnership we look forward to welcoming Leeds United fans on board our new routes from Leeds Bradford Airport.”