MANCHESTER, UK – Today the Toronto Wolfpack held a press conference in Manchester, UK to announce their major new sponsor and official airline partner – Air Transat. The team also revealed their inaugural 2017 match kits.
Air Transat Join The Pack As Major Sponsor
Toronto Wolfpack is pleased to announce their newest sponsor – Air Transat, the award-winning Canadian leisure airline. Air Transat flies directly from five cities in the UK and Ireland.
The three-year sponsorship will see Air Transat become the Toronto Wolfpack’s official airline partner, with the airline providing round trip flights for all visiting clubs and additional flights as needed each season.
Air Transat will feature proudly on the front and back of the Toronto Wolfpack match kits.
Air Transat has won multiple awards for their services; including in 2016 when they were named “North America’s Best Leisure Airline” at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the fifth year in a row.
The partnership will also see signage at both Manchester Airport and at the Lamport Stadium in Toronto; along with advertisements on all Wolfpack broadcasts in Canada (online and TV) highlighting the sponsorship and travel opportunities.
Lesley Kane, Air Transat Director of Sales said “Air Transat is proud and thrilled to be associated with the Toronto Wolfpack as its partner airline and official sponsor of North America’s first professional rugby team.
This agreement will allow us to promote Air Transat in the UK and Canada while supporting the professional sports team’s debut in Toronto. We look forward to welcoming fans on board our regular flights between Manchester and Toronto.”
Eric Perez, CEO of the Toronto Wolfpack commented, “The partnership with Air Transat is a great opportunity for our club to align ourselves with a premier airline. This will prove to be very positive for not only the Wolfpack, and Air Transat, but the fans as well. We look forward to being able to offer them affordable and exciting packages to travel to see the Wolfpack and our opponents in action on both sides of the Atlantic.”
2017 Official Game Reveal
Toronto Wolfpack are pleased to launch the 2017 Inaugural Season Kit. The feature kit will be available for sale in the coming months and features a timeless design fans are sure to love.
Toronto Wolfpack Head Coach, Paul Rowley stated, “I think it’s fantastic to finally be able to reveal to the world our first ever kit. It’s got a great, modern, design and the team is proud to wear it and represent the first ever professional transatlantic Rugby League team in history.”