Lausanne, April 02, 2012: The 2011 Congress in Turin (ITA) will remain as a true milestone in archery history: the delegates decided at a very large majority that FITA would become the World Archery Federation, with the abbreviation of WA. The decision came into effect officially on 1 April 2012. The World Archery brand and logo are now therefore used to their full extent.
Turkish Airlines continues to support World Archery
Lausanne, March 30, 2012: World Archery is delighted to announce the extension of its partnership with Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines has been an Official Sponsor of archery since the launch of the Archery World Cup in 2006. Now, the partnership has been extended for two more seasons, until 1st March 2014. Moreover, Turkish Airlines will keep allowing all national team archers to have 12 kg of extra luggage free of charge for their archery equipment. This offer is valid on Turkish Airlines flights.The archery officials, athletes and fans have been delighted to fly with Turkish Airlines over the years enjoying world class services in all flights, including the new Comfort Class. Turkish Airlines is one of the fastest growing airlines in the world.
“We are extremely thankful that Turkish Airlines not only supports us, but also all our athletes who travel to competitions. It truly shows how Turkish Airlines cares about sports and their passengers. We are looking forward to continuing our partnerships with Turkish Airlines, an airline that has become a major player in aviation and in sports sponsorship”, said World Archery President Prof Dr Ugur ERDENER.
World Archery would like to thank Turkish Airlines for its continuous support!