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Manchester United CANCEL Their £40m Sponsorship Deal With Russian Airline Aeroflot

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Manchester United have cancelled their massive £40million sponsorship deal with Russian airline Aeroflot.

The move is in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and comes after United flew to Madrid on Tuesday with Titan Airways.

A United Spokesperson said: ‘In light of events in Ukraine, we have withdrawn Aeroflot’s sponsorship rights.

‘We share the concerns of our fans around the world and extend our sympathies to those affected.’

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The team had a longstanding commercial agreement having first linked up with the Russian company in 2013 but have now severed ties.

United’s deal with Aeroflot was renewed in 2017 to the tune of £40m and was due to expire in 2023. Aeroflot is the national airline of Russia and flies to 146 destinations across 52 countries.

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In addition to flying the United stars all over the world, Aeroflot also provided the club with travel and logistical advice but United are now in the market for a new flight partner, with Qatar Airways under consideration.

 

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