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European Rugby Union Championship will take off with Turkish Airlines at Grand Stade de Lyon

May 13, 2016

ISTANBUL, Turkey - As is the Official Tournament Partner of the 2016/17 European Challenge and Champions Cups, Turkish Airlines demonstrates its continued commitment to sport in Europe and across the whole world.

By taking the great advantage of its seamless hub located in Istanbul, strategically positioned at the heart of the modern business, cultural and tourism worlds, and also allows for one-stop connections between virtually any two cities on Earth, Turkish Airlines has come into prominence as the first carrier in the world based on the number of international destinations and also countries that reached.

European Rugby Union Championship is considered to be the rugby equivalent of the UEFA Champions League and is the top-tier European competition for clubs whose countries' national teams compete in the Six Nations Championship (England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy).

A highly anticipated event

 The very Challenge Cup final taking place on Friday, May, 13th

The Challenge Cup final of the EPCR Champions Cup will take place at the Grand Stade OL (also known as Grand Stade de Lyon and Stade des Lumières) between Montpellier, and Les Harlequins.

 The Champions Cup final taking place on Saturday, May, 14th

The Final of the EPCR Champions Cup will take place at the Grand Stade OL (also known as Grand Stade de Lyon and Stade des Lumières) between Saracens and Racing Metro 92.

With over 26,000 tickets already sold or allocated, the final of this season is expected the third highest attendance in the history of tournament.

At this occasion, there will also be an award presentation for the European Player of the Year, sponsored and presented by Turkish Airlines, for which the winner will receive a trophy and 1,000,000 Turkish Airlines Air Miles.

European Rugby Union Championship will take off with Turkish Airlines at Grand Stade de Lyon



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