Bamboo Airways becomes main sponsor of National Volleyball Championship 2021

April 02, 2021 | 09:00
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The Volleyball Federation of Vietnam and Bamboo Airways signed the sponsorship agreement on March 31, followed by an event at the latter's headquarters in Hanoi to introduce the Gold Sponsor of the National Volleyball Championship 2021.

The event was attended by Le Van Thanh and Le Tri Truong, the chairman and general secretary of the Volleyball Federation of Vietnam (VFV), along with other VFV leaders.

From the side of Bamboo Airways, attendants included Trinh Van Quyet, chairman of FLC Group and Bamboo Airways, Dang Tat Thang, deputy general director of FLC Group cum CEO of Bamboo Airways, as well as leaders of divisions and departments.

According to the agreement, Bamboo Airways will accompany the Bamboo Airways National Volleyball Championship 2021 with a valuable cash sponsorship package and a 5-star oriented airline service sponsorship package with preferential policies for the coaching staff and athletes of all teams participating in the tournament, on all domestic routes operated by the airline.

At the same time, Bamboo Airways also awarded First Bamboo Club membership card to all head coaches, as well as Diamond Bamboo Club membership cards to the coaching staff and athletes. This way, the coaching staff and all athletes will not only experience on-time flights with Bamboo Airways but will also have access to the many superior benefits on offer for valued customers.

bamboo airways becomes main sponsor of national volleyball championship 2021
Dang Tat Thang and Le Van Thanh signing the sponsorship agreement

Truong said, "The National Volleyball Championship is the top tournament for the selection of players for the National Team that will participate in upcoming international tournaments, especially the 31st SEA Games held in Vietnam at the end of this year. With significant improvements in expertise as well as the companionship of Bamboo Airways, we believe the tournament will be a great success and become a milestone in a new stage of Vietnam’s volleyball development.”

“As the main sponsor of the Bamboo Airways National Volleyball Championship 2021, we are committed to supporting teams with our best, ready to create all favourable conditions for VFV to focus on building tournament expertise. Bamboo Airways hopes that through this support, the players will continue to give brilliant performances, show great dedication and skills, and bring excitement to fans,” Thang said.

bamboo airways becomes main sponsor of national volleyball championship 2021
VFV and Bamboo Airways will cooperate on raising the level of volley ball in Vietnam

Tracing the history of Vietnamese volleyball, the teams have shown great success after receiving proper investment. The CEO of Bamboo Airways believed that with the fierce participation of the General Department of Gymnastics and Sports as well as Bamboo Airways' cooperation would take Vietnamese volleyball to the top and enhance its position in the international arena.

Thang also expressed his hope that this sponsorship agreement will open up further cooperation opportunities between the VFV and Bamboo Airways, as well as FLC Group, thereby, maximising the potentials and strengths of each party in developing sports and physical training initiatives, especially high-achievement sports, and contributing to the sustainable development of national sports.

A breath of fresh air for Vietnamese volleyball

In the Bamboo Airways National Volleyball Championship 2021, there are 20 teams (10 men's teams, 10 women's team) competing in three rounds. The first round takes place from April 10-15, 2021 with a total of 40 matches. The teams will be divided into two groups. Matches will take place in Quang Ninh and Hanoi. The second and last round will include 56 matches on December 14-25, 2021 in Quang Nam and Dak Nong.

The matches of Bamboo Airways National Volleyball Tournament 2021 will be broadcast live on Vietnam Television, TV Sports Channel, and online platforms.

The main sponsorship for the Bamboo Airways National Volleyball Championship 2021 is an important activity in Bamboo Airways and FLC Group' strategy of accompanying, supporting, and developing the domestic sports scene.

Previously, Bamboo Airways signed a memorandum with Vinh Phuc Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to cooperate on training the province's women’s volleyball team.

Additionally, FLC Group also signed a cooperation agreement with the Information-Communications Command, becoming the exclusive sponsor of the women's "Information-Communications Command– FLC Volleyball Club".

"The investment of big enterprises such as FLC and Bamboo Airways in clubs has brought a breath of fresh air to Vietnamese volleyball. The atmosphere of transferring players has changed. What makes us delighted is that volleyball athletes will be able to live on income from their profession, and will even reach the income levels of football players in the coming time. In case the clubs receive adequate attention and sponsorship, we will have better athletes to prepare for the upcoming SEA Games.

Until March 2021, Bamboo Airways is commercially exploiting over 60 domestic routes, operating the largest network in the domestic aviation industry. The airline carries over 7 million passengers on perfectly safe flights and leads the entire Vietnamese aviation industry with a punctuality rate of over 96 per cent. Bamboo Airways is also rated at an absolute 7/7 stars for prevention of COVID-19, reaching absolute aviation safety.

Bamboo Airways' service quality has been recognised by consumers and the domestic and international media via a large number of titles such as Asia’s leading regional airline, the airline with the best service, and the favourite airline voted by golfers.

By Thien Huong

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