The airline Emirates, which has today announced it bought the naming rights to the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, says the move shows how committed the firm is to UK sport.
Emirates already sponsors Arsenal's football ground in north London, the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Durham County Cricket Club and the Yorkshire Cup in horse racing.
“This is an excellent opportunity to build upon Emirates’ commitment to cricket, a sport we have been associated with in the UK since 2002.
“This association also highlights our continued investment in Manchester and the surrounding region, a hub which we see as vital to our operations in the UK and from which we operate three daily flights, including one of our flagship A380s."
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