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Thu, 25 July 2019

Emirates Paints Airbus A380 with Rugby Sevens Livery

Emirates, the title sponsor of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, has revealed a brand new livery dedicated to the 50th staging of Dubaiís flagship sporting event, and one of the key tournaments on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series.

The new livery features a large scale version of male and female rugby players in action against a red backdrop.

The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens-themed A380 livery took flight to Glasgow on 20 July, and is scheduled to visit rugby loving nations over the course of the next few months.

Gary Chapman, President of Emirates Group Services & dnata said, ďThis livery is one of the many ways we are celebrating the milestone 50th anniversary of the Emirates Airline Rugby Sevens. For the rest of the year it will fly across the world, inspiring both new and diehard rugby fans everywhere to share in the excitement. With three days of exhilarating rugby action, fantastic family activities and incredible entertainment from pop icon Kylie Minogue, itís going to be the perfect celebration of Dubaiís favourite sporting event.Ē

Emirates, the title sponsor of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, has revealed a brand new livery dedicated to the 50th staging of Dubaiís flagship sporting event, and one of the key tournaments on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series. The new livery features a large scale version of male and female rugby players in action against a red backdrop. Click to enlarge.

As the longest running sports event in the Middle East, the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, taking place from 5-7 December, is the first leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and the second leg of the HSBC World Rugby Womenís Sevens Series.

 It also plays host to an ever-popular and growing international Invitation Tournament, featuring rugby and netball teams from all over the world, with over 300 teams participating across all age groups.

 This year, over 100,000 fans and spectators will pass through the Sevens gates across the three days.

 The 50th edition of Dubaiís largest sporting and social event will also see international pop star Kylie Minogue headlining a concert on Friday, 6 December.

Emirates connection to the game of rugby goes back to 1987, when the airline became the Dubai Rugby Sevens eventís Official Sponsor.

This year, Emirates will also be celebrating another highlight on the rugby calendar, as the official worldwide partner and official airline of the Rugby World Cup, being staged in Japan. Emirates currently sponsors the World Rugby Refereeís and Match Officials in addition to its partnership with the UAE Rugby Association.

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