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Monumental Sports Extends Partnership With Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways holds the naming rights for the VIP lounge at Capital One Arena
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Monumental Sports & Entertainment has signed a multiyear extension with Etihad Airways, extending its agreement as the exclusive international airline partner of the Capitals, Wizards, Mystics and Capital One Arena. The partnership, which began in ‘15, has seen the two organizations work together on a variety of initiatives focused on promoting and celebrating the international nature of sport, which included a  “Hockey is for Everyone” month activation in ‘17 that brought UAE women’s hockey player Fatima Al Ali to the U.S. to practice with the Capitals. The entire UAE national women’s hockey team came to DC in February. Etihad also holds the naming rights for the VIP lounge at Capital One Arena. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.