Singapore’s flag carrier, Singapore Airlines, will continue sponsoring the country’s Formula One grand prix after it extended its title sponsorship until 2017, the airline said in a statement.

Singapore Airlines, which is also one of the sport’s global partners, has been title sponsor of the floodlit night race since 2014.

The following statements were posted on the website of Singapore Air:

Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Pong

“As a strong supporter of both sports and tourism, we are excited to continue as Title Sponsor of one of the most exciting races in the F1 calendar. We look forward to further showcasing the race to the world, and helping to strengthen Singapore’s image as a world-class tourism, cultural and sporting event city”

Formula One Management Ltd CEO Bernie Ecclestone

“We are very happy to be continuing our relationship with Singapore Airlines, as one of our Global Partners. The Singapore Airlines brand fits with our other Global Partners and Formula One”

Singapore GP Pte Ltd Chairman Teo Hock Seng

“It has been a great partnership with this iconic brand and we are delighted to have Singapore Airlines extend for another two years as Title Sponsor for the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX. We look forward to jointly promoting Singapore at its very best to a global audience” –