ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The Navy football team weren’t stuck flying coach as they journeyed to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl thanks to the New England Patriots.

The Patriots gave Navy a lift — literally — sending their private plane wrapped in Patriots logos.

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Navy tweeted its thanks Thursday morning.

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In response, the Patriots tweeted “Sweet ride.”

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The team landed safely in Memphis around noon Thursday. They take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday.