Qatar Airways ‘Official Partner and official airline’ of FIFA until 2022’
9th May, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew
KATHMANDU, May 9: Qatar Airways was announced sunday as Official Partner and Official Airline of of Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) until 2022.
The airline said that it would be the official sponsor and airline of upcoming events sponsored by Qatar Airways will include the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the FIFA Club World Cup, the FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar,Issuing a statement.
“The deal is one of the biggest sporting sponsorships in the world and the largest in the history of Qatar Airways. The airline will also have visibility at competitions such as the FIFA U-20 World Cup, the FIFA Futsal World Cup and the FIFA Interactive World Cup, the world’s largest online gaming tournament.,” the airways said in a statement.
"Qatar Airways understands the power of sport in bringing people together in the spirit of friendly competition. FIFA, as the governing body of the world's most popular sporting tournament, the FIFA World Cup, embodies the power of football's popularity, and as such is a natural partner for Qatar Airways. We look forward to celebrating wins with the fans, being inspired by the artistry of the players, and to the excitement of each match over the next two FIFA competition cycles, until the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which will be proudly held in our home country, the State of Qatar." Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group chief executive, said.