Qatar Airways signs five-year contract with FC Bayern München AG
21st Mar, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew
KATHMANDU, Mar 21: Qatar Airways has signed a five-year partnership agreement with the German football team FC Bayern München AG. Under the new agreement, the airline company will become an FC Bayern München platinum partner until June 2023.
Officially announced at a press conference at ITB in Germany, the deal will see the airline’s logo adorning the shirt sleeves of the German team players.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker met with Mr. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Chairman of the FC Bayern München board and other club officials at ITB in Berlin to sign the contract. He said, “Qatar Airways is delighted to be supporting Germany’s most-winning team, FC Bayern München. We look forward to working with, and engaging with, the club, the fans, and the people of Germany to help make a real difference through this exciting new partnership. Sport is a key pillar of the long-term vision of the State of Qatar, and as Qatar’s national carrier, we welcome the opportunity to use sport as a means of bringing people together.
Since 2011, the FC Bayern München team has been travelling to Doha for its winter training camp in January at the Aspire Academy enjoying the world-class facilities available to them.
Qatar Airways is a leading supporter of major global sporting events and is also the Official Airline partner of FIFA.