Qatar Airways Becomes FIFA Official Airline

Qatar Airways Becomes FIFA Official Airline

FIFA on Sunday announced Qatar Airways as the official partner and airline until 2022. It part of the world’s football governing body’s sponsorship package that will take care of major events, especially the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the Russia 2018 World Cup and that of Qatar 2022.
Other events included in the package are the FIFA Club World Cup and the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

The statement from FIFA points out that “as an Official Partner of FIFA, Qatar Airways will have extensive marketing and branding rights at the next two FIFA World Cups, with an expected audience reach of more than two billion people per tournament.
“It 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 partnership represents one of the biggest sporting sponsorships in the world and the largest in the history of Qatar Airways.”
The announcement builds on Qatar Airways’ sponsorship strategy with major sporting clubs and events around the globe, which includes partnerships with FC Barcelona and Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli FC, as well as with Formula E races in Paris and New York, and the UCI Road World Championships, most recently held in Doha, Qatar.
Speaking about the new partnership, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said: “FIFA is delighted to partner with the world’s fastest-growing airline, Qatar Airways. Known for introducing industry firsts, Qatar Airways is an ideal partner for FIFA as we prepare for the first-ever World Cup in the Gulf region, the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. We look forward to working hand in hand with Qatar Airways to promote FIFA competitions and football around the world.”

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