Qatar Airways Congratulates Al Duhail for winning Amir Cup
Doha: Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Sponsor of the Amir Cup 2019, congratulates Al Duhail Sports Club, the winner of this year’s Amir Cup 2019. The exciting final game took place on Thursday 16 May at Al Janoub Stadium, the second Qatar 2022 World Cup Stadium to be officially revealed.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways extends its warmest congratulations to Al Duhail Sports Club on their incredible victory on Thursday at the new, state-of the-art Al Janoub Stadium. We are delighted to continue our longstanding partnership with the Amir Cup, and to see the tremendous success of the tournament. As an airline, we believe strongly in the power of sports in bringing people together, and continuously seek to engage with premier sporting teams and events around the world. We look forward to bringing football fans from around the world to Doha in 2022.”
Qatar Airways is proud to sponsor premier sporting clubs around the world. In May 2017, the award-winning airline announced its ground-breaking sponsorship deal with FIFA, which saw it become the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA until 2022. The agreement also sees Qatar Airways become the Official Airline Partner of the 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 editions of the FIFA Club World Cup, the FIFA U-20 World Cup, the FIFA U-17 World Cup, FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, the FIFA Futsal World Cup, the FIFA eWorld Cup, and the FIFA Women’s World CupTM.
In 2018 Qatar Airways signed a five-year partnership agreement with leading German football team FC
Bayern München AG, making the award-winning airline an FC Bayern München AG platinum partner until June 2023. The airline also recently revealed multi-year sponsorship agreements with Italian football club AS Roma, for which it is the Official Jersey Sponsor through the 2020-21 season; and with Argentinian football club Boca Juniors, for which it is the Official Jersey Sponsor through the 2021-22 season.
A multiple-award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Business Class Seat’, ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge’.
Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 160 destinations worldwide.
The airline will add a number of new destinations to its extensive route network in 2019, including including including Izmir, Turkey; Rabat, Morocco; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; Mogadishu, Somalia and Langkawi, Malaysia.