Qatar Airways, official partner and the official airline of FIFA, has unveiled a specially-branded Boeing 777 aircraft painted in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 livery, to mark two years to go until the tournament kicks off on 21 November 2022.
The bespoke aircraft, which features distinctive FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 branding was hand-painted to commemorate the airline’s partnership with FIFA. More aircraft in the Qatar Airways fleet will feature the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 livery and will visit several destinations in the network.
The Boeing 777-300ER will enter service on 21 November operating flights between Doha and Zurich. The inaugural route of the bespoke aircraft further reiterates the airline’s commitment to the FIFA partnership by flying to the home of FIFA in Switzerland on this significant date.
Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are tremendously excited to celebrate our partnership with FIFA and Qatar’s status as host of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM by introducing this unique aircraft to our fleet. As Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, we can feel the excitement building with two years to go until we will welcome the world to our beautiful country. Qatar’s readiness to host FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is evident all around us. Our network recently expanded to 100 destinations, and will further grow to more than 125 destinations by March 2021.”
FIFA’s director of marketing, Jean-François Pathy, said: “Our official partner launching this striking, iconic aircraft featuring the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 livery is an important milestone. We are looking forward to welcoming fans from around the globe to experience this unique FIFA World Cup and discover Qatar in two years’ time.”
The carrier, in partnership with Qatar Airways Holidays, will soon launch bespoke travel packages to visit Qatar for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.