Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Partner of the 47th Amir Cup, one of the most highly-anticipated annual football events, currently underway in Qatar.
The national carrier of the State of Qatar hosted the Amir Cup Trophy in a fun-filled day of activities at its headquarters in Doha and at Hamad International Airport (HIA), where Qatar Airways employees were able to engage and capture memorable moments with the trophy to promote the importance of this tournament as a means of bringing people together.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, HE Akbar al-Baker, said: “We are very pleased to be the Official Airline Partner of the 47th Amir Cup, one of most watched sporting events in Qatar. Our partnership with Qatar Football Association (QFA), the organisers of the tournament, demonstrates Qatar Airways’ continuous engagement and dedication to sponsoring world-class sporting events and teams, both internationally and here in Qatar.”
President of Qatar Football Association (QFA), Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani, said: “We thank Qatar Airways for their continuous efforts to support the Qatari football scene, and we are excited to partner with one of Qatar’s leading companies for another edition of the Amir Cup. Our partnership illustrates both organisations’ vision to have a direct positive impact on the development of the game. Together, we are able to reach a larger number of fans by organising countless events and activities to create excitement ahead of the final match, and thus expanding the Amir Cup’s overall fanbase.”
Qatar Airways has multi-year sponsorship agreements with several global sports entities, including leading German football team FC Bayern München AG, Italian football club AS Roma and Argentinian club Boca Juniors.
In addition, Qatar Airways is the official airline sponsor of CONMEBOL professional football competitions across South America, including the Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores, Copa CONMEBOL Sudamericana, and the CONMEBOL Recopa.
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