Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, became an Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA in May 2017, through an innovative partnership seeing the global airline support all FIFA Competitions, including the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™, the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ & 2020™, and of course the highly anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Airline’ by the 2019 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. Qatar Airways is the only airline to have been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, five times.
Hamad International Airport (HIA), the airline’s home and hub, was recently ranked “Third Best Airport in the World”, among 550 airports worldwide, by the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2020. Rising from fourth position in 2019 to third in 2020, HIA has been steadily rising in the ‘World's Best Airports’ rankings since the start of its operations in 2014. In addition, HIA was voted the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the sixth year in a row and ‘Best Staff Service in the Middle East’ for the fifth year in a row.
Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.
Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 160 countries, with 14,250 daily departures, on board a modern fleet of more than 250 aircrafts.
Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 4,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, B777, A350, A380, A319 and select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.
Qatar Airways proudly supports a range of exciting international and local initiatives dedicated to enriching the global community that it serves. As an Official FIFA Partner and in view of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, Qatar Airways reflects the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something that has been at the core of the airline’s own brand message for more than 20 years - Going Places Together.
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Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, became an Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA in May 2017, through an innovative partnership seeing the global airline support all FIFA Competitions.
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