Qatar Airways takes FIFA revelry to new heights
Celebrating the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia Qatar Airways has taken celebrations to new heights with a specially branded Boeing 777 aircraft painted in FIFA livery. Hand-painted in Ireland and flown to Doha, the aircraft was met with much fanfare at Hamad International Airport before it flew to Moscow in time for the tournament’s Semi-Final and Final matches.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker said, “We are tremendously excited to celebrate our passengers’ love for football by bringing this unique, one-of-a-kind aircraft to Moscow. As Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, we are proud to be able to unite football fans from around the world in Russia, helping them to experience the magic of the FIFA World Cup. This beautiful aircraft further cements our commitment to our important partnership with FIFA, as well as our loyalty to millions of football fans around the globe who have gathered in Russia to cheer their teams on.”
Currently operating three daily flights between Moscow and Doha the national carrier of the State of Qatar started its daily services to St. Petersburg in December 2017, expanding their reach further in the region.