QATAR AIRWAYS LAUNCHES ULTIMATE FOOTBALL FAN COMPETITON TO WIN TICKETS TO THE QATAR AIRWAYS MATCH OF CHAMPIONS

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  • Upload your freestyle football moves and tag #QatarAirwaysCup for a chance to win tickets to the Match of Champions in Doha on 13 December
  • FC Barcelona takes on Al-Ahli SC in once-in-a-lifetime Qatar Airways Cup

qatar airways logoKuwait: Qatar Airways invites football fans from around the world to showcase their best freestyle moves and post them to social media using #QatarAirwaysCup, to be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Match of Champions in Doha on 13 December.

The Match of Champions pits FC Barcelona, one of the most successful football clubs in the history of the sport, against Al-Ahli SC, one of the most beloved clubs in the Middle East and recent winner of the Saudi Professional League, Saudi Super Cup and the King Cup. Qatar Airways is the official airline of both clubs, who will go head to head at Al Gharafa Stadium in Doha on 13 December 2016.

Show your football skills by creating a fifteen second video that you can share using #QatarAirwaysCup on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. You can also submit your video through the online application on qatarairways.com/qrchallenge. A Qatar Airways committee will choose the winners.

Winners will be announced on Qatar Airways’ social media channels. The competition started on 15th of November until 29th of November, and the winners will be announced on 1st of December. All details and terms and conditions are available on qatarairways.com/qrchallenge

Qatar Airways Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Marketing, Ms. Salam Al Shawa, said: “This competition is a special gift to all of our travellers, and millions of social media fans across the world who love football. Professional players from both FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli SC, such as Lionel Messi and Omar Al Somah, inspire millions of football enthusiasts around the globe. With this Qatar Airways Cup competition fans will have great fun showcasing their own skills for the chance to win a dream come true, and travel with Qatar Airways to be a part of the Match of Champions. The game, between our two favourite teams, FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli SC, will be a memorable occasion for us all, and I can’t wait to see who will be joining us to cheer on the teams.”

Qatar Airways flies to more than 150 destinations on six continents, one of the world’s largest airline networks. Through this vast network, the airline connects nearly 30 million people a year, through its hub and home, Hamad International Airport, itself the official airport of FC Bayern-Munich.

About Qatar Airways:

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 191 aircraft flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was awarded World’s Best Business Class; Best Business Class Airline Lounge and Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East at the prestigious 2016 World Airline Awards managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax.

Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third year running. 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 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.

Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ inflight entertainment system offers passengers up to 3,000 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, A350, A380, A319 as well as 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 is one of the world’s leaders in sponsoring global sporting events, including the strategic team sponsorships of FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia FC. Qatar Airways’ strategy reflects the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message – Going Places Together.

Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest cargo carrier, serves more than 50 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 191 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes eight Airbus 330Fs, 11 Boeing 777 freighters and two Boeing 747 freighters.