Never miss a moment of live football onboard the Official FIFA Airline Partner, available on Boeing 777, Boeing 787-9 and Airbus A350 aircraft
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 04 November 2022 – The Official Airline of The Journey sets the stage for an unforgettable onboard experience during the World Cup tournament and unveils a bespoke range of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, themed products and activations. The line-up includes inflight entertainment, LIVE TV, passenger amenities and menu enhancements.
Qatar Airways Oryx One In-flight Entertainment system will be home to more than 180 football related titles including an exclusive interview with FIFA President Gianni Infantino. During FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, the Official Airline of the Journey will enable complimentary livestreaming of World Cup matches and other major sporting events directly on to passengers’ personal devices. Qatar Airways LIVE TV is available on Boeing 777, Boeing 787-9 and Airbus A350 aircraft.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “With less than 18 days until the start of FIFA World Cup, I am excited to announce the start of our onboard celebrations. I hope that passengers travelling with Qatar Airways will get into the thrill of this tournament, and enjoy a range of curated products, offered by the Official Airline Partner for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.”
Setting the stage for an unparalleled football travel journey, aircraft cabins will be dressed with FIFA inspired antimacassars and pillows.
First and Business Class passengers can enjoy FIFA limited edition amenity bags that are designed to accompany our customers during each of the matches, extremely handy for carrying mobile phones, match game tickets and other essentials. There will also be FIFA branded exclusive football jersey-style loungewear, souvenir cushions, menu designs, headphones and other dining accessories complete the offering.
Passengers travelling in Economy Class will also enjoy a range of products, starting with FIFA-branded vibrant coloured headsets, pillows and amenity kits featuring the signature FIFA kasheeda design, all ensuring an exciting and unique experience for all passengers.
Onboard cuisine in all cabins has been infused with match-time favourites, drawing inspiration from event food stalls, popular stadium snacks and comfort foods one enjoys while watching a game from home.
The spirit of football will also take over Qatar Airways’ Oryx Kids Club with football-themed young traveller packs and plush toys to entertain our youngest fans.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was recently announced as the ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2022 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The airline continues to stand alone at the top of the industry having won the main prize for an unprecedented seventh time (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022), while also being named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’.
Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 150 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, voted by Skytrax as the ‘World’s Best Airport’.