* Qatar Airways offers additional all-inclusive travel packages for football fans, including final and semi-finals
* Fans can secure their match tickets, flights and accommodation by visiting qatarairways.com/FIFA2022
Qatar Airways has ramped up “all-inclusive FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 travel packages” for fans to secure their place in world football’s biggest event.
The additional packages include match tickets, flights and accommodation throughout the course of the tournament, allowing passionate football fans to book their seats and follow their favourite team during the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East.
The airline originally launched these packages in September 2021 to cater to millions of anticipating fans, and now with less than 130 days to go until the mega event, a worldwide demand for match tickets has risen and these travel packages provide fans guaranteed tickets to experience matches in person. In a few easy steps, they can purchase match tickets, flights and accommodation through a single dedicated platform by visiting qatarairways.com/FIFA2022
If they are not yet members, fans need to ensure they join the Qatar Airways Privilege Club by visiting qatarairways.com/PrivilegeClub in advance, after which they will then be able to access the fan travel packages portal and select their options, which come with booking flexibility and seat reservations for their preferred games.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive HE Akbar al-Baker said, “Qatar Airways is proud to be the Official Airline of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and bring the world’s most prestigious sporting event to the Middle East for the first time.
“We anticipate unprecedented demand throughout the tournament and as part of our agreement with FIFA, fans from around the globe can rely on us to enjoy this once in-a-lifetime journey from start to finish. The fan travel packages will guarantee passengers a remarkable bucket-list trip and seamless travel experience.”
The tournament will be held across eight world-class stadiums designed to invoke the symbols of Arabian culture.
Al Bayt Stadium will host the opening match with a capacity of 60,000 seats, while Lusail Stadium is set to host the final of the tournament, with a capacity of 80,000 seats. The remaining stadiums - Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Al Janoub Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Education City Stadium, Stadium 974 and Al Thumama Stadium - will house 40,000 spectators each.
As part of Qatar Airways’ goal to bring communities together through sport, the World’s Best Airline has an extensive global sports partnership portfolio that includes football-governing bodies such as FIFA, CONCACAF and CONMEBOL.
The airline also sponsors some of the world’s biggest football clubs including Al Sadd SC, FC Bayern München and Paris Saint-Germain.
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’ 2022.