- Airline is the Official Jersey Sponsor of the Argentinian football club through the 2021-22 season
- Qatar Airways operates daily flights to the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires from its home and hub, Hamad International Airport
DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Boca Juniors are pleased to reveal the top Argentinian football club’s new jersey, featuring the airline’s logo. The award-winning airline signed an agreement in May to become the official Jersey Sponsor of Boca Juniors through the 2021/22 season.
The Boca Juniors jersey proudly features Qatar Airways’ logo prominently on the front, enabling it to be seen by millions of the team’s fans around the world. This sponsorship agreement also strengthens the airline’s extensive global sporting partnership portfolio.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are delighted to reveal the new Boca Juniors jersey featuring the Qatar Airways logo. As an airline, we are proud to celebrate our strong ties with South America, and our partnership with Boca Juniors further cements our commitment to the continent. Boca Juniors is one of South America’s top football teams, and we are tremendously excited to watch Boca Juniors compete, with our brand represented on the team jersey.”
Boca Juniors President, Mr. Daniel Angelici, said: “We are delighted to present the new jersey with our new main sponsor, Qatar Airways. This strategic partnership is extremely important for both Boca Juniors and Qatar Airways and will allow us to amplify our frontiers. We look forward to succeeding together and to celebrating the many exciting moments to come.”
Qatar Airways has operated daily flights to the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, as well as the Brazilian city of São Paulo since 2010. In December 2016, Qatar Airways Group further strengthened these ties through a strategic investment, acquiring a 10 per cent stake in South American LATAM Airlines Group.
Qatar Airways is well-known for championing sport as a means of connecting communities around the world. The agreement with Boca Juniors is just one of many exciting sporting sponsorships the airline has recently added to its extensive sponsorship portfolio. In addition to its existing partnership with the German football club giants FC Bayern München AG, for which it is a Platinum Partner, Qatar Airways also recently revealed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Italian football club AS Roma, for which it will become the Official Jersey Sponsor through the 2020-21 season.
Qatar Airways flies one of the youngest fleets in the sky, featuring the world’s most technologically-advanced and environmentally friendly aircraft. The airline operates a fleet of more than 200 modern aircraft to a network of more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
The airline is continuing its ambitious expansion plans, and will launch a host of exciting new destinations this year, including Tallinn, Estonia; Valletta, Malta; Langkawi, Malaysia and Da Nang, Vietnam.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Business Class Seat,’ ‘Best Airline in the Middle East,’ and ‘Best First Class Airline Lounge.’
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About Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is celebrating more than 20 years of Going Places Together with travellers across its more than 150 business and leisure destinations. The world’s fastest-growing airline will add a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network in 2018, including Tallinn, Estonia; Valletta, Malta and many more, flying passengers on board its modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘World’s Best Business Class Seat,’ ‘Best Airline in the Middle East,’ and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge.’
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’ 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, 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. Qatar Airways, the official FIFA partner, is the official sponsor of many top-level sporting events, including the FIFA 2018 and 2022 World Cups, reflecting 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 international cargo carrier, serves more than 60 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally with more than 200 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes eight Airbus A330 freighters, 13 Boeing 777 freighters and two Boeing 747-8 freighters.
For further information, please contact:
Qatar Airways Group
Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200
Source: Qatar Airways