- Successful ATP tournament was sponsored by Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free
- Rublev defeated Corentin Moutet in the men’s championship final at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex
DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) congratulate Andrey Rublev, winner of the 29th edition of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open. Rublev defeated Corentin Moutet 6-2, 7-6 on Saturday evening in the final at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha. Qatar Airways cabin crew participated in the final awards ceremony to congratulate the winner and runner-up.
The Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2020 featured several of the world’s top tennis players and once again the tournament was applauded for its level of organisation. The highly-anticipated championship proved to be a great success among international and local fans alike, who came together to watch some of the world’s best tennis players compete in Doha for the coveted prize and winning title.
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications, Ms. Salam Al Shawa, said: “Qatar Airways is thrilled to congratulate Andrey Rublev, winner of this year’s ExxonMobil Open championship, following matches which have showcased some of the best tennis in the world. We now look forward to next month’s Qatar Total Open, where Qatar Airways will welcome many of the world’s best singles and doubles female players to Doha. The success of such tournaments further establishes Qatar as a world-class venue for top global sport events.”
Qatar Duty Free Vice President Operations Mr. Thabet Musleh said: “Qatar Duty Free is delighted to congratulate Andrey Rublev on becoming the first ATP Tour title winner in 2020. As a sponsor of the tournament, we enjoyed bringing some fun to visitors to the event as they took part in our competition at our booth. QDF is committed to sports as part of the Qatar 2030 vision and we are very much looking forward to the Qatar Total Open in February.”
Qatar Airways holds an extensive global sports sponsorship portfolio, sponsoring top-level sporting events and some of the biggest football clubs which include AS Roma, Boca Juniors and FC Bayern München. As official FIFA partner, Qatar Airways recently sponsored the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ and will sponsor the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 edition ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
As an award-winning travel retailer, QDF boasts more than 90 affordable and luxury brands as well as over 30 restaurants and cafés covering an area of 40,000 square metres at HIA and providing travellers with a world-class shopping experience under one roof. Luxury brands also available at the five-star airport include Tiffany & Co., Gucci, Bulgari, Hermès, Hugo Boss, Moncler, Kenzo, Rolex and Harrods.
Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), to more than 160 destinations worldwide. The world’s fastest-growing airline added several exciting new destinations to its growing network last year, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; Mogadishu, Somalia; Langkawi, Malaysia and Gaborone, Botswana. The airline will add Luanda, Angola; Osaka, Japan; Dubrovnik, Croatia and Santorini, Greece to its extensive route network in 2020.
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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 160 business and leisure destinations on board a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft. The world’s fastest-growing airline has added a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; and Mogadishu, Somalia. The airline will add Langkawi, Malaysia and Gaborone, Botswana, in 2019 to its extensive route network along with Luanda, Angola; and Osaka, Japan, following in 2020.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Airline’ by the 2019 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. Qatar Airways is the only airline to have been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, five times.
Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.
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 160 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, B777, 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 2022 World Cup, 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, one of the world’s leading international air cargo carriers, serves more than 60 freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 160 key business and leisure destinations globally on more than 250 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 21 Boeing 777 freighters and five Airbus A330 freighters.
For further information, please contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200
Source: Qatar Airways