- Join now to become a Privilege Club Member and get priority access to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ travel packages
- Wide range of packages to include match tickets, accommodation options and round-trip international flights that suit all fans
DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Holidays in partnership with Discover Qatar, will soon be launching unique FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ travel packages for Privilege Club members. This exclusive offer will be accessible to all Privilege Club members, giving fans the best possible fusion of football and travel for an unforgettable experience.
As the Official Frequent Flyer Programme of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, Privilege Club members will bring a range of exclusive offers and benefits unique to the championship, and will be given priority access to the unique travel packages 14 days before going on sale to future joining members who sign up to the airline’s loyalty programme after the launch. To ensure fans are the first to access the tickets for this once-in-a-life-time experience of witnessing the much-awaited FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, travellers can join the programme for free by visiting qatarairways.com/fifaearlyaccess.
The highly-anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ travel packages will be allotted match tickets based on the type of package they choose, pairing it with a selection of accommodation options and round-trip international flights on board the award-winning airline. With seven different packages to choose from, fans can combine more than one package and can watch up to seven matches in total.
As the FIFA World Cup qualification process takes place around the world, Privilege Club members can purchase a wide range of packages to attend the matches of their favourite national teams. These exclusive packages will give football enthusiasts the chance to purchase packages to follow their favourite team’s matches during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, prior to the conclusion of the qualifiers. In the event that a selected team does not qualify for the championship, fans can amend their package booking to attend another team’s match, or receive a full refund.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “The stage is almost set for the world’s biggest football tournament. We have waited with much anticipation to play our role in delivering an unforgettable FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Qatar Airways Holidays have partnered with Discover Qatar to design unique and personalised packages which fans will not want to miss out on. Rest assured we remain prepared to serve all fans and members travelling with us the best hospitality from start to finish, courtesy of the world’s best airline.”
Qatar Airways Holidays has officially been appointed by FIFA as a licensed tour operator to distribute ticket inclusive packages for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Packages will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, with the option for fans to select their favourite team, guaranteeing a place to attend their matches throughout the tournament and giving them the opportunity to enjoy the finest Qatari hospitality for a complete experience.
The packages will initially be released for the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Thailand.
The airline is set to sponsor the FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ taking place in Qatar later this year, and has recently sponsored the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup and the UEFA Euro 2020™. Qatar Airways has an extensive global sports partnership portfolio that includes football-governing bodies such as FIFA and CONMEBOL. As the official FIFA partner, Qatar Airways has sponsored mega events including the 2019 and 2020 editions of the FIFA Club World Cup™, and will sponsor the much-anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Qatar Airways also sponsors some of the world’s biggest football clubs including Al Sadd SC, Boca Juniors, FC Bayern München, K.A.S. Eupen, and Paris Saint-Germain.
Privilege Club opens up a world of unique opportunities and exclusive travel benefits, such as unlimited lounge access, complimentary extra baggage allowance, priority check-in, tier bonus and more. Last year, Privilege Club continued to invest in redefining the programme, including cutting the number of Qmiles required to book award flights by up to 49 per cent. It also revised its Qmiles policy so that when a member earns or spends them, their balance is valid for 36 months.
The national carrier of the State of Qatar continues to rebuild its network, which currently stands at over 140 destinations. With more frequencies being added to key hubs, Qatar Airways offers unrivalled connectivity to passengers, making it easy for them to change their travel dates or destination as required.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Airline’ in the latest World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. The airline’s hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), was recently recognised as the ‘Best Airport in the World 2021’, ranking at number one in the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2021.
In addition to this, Qatar Airways has become the first global airline in the world to achieve the prestigious 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax. This follows the success of Hamad International Airport (HIA) as the first airport in the Middle East and Asia to be awarded a Skytrax 5-Star COVID-19 Airport Safety Rating. These awards provide assurance to passengers across the world that the airline’s health and safety standards are subject to the highest possible standards of professional, independent scrutiny and assessment. For full details of all the measures that have been implemented on board and at HIA, please visit qatarairways.com/safety.
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About Qatar Airways:
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.
Hamad International Airport (HIA), the airline’s home and hub, was recently announced as the “World’s Best Airport” in the Skytrax 2021 World Airport Awards. HIA has been steadily rising in the ‘World’s Best Airports’ rankings since the start of its operations in 2014.
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, 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 World Cup Qatar 2022TM, 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 in the belly-hold deck of passenger aircraft to an extensive network. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 24 Boeing 777 freighters and six B777-300ER mini freighters.
Qatar Executive is the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group. Luxury jet services are available for worldwide charter on board the operator’s wholly-owned business jet fleet. Qatar Executive is the launch customer for Gulfstream’s G700, the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 and largest commercial operator of the G650ER worldwide. Qatar Executive’s service portfolio also includes aircraft management, maintenance and Fixed Based Operator services.
For further information, please contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200
Source: Qatar Airways