- Doha to host world’s top squash players from 8-15 November
- Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Partner of the tournament
DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the Official Airline Partner of the PSA World Squash Championship Qatar 2019, taking place from 8 to 15 November at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha, Qatar.
The tournament will see top players from around the world gather in Doha to compete for a championship prize amounting to $335,000.
Qatar Airways cabin crew will present the winner’s trophy at the Award Ceremony on 15 November and a ticketing booth will also be available throughout the tournament to assist spectators with any flight ticket queries.
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications, Ms Salam Al Shawa, said: “Qatar Airways is delighted to again be the Official Airline Partner of the PSA World Squash Championship. As an airline, we are dedicated to connecting people through a shared love of sport, and this belief is reflected in the many world-class sporting events we sponsor globally. We are honoured to welcome back to Doha the world’s best squash players as we head into an exciting winter of sport in Qatar.”
Qatar PSA World Squash Championship Tournament Director Tareq Zainal said: “We are very proud to host the world once again in Doha at the PSA World Championship. Hosting the event for the fifth time is a remarkable achievement and it is a testimonial to the level of confidence the PSA has in us as host of this very important event. This Championship promises to be the best so far and promises to leave a lasting impression on every participant.”
Qatar Airways holds an extensive global sports portfolio, sponsoring top-level sporting events and some of the biggest football clubs around the world including AS Roma, Boca Juniors and Bayern Munich. As official FIFA partner, Qatar Airways sponsors the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019TM which is taking place in Doha from 11 to 21 December and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM, reflecting the values of sport as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s brand message – Going Places Together.
Qatar Airways is also the official airline sponsor of the 2020 Qatar ExxonMobil Men’s Open and the 2020 Qatar Total Ladies Open tennis tournaments.
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 has added several exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; and Mogadishu, Somalia; and Langkawi, Malaysia. The airline will add Gaborone, Botswana in 2019 to its extensive route network along with Luanda, Angola; and Osaka, Japan, 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, 19 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