Under the new agreement, the award-winning airline will become an FC Bayern München platinum partner until June 2023. The five-season deal, commencing July 01, will see the airline’s logo adorning the shirt sleeves of the German league leaders. Hamad International Airport’s partnership agreement with Bayern, initiated since January 2016, will continue with Qatar Airways.
Akbar Al Baker, group CEO, Qatar Airways, commented, “FC Bayern München is a club that exemplifies ambition, innovation and integrity at its core. These are values we share, admire and are fundamental to Qatar Airways.”
Qatar Airways operates 35 weekly flights between Doha and Germany; double daily non-stop to Munich and Frankfurt, as well as daily non-stop to Berlin. It is scheduled to introduce its Qsuite business class seating options on flights to Frankfurt from May, as well as Berlin and Munich, by the end of summer.