Qatar Airways delivered a special fly-by above all eight FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadiums with the iconic Winner’s Trophy and a special FIFA legend on board, as part of day-long festivities to mark one year until the much-awaited tournament.
The special Boeing 777 aircraft, painted with bespoke FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 livery took centre stage, carrying the Winner’s Trophy.
Cafu, one of the most-capped players in Brazil’s history, a FIFA World Cup winner in 1994 and 2002 and a Qatar Legacy Ambassador, was there to witness the fly-by and share the excitement of countdown to the iconic event.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar is ready to welcome fans from across the globe to its shores for this exciting, world-class event and, as the World’s Best Airline, we are eagerly anticipating the arrival of travelling fans on board as we expect amazing things from the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
“With just one year to go until the big event, the upcoming FIFA Arab Cup is the perfect showpiece tournament for both the State of Qatar and the airline to display our readiness. This global occasion represents what it means for us to be the Official Airline and Official Partner of FIFA, while seamlessly connecting people from around the world to our nation.”