Qatar Airways is set to bring the world of athletics in Doha after signing an agreement to be the National Airline Partner of the 17th  IAAF World Athletics Championships, which takes place from 27 September to 6 October at Khalifa International Stadium.

The competition will be held in the region for the first time and will feature 3,500 elite athletes and officials from 213 countries. An estimated 10,000 international guests will come to Doha especially for the event, the biggest sporting event the Middle East has ever hosted so far. Qatar Airways will provide sports fans across the globe with exclusive discounted airfares to visit Qatar and watch the world’s top athletes compete.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, HE Akbar Al Baker, said they are delighted to be the National Airline Partner of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

It is my pleasure to see us support the region’s biggest ever sporting event, especially as this will be the first time the championships are held in the Middle East. At Qatar Airways, we believe in the importance of sports as a means of bringing people together.’

IAAF Vice President and Director General of IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, Dahlan Al Hamad, said that Qatar is blessed with a central location that makes the championships easily accessible to fans from all over the world.

Fans are at the core of any major sporting event, and thanks to Qatar Airways’ impressive and ever-expanding list of destinations, this partnership means more fans can be part of the IAAF World Athletics Championship Doha 2019.’

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