Qatar Airways annuounces partnership with Al-Ahli football Club for three seasons
Doha, October 13, 2014 (STAT):- –Qatar Airways has announced a partnership of three seasons with the Al-Ahli Football Club in Saudi Arabia, as official club sponsor.
His Highness Prince Fahd bin Khaled bin Abdullah, the Chairman of Al-Ahli Football Club said: “Al Ahli Football Club is renowned for its pioneering role in the promotion of the sport in Saudi Arabia. Our partnership with Qatar Airways will support us in our continued journey to be the best in the Kingdom, and beyond.”
“Since 1937, the club has not only launched the careers of many notable footballers, but has also brought people closer together to enjoy this beautiful game,” said His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Khaled bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Honourary Member of the Al-Ahli Football Club.
His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways: “Since its inception 77 years ago, the Al-Ahli Football Club has represented a key pillar in the community in Saudi Arabia. Like Qatar, Saudi Arabia has a long heritage of sporting excellence, and we are pleased to be supporting our neighbours as they use sport to strengthen their communities with the positive foundation that sport provides.
“Qatar Airways has long developed strong ties with Saudi Arabia, operating flights to seven key destinations across the Kingdom, not to mention the exciting advent in the New Year of the launch of our brand new Saudi Arabian based airline, Al Maha Airways,” said His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways.