Qatar Airways kicks off special travel packages for 2018 FIFA World Cup
December 27, 2017: Qatar Airways and Qatar Airways Holidays%u2014the leisure arm of Qatar Airways group have announced exclusive travel packages including flights, hotels and official match tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which is expected to be had between June 15 and 15, 2018.
According to reports, with a range of travel packages available from group matches to the semi-final and final, football fans from across the globe can buy Qatar Airways Holidays travel packages online for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia by visiting its booking platform www.qrfootballpackages.com.
Qatar Airways Holidays is offering a range of travel package options designed to make the most sought-after sporting event of the year as accessible as possible. The booking platform, including online brochure, provides football enthusiasts with details of all travel packages, prices and inclusions so they can book their complete travel package seamlessly.
Prices are likely to vary depending on match ticket category, level of accommodation, and flight origin. With packages for key group stage games and the final phases selling fast, Qatar Airways Holidays travel packages will be available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis.
To facilitate even more options for the event, Qatar Airways has recently boosted capacity to Russia and now offers direct daily flights to St. Petersburg as well as three services a day to the Russian capital, Moscow.
Salam Al Shawa, VP Marketing and Corporate Communications of Qatar Airways said: 'As the Official Airline of FIFA, Qatar Airways is delighted to offer travel packages for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia to football enthusiasts around the world. We believe that sport brings people together, and we want to provide our passengers with the ultimate FIFA World Cup experience from the moment they start their journey with us.'
'It's also exciting to announce these packages following the launch of our new direct flights to St. Petersburg, Russia, which began earlier this month. We now aim to connect more people to Russia through our expanding global network via our state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport,' she said.
Qatar Airways recently launched flights to Russia's cultural capital, St. Petersburg, doubling the number of Russian routes operated by the five-star carrier.
Qatar Airways currently operates its daily St. Petersburg service with an Airbus A320 aircraft, which features 12 flatbed seats in Business Class and 120 seats in economy class. Travellers who book their match packages with Qatar Airways will also enjoy the airline's award-winning in-flight entertainment system Oryx One.
Interestingly, Qatar Airways is the official airline partner of FIFA, which includes 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the FIFA Club World Cup, the FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.