Qatar Airways will join The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) as partner of the UEFA Euro 2020, with the national carrier of Qatar set to be the official airline of the tournament taking place from 11 June –11 July.
The 16th edition of the flagship UEFA Championship will see the 24-team tournament celebrated across 12 host cities including Amsterdam, Baku, Bilbao, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome and St. Petersburg. Wembley Stadium will be set to host the final in London on 11 July 2021.
The airline will serve all the host cities either directly or through airline partners. Additionally, the Qatar Airways brand will feature prominently across all digital platforms and stadiums set to host the 51 matches during the course of the summer tournament.
Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “The power of sport to unite people is unrivalled, and this partnership with UEFA Euro 2020 is an excellent opportunity for us to witness the very best in European football. Furthermore, this alliance illustrates our commitment to Europe, and accentuates our growing sporting partnership portfolio.”
UEFA director of marketing, Guy-Laurent Epstein, added: “We are delighted to welcome Qatar Airways on board as an Official Partner of UEFA Euro 2020. Like sport, travel unites us. Now more than ever, next summer represents the ideal opportunity for us to celebrate the excitement that the competition will bring.”