Qatar Airways and FC Barcelona are holding their partnership to a skies as a airline introduces FC Barcelona’s clothing for a initial time on a Boeing 777. The aircraft, that facilities a particular Barça carmine and blue, or ‘Blaugrana’ as it is famous in Catalan, arrived during Doha International Airport from Bangkok this week.
Building on a judgment of ‘a group that unites a world’, that was initial introduced in a renouned TV mark combined to support a partnership, a pattern incorporates a charming Barça dwindle draped opposite a fuselage of a Boeing 777.
The aircraft was sent to Dublin, Ireland, where it took a group one week to palm paint a custom-made pattern onto a aircraft. Using an airbrush a group constructed a shading outcome to assistance emanate a apparition of a Barça dwindle relocating as a aircraft takes to a skies. Additional stenciling was used for a content as good as a football club’s pattern that sits on a fuselage of a aircraft.
Qatar Airways initial suggested renderings of this aircraft’s tailor-made pattern during a press discussion in Barcelona final March.
Commitment goes over shirt sponsorship
The introduction of a FC Barcelona livery, alongside a Qatar Airways Oryx logo, serve cements a airline’s joining to a partnership, as good as their faithfulness as Barça fans. Qatar Airways and FC Barcelona have been fostering a successful partnership given it strictly commenced in Jul 2013.
“Our joining to Barca goes over carrying a name on a group jerseys. We are truly fans of a group and honestly trust that together we are ‘a group that unites a world’,” pronounced Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker. “We are really unapproachable to showcase a FCB clothing alongside a Qatar Airways Oryx on a aircraft. It is only one some-more approach that we are means to denote a clever partnership between a dual organisations.”
In a scarcely 8 months given a partnership has been in effect, a airline has launched a hugely successful partnership debate including a Land of FCB TV blurb that has garnered some-more than 8 million views from fans all over a world; strictly sponsored a FC Barcelona Asia Tour, and introduced singular debate and compare packages for fans looking to revisit Barcelona by Qatar Airways Holidays division.
The Boeing 777 featuring a clothing will be flown to a series of destinations via a airline’s tellurian network, including Bangkok, Singapore and Mumbai.
Qatar Airways has seen fast enlargement in only 17 years of operation and now has orders value over US $50 billion for some-more than 280 aircraft. The airline flies a complicated swift of 129 aircraft to 134 pivotal business and convenience destinations opposite Europe, a Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
As partial of a assertive enlargement programme, Qatar Airways will launch routes to 8 new destinations during 2014: Sharjah (UAE) from Mar 1; Dubai World Central (UAE) from Mar 1; Philadelphia (USA) from Apr 2; Larnaca (Cyprus) from Apr 29; Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (Turkey) from May 22; Edinburgh (Scotland) from May 28; Miami (USA) from Jun 10 and Dallas/Fort Worth (USA) from Jul 1.