Qatar Airways unveils its first FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 aircraft

Qatar Airways, Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA, on November 20 unveiled a specially-branded Boeing 777-300 aircraft painted in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM livery, to mark two years to go until the tournament kicks off on November 21, 2022.

The bespoke aircraft, which features distinctive FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM branding was hand-painted to commemorate the airline’s partnership with FIFA. More aircraft in the Qatar Airways fleet will feature the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM livery and will visit several destinations in the network.

The Boeing 777-300ER (A7-BEB) entered service on November 21 operating flights QR095 and QR096 between Doha and Zurich and return (see below). The inaugural route of the bespoke aircraft further reiterates the airline’s commitment to the FIFA partnership by flying to the home of FIFA in Switzerland on this significant date.

First aircraft in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 livery

Above Copyright Photo: Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZ ER A7-BEB (msn 43215) (FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 951997.

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In other news, Qatar Airways has also announced it will operate three weekly flights to Abuja, Nigeria via Lagos from November 27, 2020 becoming the sixth new destination announced by the national carrier of the State of Qatar since the start of the pandemic. The Abuja service will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class.

Abuja Flight Schedule: Wednesday, Friday & Sunday


Doha (DOH) to Abuja (ABV) QR1419 departs: 01:10 arrives: 11:35

Abuja (ABV) to Doha (DOH) QR1420 departs: 16:20 arrives: 05:35 +1