With immediate effect Qatar Airways is the main jersey sponsor of KAS Eupen. KAS Eupen and Qatar Airways have agreed on a multi-year partnership. Qatar Airways is already a partner of several renowned football clubs such as AS Rome, Boca Juniors, FC Bayern Munich and Al Sadd SC. The multiple award-winning airline, e.g. named ‘World’s Best Airline’ by the 2019 World Airline Awards/Skytrax, operates several passenger flights a week to Brussels and cargo flights to Liège. The Aspire Academy remains main sponsor of KAS Eupen.
KAS Eupen Board of Directors representative Dr. Andreas Bleicher, said: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with one of the most prestigious and awarded airlines in the world. Qatar Airways will be our Main Shirt Sponsor from now on, which puts our club within the remarkable global football club portfolio of Qatar Airways such as AS Roma, Boca Juniors, FC Bayern Munich and Al Sadd SC. Our professional team will wear the Qatar Airways logo on our jersey from now on. Our partnership is both incentive and commitment for us to stay in Belgium’s top flight league, to improve from our professional to the youth teams but also to continuously develop our club organizationally as well as related to our social engagement. The Aspire Academy will remain our main sponsor. We are looking forward to an exciting partnership with Qatar Airways and at the same time to our continuing close partnership with the Aspire Academy”.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are very pleased to announce this new partnership, which will see Qatar Airways become the main shirt sponsor of KAS Eupen from the 2019/20 season. We are continually striving to boost our global sporting sponsorship portfolio, and this partnership is just one more example of our dedication to the sports sector and our belief in the power of sport to bring people together. Qatar Airways has strong ties with Belgium operating eight weekly passenger services to Brussels from Doha and 19 weekly all-cargo services to Liège. This partnership demonstrates our long term commitment to further growing and developing our relationship with Belgium.”
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Ms. Salam Al Shawa, said: “We are delighted to add KAS Eupen to our global football sponsorship portfolio. We look forward to working and engaging with the club and its fans to help make a real difference through this exciting new partnership. Sport is a key pillar of the long-term vision of the State of Qatar, and as Qatar’s national carrier, we welcome the opportunity to use sport as a means for youth development here in Qatar and around the world.”