Qatar Airways Sponsors FIA Formula E Championship
Qatar Airways is a proud sponsor of the increasingly popular ABB FIA Formula E Championship and recently where they were the official airline partner and title sponsor of 2018 Qatar Airways Paris E-Prix. The race which was last week was held around the architectural complex of Les Invalides in the French capital.
Qatar Airways has demonstrated their commitment to environmentally friendly initiatives by further enhancing their highly-successful sponsorship of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship electric street racing series earlier this year.
Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive His Excellency said about the sponsorship agreement, “We are delighted to be the official sponsor of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and to have once again taken part in this exciting event in Paris. Formula E was a natural choice when choosing an environmentally friendly sporting partnership for Qatar Airways. Formula E is innovative, bold and smart in its approach, concepts mirrored at Qatar Airways through our young and modern fleet, which is widely regarded as one of the most energy-efficient in the sky.”
He further added, “France is an important market commercially for Qatar Airways, which operates three daily services to Paris.”
The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is the world’s first fully-electric international single-seater category in Motorsport and is becoming more and more popular each year with some major manufacturers now joining the series such as Porsche.
The series brings an exciting wheel-to-wheel action to some of the major cities in throughout the world including New York, Hong Kong, Paris and Rome.
The airline will be the title sponsor of the next race in New York on the 14th & 15th of July which will be held at Red Hook in Brooklyn. They also have the privilege of being the Official Airline Partner of the Berlin race on the 19th May.