May 28, 2024

Qatar Airways is airline partner of BWT Alpine F1 Team

Countdown to Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2023 begins

September 10, 2023: Qatar Airways, the 7-time World’s Best Airline, is now the official airline partner of BWT Alpine F1 Team as part of a multi-year agreement and will work together to promote the Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2023.

The partnership comes after the announcement of Qatar Airways’ official airline and global partner with Formula 1 (F1) earlier this year.

The partnership will include specialised branding on the driver helmets and caps for the Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2023 and various events held during the race weekend featuring the BWT Alpine F1 Team and Qatar Airways executives, cabin crew and the public.

The airline’s partnership with BWT Alpine F1 Team showcases the airline’s continued commitment to promoting and expanding motorsport within Qatar and globally.

Promoting Qatar

Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, said: “We are proud to be partnering with the BWT Alpine F1 Team on a multi-year partnership to help us promote the Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2023 and to deliver the best quality experiences for our passengers, customers, and fans who will be attending the Formula 1 race.

“Both of our organisations are committed to precision engineering and excellence to make the greatest technological advancements in our fields and to drive the most environmentally sustainable outcomes for our respective industries. We look forward to hosting the Formula 1 community at the Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2023 and wish the BWT Alpine F1 Team all the best for the remainder of the season.”

David Gendry, Vice President, Alpine Sponsoring, Partnerships and Communications, BWT Alpine F1 Team, said: We are proud to team up with Qatar Airways, an incredible global airline with such high standards.

“Alpine and Qatar Airways share the common objectives of a sustainable future and the use of sustainable fuels, in line with Formula 1’s goal of becoming net zero by 2030. We look forward to a close collaboration representing a unique opportunity for Alpine to strengthen its presence in Qatar further and connect with fans in the region. The team looks forward to visiting Qatar at the beginning of October for the Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2023.”

New F1 livery

The airline unveiled its new Formula 1 livery painted on a specially branded Boeing 777 aircraft to rev up the excitement and reflect its commitment to motorsport enthusiasts worldwide.

In just a few short weeks, motorsport fanatics will have the opportunity to watch their favourite teams, and drivers push their cars to the limit at the Lusail International Circuit when F1 heads back to Qatar for the Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2023 from October 6-8, 2023.

Fans can elevate their race day experience with all-inclusive travel packages, allowing fans worldwide to attend the event and partake in exclusive experiences such as pit lane walks, guided track tours and access to special events with appearances by top F1 drivers. The Ultimate F1 Experience packages include return flights with Qatar Airways, premium hotel options, race tickets and other exciting experiences and benefits.

 Qatar Airways, BWT Alpine F1 Team, and F1 are committed to reducing the environmental impact of their respective industries through responsible practices. As part of the partnership, both entities aim to collaborate on sustainability-focused initiatives to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and strive for a greener future.

About Qatar Airways:

Qatar Airways, as a brand, is committed to supporting global sports, helping fans travel to their favourite events wherever they may be. The national carrier of the State of Qatar is the official airline of Concacaf, the Global Kitesports Association (GKA) Kite World Tour, Paris-Saint Germain (PSG), the Ironman and Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Series, the United Rugby Championship (URC) and European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), and multiple other disciplines including Australian football, basketball, cricket, equestrian, motor racing, squash, and tennis.

The multiple award-winning airline has won the ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for the tenth time at the 2023 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. The airline continues to be synonymous with excellence, taking home Best Airline in the Middle East, World’s Best Business Class Lounge and World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining at the prestigious awards held during the 2023 Paris Air Show. Qatar Airways is an unprecedented seven-time winner of the “World’s Best Airline” voted by Skytrax (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022).

Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 160 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, voted by Skytrax as the ‘World’s Best Airport’ in 2021 and 2022 consecutively. This year, Hamad International Airport has been ranked by Skytrax as the second-best airport in the world and received the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ accolade for the ninth time in a row, as well as ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’.

About BWT Alpine F1 Team:

BWT Alpine F1 Team competes in the FIA Formula One World Championship with race winners Esteban Ocon and Pierre Gasly. The team finished fourth in the 2022 Constructors’ Championship as it continues its quest to reach the pinnacle of Formula 1. Under the guidance of CEO Philippe Krief, Alpine is a French-style sports car brand founded in 1955 by Jean Rédélé.

The Alpine Business Unit was created in 2021. It became the brand dedicated to innovative, authentic, and exclusive sportscars of the Renault Group, benefiting from the heritage and craftsmanship of its historic plant in Dieppe and the engineering mastery from BWT Alpine F1 Team, Alpine Racing and Alpine Cars.

Featured image: A BWT Alpine F1 Team racecar. Image: Qatar Airways

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