Posted on November 21, 2019

Qatar Airways is proud to sponsor the final match of Liga MX, the Mexican League, between CF Monterrey and Atlas at Monterrey’s home stadium, Estadio BBVA Bancomer, in Guadalupe, Mexico on 23 November 2019, marking the last week of the Torneo Apertura half of the season.

Liga MX, the Mexican Primera División is the highest level of Mexican football and consists of 19 clubs. The season has two halves: Apertura, which starts in the summer, and Clausura, which resumes in the winter. CF Monterrey secured their FIFA Club World Cup spot as winner of the 2019 CONCACAF Champions League in May 2019. Los Rayados will kick-off their fourth FIFA Club World Cup campaign against the winner of the competition's opening match between New Caledonia’s Hienghene Sport and local Qatar All Stars League side Al Sadd Sport Club.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are delighted to sponsor the final match of Liga MX between CF Monterrey and Atlas FC and also look forward to welcoming Monterrey in Qatar when they participate in the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ here in Doha. As an award-winning airline, we firmly believe in the power of sport to unite people, and we look forward to bringing thousands of passionate fans together in Qatar to enjoy world-class football and discover what Qatar has to offer this winter.”

“The FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ will give everyone an exciting glimpse into the biggest event in world football, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, taking place in exactly three years’ time, in the hospitable nation of Qatar.” Qatar Airways, as ‘Official Airline Partner’ of the FIFA Club World Cup™ invites all football enthusiasts to book flights to see the stars of world football in action at the FIFA Club World Cup™, taking place across three stadiums in Doha, Qatar between 11 and 21 December 2019.

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) this week launched Qatar Live – a series of music concerts and festivals taking place in Doha from 4 to 20 December. Global superstar Katy Perry, legendary band Maroon 5 and international Latin music star Maluma feature among seven scheduled concerts. Tickets for all events can be purchased at From now until 21 December, Qatar Airways is offering special offers on Economy and Business Class flights for global passengers visiting Doha. To learn more about Qatar Airways’ special offers, visit

Qatar Airways holds an extensive global sports portfolio, sponsoring top-level sporting events and some of the biggest football clubs around the world including AS Roma, Boca Juniors and Bayern Munich. As official FIFA partner, Qatar Airways sponsors the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, reflecting the values of sport as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s brand message - Going Places Together. Qatar Airways was recently named ‘Airline of the Year’ for the fifth time by the 2019 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Best Business Class Seat’, and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’.

Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), to more than 160 destinations worldwide. The world’s fastest-growing airline has added several exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; and Mogadishu, Somalia; and Langkawi, Malaysia. The airline will add Gaborone, Botswana in 2019 to its extensive route network along with Luanda, Angola; and Osaka, Japan, in 2020.