Qatar Airways sponsors England indoor championship
01 Feb 2006 09:13
England Hockey: Qatar Airways has been announced as the title sponsor of this year’s National Indoor Hockey Championships at the NIA Birmingham on Sunday, 5 February.
Qatar Airways is the national carrier of the Arabian Gulf State of Qatar and is one of the world’s fastest growing airlines. It has a route network of 69 destinations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, the Indian subcontinent and the Far East. In the UK, Qatar Airways serve Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester.
The National Indoor Hockey Championships will be televised live on Sky TV where Qatar Airways have built awareness from their sponsorship of the weather forecasts.
“I am delighted that such a world class prestigious company has acknowledged that England Hockey is an appropriate marketing partner for them,” Barry Snellgrove, Marketing Director of England Hockey, said.
“Qatar Airways, the award winning airline, is pleased to support the National Indoor Hockey Championships. We are looking forward to what is, once again, guaranteed to be the most important event of the hockey year,” Peter Spencer, Senior Commercial Manager of Qatar Airways, said.