DOHA, Qatar, Qatar Airways is sponsoring the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Ireland, at the Stena Line Dublin Horse Show, as the Official Airline Partner for the second consecutive year.
The event, taking place from Aug 8-12, welcomes more than 100,000 local and international visitors, to see the world's finest horses and international show jumpers from around the world.
The Stena Line Dublin Horse Show, one of Ireland's most prestigious sporting events and a celebration embedded in the Irish culture, also celebrates its 145th show this summer.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar al Baker said, "Qatar Airways is delighted to partner once again, with one of the most prestigious international equestrian events in the world, the Dublin Horse Show. As the national carrier of Qatar, we are pleased to celebrate the love of horses that both Qatar and Ireland share. Our sponsorship of this event celebrates this common affinity, as well as our first anniversary of direct service between Doha and Dublin.
"This partnership also demonstrates the strength of our commitment to Ireland, a destination always popular with Qatar Airways customers. We look forward to bringing even more travellers to the Emerald Isle."
Chief Executive Officer, Michael Duffy said, "The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Ireland has for generations been a key calendar event in Irish sporting and social circles. It serves as the pinnacle event for the Irish sport horse community and is considered to be one of the best equestrian events in the world."
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK