Qatar’s lucky draw on Facebook


DOHA, 30 November 2017: Qatar Airways has launched a social media competition with a top prize of two  business class tickets to any destination in its network, to help celebrate the final draw for the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The draw takes place 1 December, at the State Kremlin Palace in the heart of Moscow, Russia.

The competition kicks off a series of activities planned by the airline over the coming months in the run-up to the start of next summer’s 2018 FIFA World Cup across Russia.

The tournament will be watched by billions of football fans around the world as the top teams compete from 14 June to 15 July, 2018, in 11 Russian host cities.

Football fans can join in the fun of the final draw on social media by competing for two business class tickets to any Qatar Airways destination worldwide.

By clicking on a special link on Qatar Airways’ Facebook page, fans will be asked to predict the four teams in each of the eight groups using the 32 qualified teams. The lucky winner will be chosen from the correct guesses  or those that are the closest to the draw results in Moscow 1 December.

Further cementing the strong ties between Russia and Qatar, Qatar Airways will also launch its new daily service to the cultural capital of Russia, St. Petersburg, doubling the Russian routes operated by the five-star carrier. The new daily flights, which start 19 December 2017.

Qatar’s national carrier flies to 150 business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.