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Bayern Munich and Qatar Airways end partnership

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Bayern Munich and Qatar Airways have formally announced an end to their business partnership via a release on

FC Bayern Munich and Qatar Airways have worked together very successfully since 2018. During this period, FC Bayern has won the Champions League and Qatar Airways has been awarded the title of ‘Best Airline in the World’. Both sides have been united by a common understanding of quality, and both sides bring people together.

The contract between FC Bayern and Qatar Airways ends by mutual agreement on 30 June 2023 after five very exciting years together.

The connections that FC Bayern has been able to forge with its fans in the Arab world through Qatar Airways will remain. Both partners have actively promoted an exchange between cultures. It has always been the goal of FC Bayern and Qatar Airways to connect people through football, including women’s football. Trusting, open exchanges have created friendships that will continue.

Bayern Munich chairman of the board Jan-Christian Dreesen issued a brief statement on the news.

“FC Bayern and Qatar Airways have worked together successfully and learned from each other. I would like to thank Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, for this. We wish all employees of Qatar Airways all the best for the future,” said Dreesen.

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