Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Partner of the United Rugby Championship (URC), concluded its participation in the 2023 season at the URC Grand Final on 27 May, congratulating Ireland based winning team Munster over over DHL Stormers in front of 55,000 fans at DHL Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa.

To celebrate Munster’s win on 29 May, A7-BAC Boeing 777-3DZ(ER) msn 36010 Qatar Airways painted in 25th Anniversary Retro Livery operated a once-off special flight to Dublin on early morning QTR19/20 service, in lieu of Boeing 787-8 aircraft.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “As a proud partner of the United Rugby Championship, we are committed to enhancing the rugby experience for fans worldwide. Rugby is a globally beloved sport, and we are excited to provide more opportunities for fans to witness their favourite teams in action. Our growing partnership with the United Rugby Championship underscores our dedication to promoting the sport and creating unforgettable moments for rugby enthusiasts.”

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