Premier Padel and Qatar Airways Announce Multi-Year Partnership

June 14, 2024

Doha, Qatar – Qatar Airways and Premier Padel, the world’s leading professional padel tour, have announced a groundbreaking partnership. This multi-year collaboration positions Qatar Airways as Premier Padel’s official airline partner and title sponsor.

Introducing the Qatar Airways Premier Padel Tour

Premier Padel and Qatar Airways
Photo courtesy of Premier Padel

In a significant rebranding effort, the tour will now be known as the ‘Qatar Airways Premier Padel Tour’. The highlight of the tour, the finals in December in Barcelona, will be renamed the ‘Qatar Airways Premier Padel Finals’.

A Shared Vision for Global Growth

Both these companies are committed to fostering the global growth of padel. The 2024 season will feature 25 tournaments across 18 countries, aiming to enhance the experience for players and fans alike with tailored travel solutions.

Qatar Airways, with its extensive network of over 170 destinations and the award-winning Hamad International Airport, will connect fans, athletes, and officials from around the world, making travel seamless and enjoyable.

Leaders Speak on the Partnership

Qatar Airways Group CEO, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, stated, “Padel is thriving with ever-increasing participation around the world. Our global network will serve as the perfect way to connect fans, players, and officials on this 25-destination tour. As the Official Title Partner and Official Airline Partner of the Qatar Airways Premier Padel Tour, we look forward to playing our role in accelerating the popularity and growth of padel. The sport exemplifies the diversity of our portfolio as we continue to extend our passion for bringing people together through sport.”

Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Chairman of Premier Padel, added, “We are delighted to welcome Qatar Airways – the best airline in the world and one of the world’s leading global brands – as the new title sponsor of Premier Padel. We are entering a fantastic new era for the sport and our collaboration with Qatar Airways will deliver exceptional experiences for players and fans, as well as global visibility for the tour. We are committed to the growth of padel all around the world and this latest partnership shows the commercial and sporting appeal of Premier Padel, together with our desire to take the tour – and the sport – to the next and highest level.”

Expanding Presence in Key Markets

The companies plan to strengthen their partnership by expanding the airline’s presence in key markets such as France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.

Premier Padel is dedicated to bringing together the world’s top players and introducing them to new audiences and countries. By partnering with Qatar Airways, Red Bull, Wilson, MejorSet, and Mondo, Premier Padel aims to elevate the sport’s reach and provide unique, cross-industry experiences for fans and players.


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