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Qatar Airways Introduces Entertaining Preflight Safety Video Featuring World Famous Footballers

Updated: Jun 18, 2020

If you want to enjoy a little preflight entertainment, look at Qatar Airways' new safety video featuring past and present football legends including Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr, FC Bayern star Robert Lewandowski and AS Roma legend Cafu.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - Courtesy Boeing

On Thursday, Qatar Airways debuted a new preflight safety video that is sure to lighten the mood of travelers prior to takeoff. The new onboard safety video will be rolled out by the end of the year and features past and present football stars who perform the safety demonstration. The video stars Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr, FC Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski and AS Roma legend Cafu, among others. Designed for Qatar Airways’ global family audience, the six minute video is directed by Peter Lydon who co-wrote the script with the creative agency 180 Kingsday. In Thursday’s announcement, Qatar Airways’ SVP – Marketing & Corporate Communications, Ms. Salam Al Shawa said,

“At Qatar Airways, safety is priority one and we want to ensure everyone, including our most frequent travelers, watches our safety briefings. The wonderfully creative concept from180 Kingsday will capture our passengers’ attention whilst providing a fun light-hearted video to get the in-flight entertainment underway. The level of quality and attention to detail in the video is paramount and I am sure the content will both inform and amuse our global passengers of all ages.”

Qatar Airways sponsors high level sporting events and leading football clubs including AS Roma, Boca Juniors, and FC Bayern Munich. The airline is also a FIFA partner and sponsor of the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 and FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Qatar Airways is the award-winning national airline of the State of Qatar offering service to over 160 destinations with a modern fleet of 250 aircraft from its hub at Hamid International Airport (DOH) in Doha, Qatar.

Source: Qatar Airways


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