Dubai-based Emirates airline said it will broadcast all World Cup matches live, including the final on December 18, according to a statement.
More than 200 of the airline’s aircraft are equipped with live TV broadcasts featuring dedicated sports channels (Sport 24 and Sport 24 Extra). Before boarding the plane, passengers on Emirates Airlines can watch live matches in dedicated lounges.
kicking off on November 20, @emirates Passengers will be able to watch all FIFA World Cup 2022™ on Sport 24 via Emirates multi award-winning inflight entertainment system (ice), including the highly anticipated final on December 18. pic.twitter.com/0ZBX9LgFR7
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) November 17, 2022
lounges can be usedFly EmiratesFree for First Class and Business Class passengers, as well as for Platinum and Gold members of the Emirates Skywards loyalty program. Silver members can also benefit from complimentary access to the Emirates lounge.
At the same time, economy class passengers can pay for lounge access, according to Gulf Business.
The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup is scheduled to begin on November 20 and run until December 18. The matches will be held in eight stadiums in the capital, Doha.