QUIZ: World Cup football flights

With the World Cup about to kick off in Qatar, national teams from around the globe have jetted to the Middle East. From VIP jets to special charters, in this special edition of our weekly quiz, we're testing your knowledge of how the international squads have reached Doha. Good luck!

Question 1 of 10

1. Lufthansa carried the German squad onboard this special 'Fanhansa' jet. What aircraft type is it? 

Credit: Lufthansa

 

Airbus A330-200
Airbus A330-300
Airbus A340-600
Airbus A350-900

Question 2 of 10

2. Which airport did the English national team depart from?

Heathrow
Stansted
Birmingham
East Midlands

Question 3 of 10

3. What aircraft took the squad from England to Qatar?

Virgin Atlantic A350-1000
Virgin Atlantic 787-9
British Airways 787-10
Titan Airways A321LR

Question 4 of 10

4. F-HNCO flew the French national team from Paris to Doha. Which firm operates the aircraft?

French Bee
Air France
La Compagnie
Corsair International

Question 5 of 10

5. What is notable about this Argentina-liveried jet?

 

Argentina

It is operated by flydubai
It's Aerolíneas Argentinas newest aircraft
It is registered in Brazil
It has a rival team's livery on the opposite side

Question 6 of 10

6. Which airline put on a special charter to fly the Welsh squad from Cardiff to Doha?

TUI
British Airways
Virgin Atlantic
Qatar Airways

Question 7 of 10

7. CN-RGC, a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, transported which national team to the tournament?

Costa Rica
Morocco
Croatia
Ghana

Question 8 of 10

8. The Polish team travelled onboard PLF110 – the country’s official government jet (pictured). What type is it?

Poland

 

Boeing 737-400
Boeing 737-700
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737 MAX 8

Question 9 of 10

9. Operating as a special charter to Bahrain, which airline carried their national team on Flight JU9070?

Croatia Airlines
Air Serbia
Edelweiss
Alas Uruguay

Question 10 of 10

10. The Portuguese national team travelled in style onboard this VIP-configuration aircraft. What type is it?

AirCharterX

Airbus A340-300
Airbus A340-400
Airbus A340-500
Airbus A340-600

You got correct!

Oh dear, that was a proper thrashing. Hope your team is more lucky in the tournament!

You got correct!

Oh dear, that was a proper thrashing. Hope your team is more lucky in the tournament!

You got correct!

A fair result, but not a convincing victory. Hope your team is more lucky in the tournament!

You got correct!

Impressive stuff - here's hoping your team is as lucky in the tournament!

Photo credits: Lufthansa, flydubai, @LaczyNasPilka/Twitter, AviationImageNetwork/Bailey