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Emirates suspend flights to and from Qatar amid diplomatic dispute

Emirates and Etihad to suspend flights to and from Qatar amid diplomatic dispute
Etihad Airways and Emirates will suspend all flights to and from Qatar starting on Tuesday as the GCC diplomatic row with Qatar escalates, a statement from Fly Dubai said on Monday. 

UAE cut ties with Qatar, following Saudi Arabia sealing its borders to Qatar.

While all Etihad and Emirates flights to Doha - from Abu Dhabi and Dubai respectively - will operate as scheduled on Monday, the services will stop from Tuesday, June 6, until further notice, according to the airlines.

Fly Dubai also said that its flights would be suspended from Tuesday.

The last Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi to Doha will depart at 2:45am on Tuesday.

The last Etihad flight from Doha to Abu Dhabi will depart at 4am on Tuesday. The last Emirates flight from Dubai to Doha will depart at 2:30am on Tuesday while the last Emirates flight from Doha to Dubai will depart at 3:50am on Tuesday.

Both Etihad and Emirates said that customers who are booked on flights to and from Doha will be provided with alternative options, including full refunds on unused tickets and free rebooking to the nearest alternate destinations.

Etihad operates four return flights a day between Abu Dhabi and Doha. Emirates operates seven return flights a day between Dubai and Doha, while flydubai operates up to six return flights a day between the two cities.
Last Modified: Monday، 05 June 2017 02:25 PM
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