ABU DHABI 6 June 2017: Etihad Airways has announced that it will suspend all flights to and from Qatar until further notice.
According to an Etihad statement, Etihad flights to Doha will operate as scheduled on Monday, but the services will stop from Tuesday, 6th June, until further notice, said Wam.
“The last flight from Abu Dhabi to Doha will depart as EY399 at 02:45 (local time) on 6th June. The last flight from Doha to Abu Dhabi will depart as EY390 at 04:00 (local time) on 6th June. Flights on 5th June will operate as normal,” added the statement.
The statement added that all customers who are booked on Etihad Airways flights to and from Doha are being provided with alternative options, including full refunds on unused tickets and free re-booking to the nearest alternate Etihad Airways destinations.
Emirates suspends flights to and from Qatar
DUBAI: Emirates has announced that it will suspend its flights to and from Doha, starting from the morning of 6th June, until further notice.
In a statement today, the company said, “The last flight from Dubai to Doha will depart as EK847 at 02:30 a.m. on 6th June. The last flight from Doha to Dubai will depart as EK848 at 03:50 a.m. on 6th June.
“Emirates’ flights to and from Doha today (5th June), will operate as normal. Travellers bound for Doha, who are boarding their flight from airports around the Emirates network today (5th June), will be advised to make alternative arrangements.
“All customers booked on Emirates’ flights to and from Doha will be provided with alternative options, including full refunds on unused tickets and free rebooking to the nearest alternate Emirates destinations.”
Flydubai to suspend all flights between Dubai and Doha
DUBAI: Flydubai has announced that that it will suspend all flights to and from Qatar starting for tomorrow.
According to a Flydubai statement, the carrier said that all flights starting Tuesday would be suspended.
“Travellers who have purchased tickets between Dubai and Doha should contact their travel agent, flydubai store in Doha, or through the call centre in Dubai to retrieve ticket value,” added the statement.
Air Arabia to suspend flights to Qatar from Tuesday
SHARJAH: An Air Arabia spokesperson confirmed that flights between UAE and Qatar will be suspended effective June 6th, until further notice.
In a statement, the airline said that Air Arabia passengers who hold existing reservations on Air Arabia flights to Doha beyond the 5th of June will be provided with the option of a full refund, or to be rebooked onto other destinations across Air Arabia’s network.
The last outbound flight from Sharjah to Doha (G9134) will depart today, June 5th at 18:30 (local time), while the last inbound flight from Doha to Sharjah (G9135) will depart today, June 5th at 19:25 (local time). Air Arabia flights between Ras al-Khaimah and Doha will also be suspended starting June 6th, 2017.
“Air Arabia regrets any inconvenience caused by the suspension,” it added.
Saudi calls on all carriers to stop movement of passengers and goods to and from Qatar
RIYADH: The Saudi Public Transport Authority, PTA, has confirmed to all transporters to immediately suspend the movement of passengers and goods by land and sea from and to the State of Qatar, including transit through Saudi territorial land and waters.
The Saudi Press Agency reported that the announcement came in response to the statement issued by the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on severing diplomatic and consular relations with Qatar, the closure of all land, sea and air ports, and the prevention of transit in Saudi territories, airspace and territorial waters
Saudi bans Qatari airlines, aircraft from landing at Saudi airports
RIYADH: The General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca), has issued a decision banning all Qatari airlines and aircraft from landing at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s airports effective immediately, according to the Saudi Press Agency, SPA.
The Gaca has also stopped all private and commercial airlines registered in the Kingdom from operating to Qatar, both direct and non-direct, immediately.
The report said that Gaca has decided to prevent all Qatari airlines and aircraft from crossing Saudi Arabia’s airspace as of 6th June 2017 at 00:01 Coordinated Universal Time, UTC.
According to the press agency, Gaca has said that all airlines and non-registered aircraft in the Kingdom or Qatar wishing to cross the Kingdom’s airspace from the State of Qatar have to contact the authority within one week to determine the necessary procedures for continued operation across Saudi airspace.
Gaca’s circular targets all airlines operating to and from Saudi airports, and is based on the statement issued by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia regarding the severing of diplomatic and consular relations with the State of Qatar.
Saudi Arabian Airlines announces suspension of all flights to and from Qatar
RIYADH, 5th June, 2017 (WAM) — Saudi Arabian Airlines, Saudia, has announced that that it will suspend all flights to and from Qatar.
According to the Saudi Press Agency an airline official said that all flights to and from Qatar have stopped starting from today, adding, “Guests who have pre-confirmed reservations to and from Doha before the announcement of this decision can change their destinations or refund tickets without any additional charges.”
Gulf Air suspends flights to and from Qatar
MANAMA: Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, today announced the suspension of all its flights to and from Qatar, starting today.
The airline said in a statement that it will suspend its multiple daily service between Bahrain and Doha with effect from 23:59 on the 5th June, local Bahrain time, and until further notice, the Bahrain News Agency reported.
Saudi Arabia closes Al Jazeera office
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture and Information has closed Qatari news channel Al Jazeera’s office in Saudi Arabia and withdrawn its licence.
The move comes after the channel promoted the plots of terrorist groups, supported Houthi coup militias in Yemen, and tried to break the Saudi internal ranks by inciting them against the state and harming the sovereignty of the country.
By Eudore R Chand