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Emirati, Egyptian Airlines Suspend Flights to Qatar Amid Diplomatic Row

Emirati, Egyptian Airlines Suspend Flights to Qatar Amid Diplomatic Row

TEHRAN (FNA)- Egypt’s EgyptAir flag-carrier joined three Emirati airlines — Etihad, Emirates and FlyDubai — in suspending flights to the capital of Qatar after their countries cut off diplomatic ties with Doha.
“EgyptAir announced a delay in the flight to Doha before a final decision on air communication between Cairo and the capital of Qatar,” the company said as quoted by the El-Fagr newspaper.
The airline added that the decision was made “after the break on Monday by Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain’s diplomatic relations with Doha.”
The UAE’s Etihad, Emirates and FlyDubai airlines have also announced their decision to suspend flights to and from Qatar earlier in the day.
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