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Qatar’s aviation industry growth unaffected buy airspace curbs

Qatar’s aviation industry growth unaffected buy airspace curbs

Two years ago this week, a Saudi-led unjust blockade against Qatar prohibited all Qatari-registered jets from entering Saudi, UAE, Bahrain & Egypt airspace.

Qatar informs UN of airspace violation by Bahrain aircraft

Qatar informs UN of airspace violation by Bahrain aircraft

Qatar has informed the United Nations Security Council and the UN Secretary-General about a violation of Qatari airspace by a Bahrain Air Force aircraft on December 27, 2018.

How airspace is distributed in the Gulf

How airspace is distributed in the Gulf

Back in June 2017, a Saudi-led unjust blockade on the State of Qatar pushed the distribution of airspace in the Gulf into the spotlight. Blockading states — the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and also Egypt ...

Belgian airspace reopened after flight data issue disrupts travel

Belgian airspace reopened after flight data issue disrupts travel

Brussels Airport advised travellers to check the status of their flights after what it said was an "exceptional situation".

Singapore to restrict airspace during US-N Korea summit

Singapore to restrict airspace during US-N Korea summit

Singapore airspace will be restricted during the planned US-N.Korea summit next week, according to a notice to airmen posted by aviation authorities on Wednesday ...

US jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

US jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

The long-range Tupolev Tu-95 bombers were "intercepted and visually identified" on Friday morning by a pair of F-22 Raptors as the Russian aircraft flew just north of Alaska's Aleutian islands.

Qatar authority denies intercepting UAE planes

Qatar authority denies intercepting UAE planes

QCAA also pointed out that civil aviation affairs in Bahrain have continued to ignore the notifications of Qatar regarding the aircraft that are not subject to the Chicago Convention.

Experts doubt Emirati claim Qatar intercepted aircraft

Experts doubt Emirati claim Qatar intercepted aircraft

Qatar strongly rejected the claims, describing them as a "systematic attack" by the UAE to draw attention away from its own violations of Qatari airspace.

Qatar Airways to fly to Erbil 'as long as airspace open'

Qatar Airways to fly to Erbil 'as long as airspace open'

Qatar Airways will continue flying to Erbil in Kurdish northern Iraq as long as its airspace remains open, the carrier's chief executive said on Wednesday.

Israeli airstrike hits Syria target linked to chemical weapons

Israeli airstrike hits Syria target linked to chemical weapons

The Syrian army statement said the airstrike killed two people and caused material damage near the town of Masyaf and warned against the "dangerous repercussions of this aggressive action to the security and stability of the region".

ICAO must demand 'unconditional opening of airspace'

ICAO must demand 'unconditional opening of airspace'

The International Civil Aviation Organisation must demand from the blockading countries the “unconditional opening of their airspace and not in bits and pieces,” Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker said.

Gulf diplomatic crisis splits families, dashes dreams

Gulf diplomatic crisis splits families, dashes dreams

For Qataris affected by the diplomatic crisis, the reality of politics is stark: families divided, assets frozen and dreams put on hold.