The announcement early Monday morning that Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, and soon followed by the Maldives, Yemen and Libya severing ties with Qatar caused panic among those travelling between the country in the coming weeks and months.
Etihad, Emirates, Fly Dubai, Air Arabia, Gulf Air and Egypt Air have suspended flights, most effective from tomorrow June 6.
Throughout the day a question loomed over Qatar Airways who failed to make an official announcement. However late this afternoon the airline announced a suspension of flights to Saudi, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt from June 6 until further notice. Full details here.
Airlines halting ✈️ to #Qatar :
— Joyce Karam (@Joyce_Karam) June 5, 2017
Emirates airlines suspended flights affective from June 6
From 6 June, Emirates is suspending flights to and from Doha. Affected customers should visit https://t.co/p9w3QNe00D for more information.
— Emirates Airline (@emirates) June 5, 2017
Etihad suspended from June 6
From 6 Jun, we will suspend all flights to and from Doha until further notice. For more info visit: https://t.co/4WHx54xHR0
— Etihad Airways (@EtihadAirways) June 5, 2017
Fly Dubai halted flights from tomorrow June 6 also
— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) June 5, 2017
Air Arabia flights between Rak, Sharjah to Doha are suspended starting tomorrow
Starting June 6, Air Arabia flights between Sharjah, RAK & Doha will be suspended until further notice. For info: https://t.co/EpIshm2qpk
— Air Arabia (@airarabiagroup) June 5, 2017
Gulf Air announced this afternoon they were suspending all flights
— Gulf Air (@GulfAir) June 5, 2017
Egypt Air has also closed it’s airspace to Qatar aircraft
— EHA News (@eha_news) June 5, 2017