U.A.E. DENIES OPENING AIRSPACE TO QATAR FLIGHTS

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Wednesday, denied news reports, that it has opened its airspace for Qatar-registered flights.

In a statement, the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), clarified that, it only allowed Qatar flights to use the airspace, above international waters, and managed by the UAE, and not the UAE airspace.

On the same day, Saudi Arabia also denied news reports that it allows Qatar carriers, to use its airports and airspace.

Saudi civil aviation authority, affirmed that, the boycott of Qatar continues.

It said that, the related news reports were based on some voluntary sites, such as Flightradar24, which provide inaccurate images.

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar in Jun, accusing it of supporting terrorism and interfering in their internal affairs.

Qatar has strongly denied the charges.

As result of the boycott, 18 destinations in the region are out of reach for Qatar Airways, Qatar’s state-owned flag carrier

Source: NAM News Network

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