Qatar Airways arranges charter flights for stranded passengers

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Rumana Shaikh

After Qatar's diplomatic fallout that started yesterday, Qatar Airways has been restricted in terms of flights to some of the GCC countries. In light of this development, they have released a statement from a spokesperson saying that their other flight operations will continue as normal with the exception of the four countries (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt) that they have been restriced from flying to. They have also arranged for three charter flights departing from Jeddah in order to assist stranded passengers. 

Read the entire statement from their spokesperson below:

"Qatar Airways operations are running as normal with no disruptions to flights with the exception of those to the four countries Qatar Airways has been restricted to fly to. In response to these restrictions Qatar Airways has arranged for three charter flights departing to Jeddah today at 16:00, 22:00, and23:00 local time, to Muscat in order to assist all Qatar Airways passengers in their Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We encourage all Qatari passengers stranded to make their way to King Abdulaziz International Airport to avail of these flights today, Tuesday 6th June. Full details of these charter flights are available on Qatar Airways Travel Alert page. All effected passengers in Doha on route to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been assisted with alternative onward travel arrangements. 

At Qatar Airways, our passengers remain our utmost priority and we will continue to ensure they have a seamless journey to their final destinations."