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Posted On: 24 March 2023 10:43 am
Updated On: 24 March 2023 09:06 pm

Qatar begins to fully manage Doha Flight Information Region of Qatar’s airspace

Leena Chung
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Qatar begins fully manage Doha Flight Information Region of Qatars airspace

The Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) announced that the State of Qatar began, at dawn on Thursday, March 23, 2023, fully managing the Doha Flight Information Region (FIR), in implementation of the decision of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in its first phase.

In a tweet via its official account on Twitter, QCAA said that the first phase of airspace management for the Doha FIR has been fully completed, controlled by Doha from surface level to an unlimited altitude, including over international waters.

QCAA indicated that the historic decision of ICAO of Qatar's obtain the management of its airspace and the establishment of the Doha Flight Information Region (FIR), is the result of the efforts of the Qatari team led by HE Minister of Transport Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, and evidence of the international confidence enjoyed by the civil aviation system in the country

Source: Civil Aviation Authority Qatar Twitter