Asia Pacific Feb 27, 2019

Commercial flights to and from Pakistan, India disrupted as tensions rise

Several airlines, including Emirates and Qatar Airways, suspended flights to Pakistan on Wednesday after the South Asian nation closed its airspace following heightened tensions with neighboring India. Etihad, flydubai, Gulf Air and SriLankan Airlines also suspended services to the country and flight tracking portals showed ...

Saudi Arabia closes Qatar Airways offices, revokes licenses

Business Jun 7, 2017

Saudi Arabia closes Qatar Airways offices, revokes licenses

Saudi Arabia aviation authorities on Tuesday ordered the closure of Qatar Airways offices and revoked its licenses, just a day after the government severed diplomatic ties with the tiny gas-rich emirate it accuses of supporting terrorism and Iran. The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported that ...

World Feb 18, 2015

Morocco suspends Libya flights, closes airspace to Libyan planes

Morocco has suspended all flights between Moroccan cities and Libya and closed its airspace to Libyan airplanes because of security concerns, the Moroccan government said on Monday. Morocco's Royal Air Maroc had already suspended its flights to Libya in July when Libyan factions started to ...