Etihad suspends all Doha flights

Move comes after UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar

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Etihad Airways has confirmed it will suspend all Doha flights from tomorrow morning.

The announcement comes after the UAE, along with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt, cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over its relationship with Iran and its support of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Included in the measures announced this morning is a suspension of air travel to and from Qatar.

In a statement to Arabian Business, Etihad Airways said it would suspend its flights to and from Doha from tomorrow morning “until further notice”.

A spokesperson said the last flight from Abu Dhabi to Doha will depart as EY399 at 02:45 (local time) on 6 June, and the the last flight from Doha to Abu Dhabi will depart as EY390 at 04:00 (local time) on 6 June.

All Etihad flights today (June 5) will operate as normal, the spokesperson added.

“All customers who are booked on Etihad Airways flights to and from Doha are being provided with alternative options, including full refunds on unused tickets and free rebooking to the nearest alternate Etihad Airways destinations,” the spokesperson said.

“Etihad Airways regrets any inconvenience caused as a result of the suspension.”

Detailed information is available by calling the Etihad Airways Contact Centre on +971 (0) 2599 0000, or by visiting‎ www.etihad.com.

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