7 countries cut ties with Qatar, flights affected
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As of this morning, seven countries in and near the Middle East have cut ties with Qatar: the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, and the Maldives. The first several nations announced their diplomatic decision this morning, with Libya and the Maldives following suit shortly thereafter.
How you could be affected
While the situation is still developing, we do know that there are quite a few flights that will be affected by this move. Several carriers are already moving to a full stop of flights.
Qatar Airways has already suspended flights to their nine destinations in Saudi Arabia. Saudia has likewise canceled all flights to Qatar starting Monday.
Etihad and Emirates are suspending flights to and from Doha starting Tuesday, June 6….