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Qatar Airways set to be biggest casualty in Gulf diplomatic rift

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 05:50

Some 30 per cent of Qatar Airways' revenue could be affected following the move by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE to suspend ties with Qatar, aviation analysts at Frost & Sullivan estimate.


QATAR'S state airline is set to become the biggest loser from the diplomatic breakdown in the Persian Gulf - with competitors in Dubai and Abu Dhabi also set to suffer.

Some 76 daily flights are likely to be grounded, of which 52 are operated by Qatar Airways, after Saudi

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