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Grounding of Qatar Airways set to hurt Emirates, Etihad too

All 3 stand to lose point-to-point passengers and being cut off from markets that connect flights around the world

Passengers with confirmed tickets for travel on Qatar Airways between now and July 6 are being offered refunds.


QATAR Airways faces ongoing turbulence as the Gulf row intensifies, which if prolonged could make all the Gulf carriers a less appealing choice for travellers.

In a surprise move, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain revoked the Doha-based airline's licences on Tuesday, giving it 48...