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Gulf crisis threatens Qatar Airways transit business: analysts

Qatari planes are now using Iran's airspace to get to Europe and skirting the south-eastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula to avoid Saudi territory.


QATAR Airways has made Doha a global hub in just a few years, but barring it from Gulf states' airspace threatens its position as a major transcontinental carrier, experts say.

Along with its Gulf peers - Dubai's Emirates and Abu Dhabi's Etihad - Qatar's national carrier has...

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