Category: airspace

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Qatar denies recent UAE accusations of airspace violations

Qatar has denied accusations of intercepting two of the United Arab Emirates’ passenger flights, the third such incident over airspace since the blockade on Doha began last summer. The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority said on Monday that two Qatari fighter jets had “dangerously approached” two UAE-registered commercial aircrafts while flying over Bahraini airspace, and…

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First India-Israel flight over Saudi airspace angers El Al

As Saudi Arabia opens its airspace for the first time to a commercial flight to Israel, Israel’s national carrier will take its own fight for access to Saudi airspace to the Supreme Court in Israel, according to officials. India’s national carrier Air India is now reportedly offering three direct flights a week between New Delhi…

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Qatar informs UN of more UAE, Bahrain airspace violations

Qatar has informed the United Nations Security Council of yet more airspace violations committed by aircraft of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, the third such violation in four months. In a letter sent the UNSC on Friday, Qatari authorities said a Bahraini military aircraft overflew the exclusive economic zone of Qatar on February 28.…

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Qatar files complaint to UNSC as UAE violates airspace

Qatar has complained to the United Nations Security Council after the United Arab Emirates violated its airspace. In a letter to the secretary-general of the United Nations, the Qatari delegation said a UAE fighter jet entering Qatar’s airspace was a flagrant violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity. The letter also stated that the violation was…