Doha: Qatar Airways in a message posted on their social media page said that their flight operation is going on normal except to the four countries – Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt – which has banned the airline from their country.
“Qatar Airways operations are running as normal with no disruptions to flights with the exception of the four countries Qatar Airways has been restricted to fly to,” the airline posted on twitter.
To help stranded passengers in Saudi Arabia Qatar Airways has arranged for three charter flights.
“In response to these restrictions Qatar Airways has arranged for three charter flights departing Jeddah today at 16:00, 22:00 and 23:00 local time to Muscat in order to assist all Qatar Airways passengers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We encourage all Qatari Passengers stranded to make their way to King Abdulaziz International Airport to avail of these three flights today, Tuesday June 6,” the airline said in its statement.
A connecting Qatar Airways flight will then transport passengers onwards from Muscat, Oman, to Doha, Qatar.
Flight details are:
WY3502 departing Jeddah 16:00 local time (13:00 UTC 6th June)
WY3506 departing Jeddah 22:00 local time (19:00 UTC 6th June)
WY3504 departing Jeddah 23:00 local time (20:00 UTC 6th June)
Passengers are advised to report directly to King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, three hours prior to the flight times above in order to be registered and accepted on to the flight.
UAE & Bahrain
Meanwhile, Qatar embassy in Manama has asked Qatari citizens wishing to leave Manama to Doha to approach Dada Bye agency to coordinate their travel on Kuwait Airways or Oman Air.
And the embassy in UAE told citizens to use Kuwait Airways or Oman Air to leave UAE and reach Qatar. First Oman Air leaves Abu Dhabi at 4:40pm and later at 9:45pm. Kuwait Airways leaves Abu Dhabi at 9:45pm.