General Authority of Civil Aviation cancels all licenses granted to Qatar Airways and closes its offices in the Kingdom

Tuesday 1438/9/11 - 2017/06/06
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Riyadh, 11 Ramadan,1438 AH, 06 June,2017 , SPA -- The General Authority of Civil Aviation has decided to cancel all licenses granted to Qatar Airways, close all its offices in the Kingdom within 48 hours from the date of the announcement and withdraw the licenses granted by the Authority to all Qatar Airways employees.
The Authority has called on all passengers who have purchased tickets to and from Qatar to communicate with the airlines or travel agents through the website to regain tickets or compensation.
The decision comes on the basis of a statement issued by the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the severing of diplomatic and consular relations with the State of Qatar and in reference to a circular issued by the General Authority of Civil Aviation on Monday banning all Qatari airlines and aircraft from landing at Kingdom's airports or crossing its airspace.
--SPA
13:17 LOCAL TIME 10:17 GMT