Civil Aviation Authority: allocation of emergency air corridors as part of closure procedures for Qatari aircraft

Sunday 1438/11/7 - 2017/07/30
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Jeddah, Dhu-AlQa'dah 07, 1438, July 30, 2017, SPA -- The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GCAA) has announced the allocation of emergency air traffic corridors by anti-terrorism countries after approval by civil aviation authorities in the United Arab Emirates, the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kingdom of Bahrain for use by Qatari companies as applicable in cases of closure of regional airspaces.
In a statement today, the GCAA said, "This procedure confirms our commitment to the safety of international air navigation..."
All these corridors have been coordinated with neighboring countries under the umbrella of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as part of the Air Navigation Safety Support Program.
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22:33 LOCAL TIME 19:33 GMT