Qatari Authorities Have Not Allowed Saudi Arabian Airlines' Planes to Land to Transport Qatari Pilgrims

Sunday 1438/11/28 - 2017/08/20
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Jeddah, Dhu-AlQa'dah 28, 1438, Aug 20, 2017, SPA -- Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines Eng. Saleh Al-Jasser has said the Saudi Arabian Airlines has so far been unable to schedule its flights to transport Qatari pilgrims from Hamad International Airport in Doha due to lack of permission from Qatari authorities.
He also said that Qatari authorities have not allowed Saudi Arabian Airlines' planes to land despite days having passed since the request began.
Saudi Airlines had asked Qatari authorities for permission for their trips to transport Qatari pilgrims, which were scheduled after the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The directives where taken after the mediation of Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani.
--SPA
18:52 LOCAL TIME 15:52 GMT