BUSINESS | Qatar Airways Seeks $5 Billion Compensation From Arab Bloc Over Airspace Ban

DUBAI – Qatar Airways is seeking at least $5 billion in compensation from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain for blocking it from their airspace, the state-owned carrier said on Wednesday. The airline has been banned from the airspace of the four countries since June 2017 when they cut ties with Qatar … More BUSINESS | Qatar Airways Seeks $5 Billion Compensation From Arab Bloc Over Airspace Ban

BUSINESS | Emirates, Etihad Extend Temporary Salary Cuts To September

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Gulf carriers Emirates and Etihad Airways are extending the period of reduced pay for their staff until September as they try to preserve cash during the global coronavirus pandemic. The aviation industry has been among the worst hit by the outbreak, which has dented travel demand and forced major airlines … More BUSINESS | Emirates, Etihad Extend Temporary Salary Cuts To September

BUSINESS NEWS | Qatar Airways Planning Substantial Job Cuts – Company Notice

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Qatar Airways is planning to cut a significant amount of jobs due to the coronavirus disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and told cabin crew to prepare for redundancies, according to a company notice seen by Reuters. The notice did not say how many jobs would be cut. A Qatar … More BUSINESS NEWS | Qatar Airways Planning Substantial Job Cuts – Company Notice

BUSINESS | Emirates Asks Pilots And Cabin Crew To Take Unpaid Leave

DUBAI – Emirates is asking pilots and cabin crew to take unpaid leave and rival Qatar Airways laid off about 200 staff in Doha this week as the coronavirus outbreak hammers demand for travel. The state-owned airlines have slashed dozen of routes crucial to their Gulf hubs dependent on millions of passengers passing through each … More BUSINESS | Emirates Asks Pilots And Cabin Crew To Take Unpaid Leave