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Qatar Airways sues Saudi Arabia, UAE, others over airspace closure

Qatar's flagship airline is seeking billions in damages from the 2017 diplomatic crisis.

Qatar Airways is suing its neighbors in the Gulf over the closure of their airspaces to the Doha-based airline.

The head of the group that owns Qatar’s flagship carrier said the closure by Saudi Arabia and its allies during the 2017 Qatar diplomatic crisis violated international aviation norms and caused unlawful damages.

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