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Gulf rift hits Qatar’s air traffic

A Saudi-led group of Arab countries is refusing to let Qatar Airways’ planes fly through their airspace. This has affected air traffic in and out of Doha.

A Saudi-led group of Arab countries is refusing to let Qatar Airways’ planes fly through their airspace.

This has affected air traffic in and out of Doha.

Aviation experts say the air traffic in and out of the Qatari capital’s Hamad International Airport has probably fallen by at least 25 percent since a regional crisis began on June 5.

Al Jazeera’s Rosalind Jordan reports from Doha.

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