Saudi Arabia and the UAE have softened air blockade of Qatar

The authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed the airlines of third countries to use its airspace and airports during the flight to Qatar and from it. On Tuesday, June 13, news Agency WAM, citing a statement by the civil aviation authority of the UAE.

A similar decision was earlier taken by the civil aviation authority of Saudi Arabia.

Private and Charter flights, with the exception of those who commit aviation Qatar, may enter the airspace of the UAE on the way to Qatar from the Emirate, provided that a preliminary permission was granted not less than 24 hours.

Supported by an initial ban on all airlines and aircraft registered in Qatar to land at UAE airports and to pass through the airspace of the state. Flight of the airlines from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and other countries to Qatar completely abolished.

5 June Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE announced the rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar. Representatives of the countries accused Doha of destabilizing the political situation in the Arab States, as well as in support of terrorist organizations, including Islamic state and “al-Qaeda” (both group banned in Russia). Later also joined the boycott Yemen, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius, Mauritania, Union of Comoros.