NEW YORK The backlash towards the tough removal of a United Airlines (UAL.N) passenger to make room on a crowded flight has opened a divide in the U.S. industry over how one can manage flight overbooking, with some renouncing the follow and others offering richer incentives to give up seats.
OPSGROUP, an industry flight operations service, mentioned it had advised airways of a collection of restrictions on Qatari nationals, including a ban on transit by means of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. She gave no further particulars. Passengers on social media reported long delays and flights by the IAG-owned airline being held on runways, at first of a protracted holiday weekend in Britain.
Emirates and Etihad Airways haven’t responded to multiple requests for comment about whether or not Qataris can be allowed to board flights taking off from or touchdown of their respective hubs in Dubai … Read more