Phil. Embassy of Doha Issues Advisory on Severance of Diplomatic Ties by KSA, UAE and Bahrain

The Philippine Embassy of Doha has issued a statement informing everyone to keep calm and exercise prudence in line with the recent severance of diplomatic ties by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain with Qatar.

Due to the cutting of ties, several airline companies in the region including Etihad Airways and Emirates airlines have suspended flights to and from Doha. Travelers are advised of checking with their travel agents/companies to have updated status and workarounds on travel plans.

Etihad Airways, Emirates & Other Regional Airlines Suspends Flights to and From Doha

Please see the full advisory statement below:

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Advisory from Philippine Embassy of Doha

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Kingdom of Bahrain announced the severance of diplomatic ties with the State of Qatar. This was followed by similar statements of diplomatic withdrawal by Egypt, Yemen, Libya and Maldives. As a result, Etihad Airways, Emirates Airlines, and other regional carriers have suspended flights to and from Doha. In view of these developments, Filipino travelers are advised to consult their travel agents to ensure unhampered travel arrangements. The Philippine Embassy in Doha calls on all Filipinos in Qatar to remain calm and exercise prudence as we all closely monitor the situations.

For reference, followring are the Philippine Embassy’s contact details:

Trunkline: +974 4483 1585
ATN hotline: +971 6644 6303