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    Qatari fighter jets intercepted UAE civil aircraft during regular flight to Manama

    A national carrier aircraft was intercepted by Qatari fighter jets during a routine trip to Al Manama, according to the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).
    The authority said that it received a complaint today from the national carrier, and described the act as a flagrant and dangerous threat to the safety of civil aviation, as well as a blatant violation of international laws and agreements.
    The authority pointed out that the flight was a routine scheduled flight, and that its route is well known and complies with international norms concerning approvals and permits.
    The GCAA stressed that the UAE rejects this threat to the safety civil aviation movement, and will take all necessary legal measures to ensure the safety and safety of civil aviation movement.


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