Qatar Aims For More Control Over Airspace

Qatar Airways A350-1000
Credit: Rob Finlayson
Qatar plans to have its own Flight Information Region (FIR) ready to go operational in March 2022, giving the small Gulf nation more autonomy over its airspace. At present, Qatar sits within the Bahrain FIR, although it has its own Terminal Maneuvering Area (TMA) within its neighbor’s FIR. This...
Alan Dron

Based in London, Alan is Europe & Middle East correspondent at Air Transport World.

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