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Oman/UAE: Winners and losers among global and regional airlines
As Qatar Airways manoeuvres to minimise the damage of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) crisis, its two main rivals, Dubai-based Emirates and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, have been struggling to maintain their previously breakneck expansion at a time of slow global economic growth. They will not be helped by the recent partial reinstatement of US President Donald Trump’s travel ban on six counties, ahead of a Supreme Court hearing on the executive order later this year.
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