Qantas to uphold Qatar ban and offer alternative routes or refunds to affected travellers

    Qantas announced it will uphold bans set by several Middle Eastern countries who have cut ties with Qatar by not allowing Qatari nationals to board services passing through select airports (Reuters, 07-Jun-2017). Speaking at the IATA AGM in Cancun, Qantas International chief executive Gareth Evans stated affected travellers will be offered alternative routes or refunds.