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Saudi Arabia state airline cancels flights to Canada amid growing disputeSaudi Arabia's state airline will suspend all flights to and from Toronto starting next week, amid a intensifying diplomatic row between the two countries following Canada's refusal to back down from comments in defense of human rights inside the Kingdom. (edition.cnn.com) More...
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Nothing like getting into a pissing match with the Saudi’s over human rights! However the King will disrupt the education process of 16,000 students just to exercise his power. So much for the New King’s liberal thinking! Maybe Canada should close the oceanic airspace they control in the North Atlantic to all Saudi aircraft forcing a much longer/expensive route to North America......but hey that’s not the Canadiian way.
Wouldn't that violate open skies agreements?
Not in their national airspace.
...while turning a blind eye towards China, India, et al.....
King? He's the Crown Prince.
King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud ascended the throne in January 2015 following the death of his half-brother, King Abdullah. He was Abdullah's crown prince and had taken on some of the ailing king's responsibilities.Apr 29, 2015.