Qatar Airways Group employees stand in front of a wall bearing a portrait of Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during a gathering to showcase support to the country and its leader, in Doha on July 13, 2017.
Qatar Airways said it was "disappointed" with an American Airlines decision to end its codeshare relationship with the Doha-based carrier as part of its push against government subsidies of Middle Eastern carriers. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER        (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)