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Dubai - The chief of Qatar Airways on Monday accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of "bullying", as he announced new US routes in defiance of mounting airport restrictions.

US carriers Delta, United and American Airlines have accused Qatar Airways along with Dubai's Emirates and Abu Dhabi's Etihad of benefitting from government subsidies to expand their transcontinental networks.

They have urged US President Donald Trump to take action against the Gulf airlines, who deny any form of subsidy.

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