Israel, UAE agree to operate 28 commercial aircrafts between Tel Aviv, Abu Dhabi
Israel and the UAE had already signed the agreement at the US White House on 15 September to improve bilateral relations
Jerusalem: The Israeli Ministry of Transport has issued a statement informing that Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to operate 28 commercial aircrafts between Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi (or Dubai) every week.
Under the agreement, about 10 cargo flights per week are also likely to be operated. According to the ministry, operations on the new route are likely to start within a few weeks.
Earlier, Israel and the UAE signed the agreement at the US White House on 15 September 2020 to improve bilateral relations.
The UAE and Israel had said in a statement that the two countries’ delegations would soon visit each other for a bilateral agreement in the fields of direct flights, security, communications, energy and tourism. It should be noted that, among Arab countries, Egypt and Jordan had diplomatic relations with Israel.
Under this agreement, an unlimited number of flights have also been allowed between the two countries to Ramon Airport, located outside the Israeli city of Elliot.