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UAE and Israel to Agree on Weekly Flights

UAE and Israel to Agree on Weekly Flights - Coming Soon in UAE
20 October 2020
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UAE and Israel signed an agreement for 28 weekly flights to enable tourism and trade between the countries.

Israel’s Ministry of Transportation signed the aviation agreement with the United Arab Emirates for 28 weekly flights on Ben Gurion Airport – Abu Dhabi and Dubai routes. According to the agreement, there will be the scheduled passenger, charter, and cargo flights that are expected to begin within a few weeks.

Aviation agreement features:

  • 28 weekly scheduled passenger flights between UAE and Israel;
  • 10 weekly cargo flights between UAE and Israel;
  • Unlimited charter flights between the UAE and Israel’s Ramon Airport (near Eilat).
 

With these agreements, tourism, trade, and business between the countries will be a sign a deal coming after Israel and the UAE agreed to normalize relations. It was said that direct flights would be postponed until January because of the coronavirus.

The Minister of Transportation, Miri Regev said “The agreement is being finalized at record speed, and I wish success to all the Israeli airlines that will establish the new routes to Abu Dhabi and Dubai, and later to other countries in the Gulf.”

Also, it was stated that UAE and Israel have agreed for visa-free travel for their nationals with the visa exemption, citizens from both countries can travel across the border.

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