A flydubai flight from Tel Aviv touched down in Dubai on Thursday, marking the very first arranged commercial service between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, in an extension of the 2 states’normalized relations
Passengers on the Dubai-Tel Aviv leg previously on Thursday were welcomed on arrival by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who hailed the inaugural four-hour journey as the “realization of a dream.”
Some 200 Israelis then boarded the airplane for its return leg to the UAE and were welcomed with the message “Welcome to Dubai” as they disembarked. The airline company will run twice-daily battles between the 2 cities.
The landmark flights followed Israel recently validated a visa exemption handle the UAE, its very first such contract with any Arab country, as the 2 nations accepted release regular direct flights from December.
Israel’s warming ties with the Gulf States likewise saw it get Bahrain’s very first federal government delegation recently, with authorities consisting of Trump’s Middle East envoy Avi Berkowitz getting here on what was Gulf Air’s very first flight to Tel Aviv.
Bahrain and the UAE normalized ties with Israel in the summertime, in an offer referred to as the Abraham Accords, supervised by United States President Donald Trump and signed at theWhite House The contract was later on become consist of Sudan.
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