An Emirati official stands near an air-plane of El Al, which carried a US-Israeli delegation to the UAE following a normalisation accord, upon it's arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport
An Emirati official stands near an air-plane of El Al, which carried a U.S.-Israeli delegation to the UAE, upon it's arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport
Photo: AFP
An Emirati official stands near an air-plane of El Al, which carried a U.S.-Israeli delegation to the UAE, upon it's arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport

Three Israeli airlines to run Dubai-Tel Aviv flights from December

Dubai Airports CEO says 'air connectivity' is one of the first important steps of the normalization deal; El Al will run its service with Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Israir's flights will be use Airbus A320s, Arkia's flight will be on Embraer E-195 E-Jet

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Published: 11.11.20 , 15:47
Three Israeli airlines will begin direct flights from Tel Aviv to Dubai in December, with El Al operating twice daily services, Israir offering six weekly flights and Arkia operating a daily service, Dubai Airports said on Wednesday.
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  • El Al will run its service with Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, Israir's flights will be use Airbus A320s and Arkia's daily flight will be on Embraer E-195 E-Jet aircraft, Dubai Airports, which manages the operations of both of Dubai's airports, said in a statement.
    An Emirati official stands near an air-plane of El Al, which carried a US-Israeli delegation to the UAE following a normalisation accord, upon it's arrival at the Abu Dhabi airportAn Emirati official stands near an air-plane of El Al, which carried a US-Israeli delegation to the UAE following a normalisation accord, upon it's arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport
    An Emirati official stands near an air-plane of El Al, which carried a U.S.-Israeli delegation to the UAE, upon it's arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport
    (Photo: AFP)
    The United Arab Emirates and Israel signed an agreement in September to establish full diplomatic relations.
    This made the UAE along with Gulf neighbour Bahrain the first Arab states in a quarter of a century to seek formal ties with Israel, largely due to shared fears of Iran.
    "There is a lot of anticipation following the signing of the historic accords and both sides recognize the importance of enabling air connectivity as one of the first important steps to realizing those expectations," said Jamal al-Hai, deputy CEO of Dubai Airports.
    הכירו את חברת הלואו קוסט של האמירויותהכירו את חברת הלואו קוסט של האמירויות
    Dubai state-owned airline flydubai to begin daily flights between UAE and Israel
    (Photo: flydubai)
    Dubai state-owned airline flydubai said last week it would start twice daily fights between the UAE's business hub and Tel Aviv this month.
    Dubai's Emirates, the UAE's biggest airline, will sell tickets on the flydubai service through a codeshare agreement between the carriers.

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