UAE, Israel to ink deal for 28 weekly flights

Jerusalem - The aviation deal will be signed at Ben Gurion airport and flights are expected to begin within weeks.



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Anupam Varma

Published: Sun 18 Oct 2020, 7:56 PM

The UAE and Israel will a sign a deal on Tuesday to allow 28 weekly commercial flights between Israel's Ben Gurion airport, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Israel's Transportation Ministry said on Sunday.

The agreement, which also allows unlimited charter flights to a smaller airport in southern Israel and 10 weekly cargo flights, comes after Israel and the UAE agreed to normalise relations.

The aviation deal will be signed at Ben Gurion airport and flights are expected to begin within weeks, the ministry said.


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