Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai will start flights to Tel Aviv from November 26, 2020.
The carrier will operate 14 flights a week offering a double daily service between Dubai International (DXB) and Tel Aviv Ben Gurion (TLV) and flights are now available to be booked on flydubai.com.
This announcement follows the air transport agreement that was recently signed by both countries as well as the start of passenger and cargo operations by other national carriers. In addition, there have been a number of bilateral visits as travel and tourism opportunities open up.
"Since the launch of flydubai 11 years ago, we have been committed to removing barriers to travel, creating free flow of trade and tourism and enhancing connectivity between different cultures across our network," said Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive officer at flydubai.
"Following the recent bilateral agreement, the start of scheduled flights will contribute to economic development and create further opportunities for investment in pursuit of our shared interests and values. With the start of services there will be the option for increased accessibility to the UAE as well as onwards to the Indian Ocean, Far East and Africa reducing total journey times by several hours," he said.
Flight schedule and fares
The airline said return business class fares for DXB to TLV start from Dh6,000 and economy class fares are at Dh1,600. Return business class fares from TLV to DXB start from $1,600 (Dh5,900) and Economy Class fares are $360 (Dh1,320).
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