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New Tel Aviv-UAE Air Route Established

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish a new air route for commercial flights, linking the Tel Aviv metropolitan area with Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

On Sunday, the Israeli Transportation Ministry and UAE officials agreed to set up the new air route with 28 weekly flights between Tel Aviv and Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

The deal will be formally signed by the two sides on Tuesday, during a ceremony with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

In addition, the agreement will permit flights from the UAE and Ramon Airport in southern Israel, near the city of Eilat, with no limit on the number of commercial flights. Furthermore, 10 cargo flights will be permitted between the UAE and Israel every week.

It is expected that the first flights between Israel and the UAE will begin within a matter of weeks. (INN / VFI News)

“God, we ask that you bless those traveling between these countries and that you protect them and their communities from the spread of Coronavirus.”