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Israel, UAE to sign agreement for 28 weekly flights, ministry says

Reuters | Jerusalem | Updated: 18-10-2020 20:42 IST | Created: 18-10-2020 20:31 IST
Israel, UAE to sign agreement for 28 weekly flights, ministry says
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Israel and the United Arab Emirates will 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 UAE agreed to normalize 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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