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First ever commercial flight from UAE lands in Israel

Etihad has become the first Gulf airline to operate a passenger flight to Israel.

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The first commercial passenger flight from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has landed in Tel Aviv, Israel on Monday.

As being reported, Etihad Airways Flight No 9607 landed at Israel’s Ben-Gurion international airport around 7 am.

Later, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner departed for Abu Dhabi carrying an Israeli travel and tourism delegation.

The development comes after the two nations agreed to enable 28 weekly direct flights.

Etihad has become the first Gulf airline to operate a passenger flight to Israel.

Etihad Airlines says that it plans regular passenger flights between the countries in the future.

Earlier in August, Israel and the UAE had announced to normalize ties, along with an end to a longstanding boycott by the UAE against Israel.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.