• Meyer Grunberg

First Ever Flight from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi, 2020

Updated: Dec 4, 2020

On This Day in Jewish History: August 31st, 2020

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#onthisday, 2020, history is made with the first ever direct commercial flight from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi taking place earlier today, August 31st, 2020.

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As part of the US-brokered peace and normalization plans between Israel and the UAE - a delegation of Israeli Foreign Ministry Officials and US advisors met the UAE delegation shortly after landing.

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Near the top of the agenda was the establishment of embassies in both countries.

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A security delegation from Israel is set to make the trip to Abu Dhabi in 2 weeks time.

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In another historic happening, Saudi airspace was freely used by the Israeli plane to complete the trip (image 2) - signaling the continued path to peace and normalization between Israel and her other neighbors.

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A UAE delegation is expected to make the same trip to Ben Gurion Airport in due time.

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Text Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/31/world/middleeast/israel-uae-flight.html

Image source: https://www.rateacabincrew.com/blog/post/first-direct-commercial-flight-from-israel-to-uae-land-in-abu-dhabi


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