First Israel-Abu Dhabi Flight to Fly over Saudi Arabia

(Jerusalem Post) Lahav Harkov - El Al flight LY 971, the first-ever direct flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates, took off from Ben-Gurion Airport on Monday morning. Pilot Tal Becker said, "For the very first time, an Israeli plane with an Israeli flag will fly over Saudi Arabia and land in the UAE - over three hours instead of what would have been seven."

2020-08-31 00:00:00

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