Abu Dhabi provider to function two weekly flights to Tel Aviv.
Etihad Airways launched its common flight service between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv on Tuesday, a day after the UAE capital added Israel to its “inexperienced record”.
A ‘inexperienced record’ is an emblem of quarantine-free journey for guests to Abu Dhabi, regardless of the prevailing Kovid-19 challenges.
Etihad Airways (flight quantity EY598) of Abu Dhabi, the primary flight from Abu Dhabi Worldwide Airport to Ben Gurion Worldwide Airport in Tel Aviv, flew on Tuesday morning, Mohammed al-Khaja, the primary Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Israel. Itan Naheh was the top of Israel for the UAE and Tony Douglas, the group’s chief govt officer (CEO), Etihad Airways.
The flight landed at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday afternoon, with a standard water canon salute and a welcome speech by Samuel Gurke, CEO of Ben Gurion Worldwide Airport.
The launch of scheduled operations comes as the subsequent historic step in growing diplomatic, commerce and tourism relations between Israel and the UAE, which had been signed in Washington DC on September 15, 2020 as a part of the Abraham Accord.
“At this time is a vital second within the historical past of Etihad, as we function our first scheduled business flight to Tel Aviv… On in the present day’s inaugural flight, we welcome representatives from a few of the finest tourism and hospitality operators within the United Arab Emirates.” Hu was very joyful. These enterprise leaders won’t solely showcase Abu Dhabi as a world-leading vacationer vacation spot, Douglas stated, but additionally reinforce the Emirates’ sturdy and united response.
The Abu Dhabi-Tel Aviv route will likely be operated by Etihad’s flagship plane, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with 290 seats – 28 enterprise studios and 262 economic system good seats.
Etihad will initially provide two weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv.
There’s a demand for important journey between Israel and the UAE, and past, for enterprise and leisure journey functions. That is pushed by the truth that Israel and the UAE declare two of the very best vaccination charges on the earth, giving a vaccine hall the potential to make journey between the 2 locations simpler, the provider stated in an announcement .