Cairo, September 9 (Reuters) – Gulf Air, Bahrain’s flagship company, will launch direct flights with Israeli Tel Aviv for the first time on September 30, the company said in a Twitter post on Thursday.
Israel named its first ambassador to Bahrain earlier this month, following normalization of relations with the Arab Gulf state a year ago, the Israeli government’s Arabic-language Twitter account said on Thursday. read more
Gulf Air said it would start with two flights a week to its newest destination, adding that the new route to Tel Aviv arrives as part of the political, commercial and civil aviation agreements signed with Israel.
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Report by Ala Swillam; Edited by Aurora Alice
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