Gulf Air launches direct flights with Tel Aviv on Sept 30


CAIRO – Gulf Air, Bahrain’s flag carrier will launch direct flights for the first time with Israel’s Tel Aviv on Sept. 30, the carrier said in a Twitter post on Thursday.

Israel named its first ambassador to Bahrain earlier this month, after normalising relations with the Gulf Arab state a year ago, an Israeli government Arabic-language Twitter account said on Thursday.

Gulf Air said that it will start with two flights a week to its newest destination, adding that the new line to Tel Aviv comes as part of the political, commercial and civil aviation agreements signed with Israel.


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