In a historic groundbreaking peace transfer… The primary business Israel-UAE flight was given the pink carpet welcome in Abu Dhabi, with Israeli flags placed on show by the UAE authorities at Abu Dhabi airport; Saudis give permission for El Al to fly by way of their airspace for the primary time. Israeli Nationwide Safety Advisor offers his tackle in Arabic.
The El Al flight, which took off at 7.30 am GMT on 31st August 2020 from Ben Gurion Airport close to Tel Aviv carried senior delegates and officers.
The plane was painted with the phrase “PEACE” painted on it in Arabic, English and Hebrew.
Is formally listed on the Ben Gurion Airport web site! FYI: the flight from Israel is flight quantity 971 (UAE cellphone code); the returning flight is 972 (Israel cellphone code). The rabbi within the Jewish synagogue in Dubai was quoted: “We’re extraordinarily excited. This can be a historic day for all folks within the Center East and for humanity at massive.
We constructed a Jewish neighborhood – now we have non secular research and observance of Jewish dietary legal guidelines, a neighborhood and powerful help from the federal government. The United Arab Emirates is a frontrunner in all that’s good for humanity.”
The UAE’s 12 months of Tolerance final yr, which welcomed Pope Francis to capital metropolis Abu Dhabi, and now this historic transfer.