Etihad Airways, the nationwide airline of the United Arab Emirates, will launch every day scheduled year-round flights to Tel Aviv, the financial and technological middle of Israel.
The launch of flights follows the normalization of diplomatic ties between the 2 nations, and the signing of the Abraham Accords between the U.A.E. and Israel in Washington D.C. on September 15. A month later, Etihad turned the primary GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) service to function a industrial passenger flight to and from Tel Aviv on October 19, 2020.
Mohammad Al Bulooki, chief working historic second and as an airline, cements Etihad’s dedication to rising alternatives for commerce and tourism not simply between the 2 nations but additionally throughout the area and past.”
The brand new service efficient from March 28, 2021 will present better selection and comfort for point-to-point enterprise and leisure vacationers between the U.A.E. and Israel. It won’t solely promote direct inbound tourism to Abu Dhabi however may even give Emiratis and U.A.E. residents the chance to find Israel’s historic websites, seashores, eating places and nightlife.
Departures might be timed to attach by way of Abu Dhabi to key gateways throughout the Etihad community together with China, India, Thailand and Australia.
Flying to, from and by way of Abu Dhabi is being supported by the “Etihad Wellness” sanitization and security program, which ensures the best requirements of hygiene are maintained at each stage of the shopper journey. This contains specifically educated Wellness Ambassadors, who’ve been launched by the airline to offer important journey well being data and care on the bottom and on each flight, so visitors can fly with better ease and peace of thoughts. Extra data on the stringent measures being taken by Etihad Airways to offer a wholesome and hygienic journey expertise is accessible at etihad.com/wellness.