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The first-ever Israel EL-AL flight to fly over Saudi Arabia after Riyadh agreed to the Israeli request on Sunday landed in Abu Dhabi
The flight LY971 carrying high-level delegates from Israel and the US have arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) via Saudi Arabia airspace.
Top aides to US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were on board the direct flight from Tel Aviv has the word “peace” written on it in English, Hebrew, and Arabic.
The Israel El Al Flight LY971 airliner made the three-hour trip landed at today in UAE in 70 years.
The return flight will be numbered LY972, after Israel’s international dialling code.
Announced on August 13, the “normalisation” deal is which the UAE announced it was scrapping its economic boycott against Israel.
Officials from the two countries have said they are looking at cooperation in defence, medicine, agriculture, tourism and technology.