"I am sure that we will see many more Indian tourists coming to Israel... and Israelis would also come to India in much higher numbers", Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin told PTI.
'The Air India flew over Oman, Saudi Arabia and Jordan to reach Israel, ' The Times of Indiareported, adding that 'The permission to fly over Saudi Arabia will save Air India nearly 2 hours and 10 minutes compared to the longer route taken by Israel's national carrier EI AI'.
Until now, only one carrier El Al operated flights between Israel and India - Tel Aviv to Mumbai - which is a seven-hour trip.
Air India said on March 7 that it had received the necessary approvals from Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia opened its airspace for the first time to a commercial flight to Israel on Thursday with an Air India route flying non-stop between New Delhi and Tel Aviv - a sign of a behind-the-scenes improvement in ties between the Arab kingdom and the Jewish state.
It plans to take its own fight for access to Saudi airspace to the Supreme Court in Israel, officials said on Friday. Though Air India is saddled with huge debt (currently at Rs 51,890 crore), acquiring the airline can help boost the acquirer in terms of foot print, bilteral flying rights, parking slots, etc. An Air India cabin supevisor slapped a flight attendant onboard over wrongly served non-veg meal.
El Al now flies four times a week to the Indian city of Mumbai.
The decision will reduce flight duration by two and a half hours between the two cities - New Delhi and Tel Aviv - and it will also decrease fuel cost. "While IndiGo normally doesn't respond to rumors, in this particular instance, we would like to state that there are no ongoing discussions of this nature", the airline said in a statement on Wednesday.
"The Arabs have never been closer to Israel", Netanyahu said during a visit to Washington earlier this month, adding that the greatest challenge for both Israel and its potential Arab partners is Iran.
The report has also revealed that Apple has managed to bring down the manufacturing costs of the device to a much lower level. The purported iPhone SE 2 features an aluminum chassis instead of the stainless steel frame used on the iPhone X .
This is Morocco's fifth attempt to host the World Cup after making bids for the 1994, 1998, 2006 and 2010 finals. The five existing stadiums that need upgrading are in Marrakech, Agadir, Fez, Rabat and Tangier.
England , on the other hand, have not won any of their last ten away Test matches and ended up losing eight of them. I felt I got too technical, constantly looking at videos. "I've got that buzz back", he said.
Following this pattern, we can expect more of the unexpected brilliance that puts the excellent young cast front and centre. The global success of Stranger Things has led to the cast renegotiating their contracts with a massive pay increase.
Back then, rumors had it that Apple will use MicroLED in its then-upcoming Watch, but the company ended up using an OLED screen . Apple's research facility in Santa Clara has been operating in secret for a few years now, but progress has been slow.
As such, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is now seen as unlikely to be considering near-term monetary policy adjustment. Rate-setters also said future increases were likely to be "gradual" and "limited".
Summoned by student survivors of the Florida school massacre, tens of thousands of people poured into the nation's capital. Students chanted "enough is enough" and held up signs with slogans like "our ballots will stop bullets".
Meghan is actually the royal bride-to-be 's middle name, while her given first name, Rachel is the same as her Suits character . Well, first, you have to live in the United Kingdom. "I'm not sure which one but I think it'll be a United Kingdom designer".
Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has replaced Syed Ali Geelani as interim chairman of Tehreek-i-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Sehrai and (Syed Ali) Geelani's release was part of "goodwill gesture" after Rajiv-Farooq accord paved way for elections.
His closest challenger, Pavel Grudinin of the main opposition Communist Party of Russian Federation , has just 7 percent. Russian Federation will hold a presidential election of its own on Sunday, which Putin is widely expected to win .
In their initial questioning, police said that Katcharin appeared to be mentally ill and denied being involved in the attack. A crowd of men and boys watched as she collapsed unconscious after the shocking beating in Bulandshahr , Uttar Pradesh.
Barca boss Ernesto Valverde said: "That goes with Messi's personality, the sense of responsibility that he has". The Italian was keen to praise his players following the loss at the Nou Camp, saying Messi was the difference.
China's Defense Ministry said two Chinese naval ships had been sent to identify the USA ship and warn it to leave. Correction: The story has been corrected to state that USA defense officials confirmed the operation Friday.
Graham's offensive rebound after a Svi Mykhailiuk miss at the 1:57 mark allowed the Jayhawks to run nearly a minute off the clock. At one point, the Wildcats hit just 1 of 10 from the field and had a nine-minute stretch in which it made just one field goal.
Kansas coughed up most of a 20-point, second-half lead before holding off No. 5 Clemson , 80-76 in the Midwest Region at Omaha. Clemson attempted to put a dent in its deficit before the break but a five-point Jayhawk possession dashed those hopes.
I feel like over the last couple of months of 2017 into this year I sort of rediscovered my love for the game a little bit. Thought not always at his best, Woods made a number of great par saves, including one for the ages on the par-four 15th.
Oczkowski described the potential application actionable data scraped from Facebook users as potentially "endless". She said "any criminal and civil enforcement actions arising from the investigation will be pursued vigorously".
Already, Chelsea can not retain their Premier League title this season, and they have also crashed in the Champions League. He added: "For Chelsea it is the same, the last opportunity to win something this season".