• Saturday, August 13, 2022


Israel’s El Al appeals against Air India flights over Saudi

El Al airline

By: Sarwar Alam

Israel’s El Al airline said it appealed on Wednesday (28) to the Supreme Court to cancel the authorisation of direct Air India flights between New Delhi and Tel Aviv via Saudi airspace. The Indian carrier began using the new route on March 22, reducing flight times between the two cities by more than two hours. Saudi Arabia had previously banned flights over its territory bound for Israel, a country with which Riyadh has no official diplomatic relations. Saudi Arabia has so far not allowed Israeli carriers to use its airspace, and El Al says it is the victim of unfair…

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