The Saudi authorities finally approved the request of the Indian airline Air India to pass through Saudi air space of the passenger aircraft serving the flight new Delhi-tel Aviv.
The first flight to Israel will fly over the territory of the Saudi Kingdom March 18 this year, reports the news service of the state broadcasting Corporation «Kan». Flight time is just 6 hours.
Recall that Air India had planned to launch flights to Israel in may 2017, in conjunction with the output of the route for the visit to Israel of Prime Minister Narendra modi. However, a bypass route around the Arabian Peninsula, which is used by the Israeli airline «El al», economically advantageous, and the Arab countries of the Peninsula still were not given permission to fly to Israel using their airspace.
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