The flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Emirates has announced that it will be starting new daily flights between Dubai and Tel Aviv, Israel from December 2021. This is another move that shows the relations between Dubai and Israel getting better. With the arrival of this new service, Israel will now be connected to the 120 global destinations network of Emirates.
From December 6, flight EK931 of Emirates will depart from Dubai at 14:50 and arrive at Ben Gurion Airport at 16:25 local time. Then flight EK931 will depart from Tel Aviv at 18:25 local time and return to Dubai at 23:35 local time.
Emirates Will Use Boeing 777-300ER for the Route
Emirates will be using the Boeing 777-300ER for operating the flight service in the concerned route. The aircraft has First, Business, and Economy class seats available. Passengers can also request Kosher meals from the airline.
“The flight timings to/from Tel Aviv will offer travellers convenient access to major leisure destinations beyond Dubai like Thailand, the Indian Ocean Islands and South Africa, among others,” Emirates said in a statement.
“Emirates will provide more options for travellers to fly better to and from Tel Aviv via Dubai,” Adnan Kazim, the chief commercial officer of Emirates, said in the statement. “We also look forward to welcoming more business and leisure travellers from Israel to Dubai, and onwards to other destinations on Emirates’ network.”