Emirates’ inaugural flight to Israel welcomed with water cannon salute

VIP delegation from UAE was obtained by Merav Michaeli, Israel’s Minister of Transport and Street Security

Dubai’s flagship airline Emirates touched down in Tel Aviv on Thursday on its first ever service into Israel and was welcomed by Ben Gurion Airport with a water cannon salute.

The arrival of Emirates flight EK931 was watched by a lot of individuals. On landing, the VIP delegation was welcomed by Merav Michaeli, Israel’s Minister of Transport and Street Security.

After the welcome ceremony, Emirates showcased the interiors of its newest Boeing 777’ Gamechanger plane to authorities officers and friends.

The plane includes a fully-enclosed First Class non-public suites with digital home windows. Emirates will function three its three-class Boeing 777-300ER on the route, that includes eight non-public suites in First Class, 42 lie flat seats in Enterprise Class and over 300 spacious seats in Economic system Class for the each day service.

Emirates’ flights to Tel Aviv function as EK931 and EK932. The each day flight leaves at 15:50hrs, arriving in Ben Gurion Airport at 18:00hrs native time. The return flight departs Tel Aviv at 19:55hrs, arriving in Dubai at 23:59hrs (native time).

Israel’s Minister of Transport and Street Security MK Merav Michaeli mentioned: “On my final go to to the UAE, I signed agreements that can facilitate the commerce and mobility between us, mobility as a software to empower the residents and economies of each nations. The step we’re marking at this time is much past aviation, it is a crucial political step that blurs the bodily boundaries between us and strengthens our mutual dedication.”

Adel Al Redha, Emirates Chief Working Officer mentioned: “We’re excited concerning the launch of Tel Aviv service which provides to our rising community. From the time we first introduced plans to incorporate Tel Aviv in our international reservation programs, we obtained robust demand from travellers – not solely in Israel, but in addition from lots of our locations together with to and from the UAE. Our new service will present tourism, commerce and enterprise alternatives.

The high-profile delegation onboard the flight included Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economic system; Mohamed Al Khaja, UAE Ambassador to Israel; Amir Hayek, Israeli Ambassador to UAE; Waleed Al Naqbi, Senior Administrator – Coordination & Observe up, UAE Ministry of Economic system; Richard Mintz, Advisor to the UAE Ambassador in the US; Ahmad AlMarri, Dubai Economic system and Tourism, Head of Area – GCC & Mena Worldwide Operations; Abdulhamied Seddiqi, Chairman of Seddiqi Holding; and Ross Kriel, Director at Kosher Arabia.

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