"We will be flying non-stop from New Delhi to Tel Aviv from March 22 over Saudi airspace", Air India spokesman Praveen Bhatnagar told AFP.
In light of the fact that the flight passes over Saudi Arabia, it takes about seven hours - the shortest direct flight time between India and Israel.
'This is a really historic day that follows two years of very, very intensive work, ' Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin said in a radio interview, adding that using Saudi airspace cut travel time to India by around two hours and would reduce ticket prices.
Israeli national airline El Al has fired back at Saudi Arabia and even its own government, claiming the €750,000 ($926,000) route grant given to India by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism puts them at a disadvantage.
Air India flight 139 from New Delhi landed at Ben Gurion Airport on Thursday night - and the importance of the event was emphasized by the fact that two ministers came out onto the tarmac to greet it.
Saudi officials could not be immediately reached for comment.
Air India has rescheduled some of its flights bound for India today from the USA due to inclement weather in the north eastern part of the country, the airline tweeted. A spokeswoman for El Al confirmed the company intends to bring its complaint to the Supreme Court, but would not give any further details. 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.
"A new era has begun", he said.
Saudi Arabia - birthplace of Islam and home to its holiest shrines - does not recognize Israel.
The decision is spurring many observers to query the implications of such a move in light of the Saudi Kingdom's new regional aspirations.
The relaxation of the overflight ban, said Spyer, is part of "warming relations behind the scenes" with Israel. It is still unknown whether Israeli airliners can use the airspace of the Gulf state or not. "It's small but significant", he said.
I urge Sehrai that, since he is in command, he appeal to his son and other local boys wielding guns to return. That makes him the first among the family members of the current top separatist leadership to take up arms.
Loyola's ride has been even more improbable. "Do you think the game came down to the final seconds of the game?" he said. Phil Cofer scored 16 points for Florida State, which shot 7-for-30 from the floor in the second half.
One of Gordon Brown's first moves as chancellor in 1997 was to hand control of interest rates to an independent Bank of England . Britain's vote in June 2016 stoked inflation as the ensuing drop in the value of the pound raised the price of imported goods.
Responding to Rahul Gandhi's allegations, Union Minister K J Alphons said "I filled up to 10 pages for a USA visa form". The saffron party claimed that the NaMo app could be used with giving any permission or data.
I don't know if anybody knows this, but Serena is my favorite player", Osaka said in her post-match interview on court. Serena also congratulated her at the net afterwards, telling her she did a "good job".
The West Ham fans are frustrated with the club's board, and there was pitch invasion at the London Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The defeat has sent the Hammers down the table and they are now just two places and three points above the drop zone.
Venezuela's currency, the bolívar, has suffered from hyperinflation as a result of government mismanagement and USA sanctions. However, the democratically elected body of Venezuela have already called the Petro illegal.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at more than 280 civilians and 1,500 Kurdish fighters. However, Manning indicated that the US would not leave Manbij or abandon support for the SDF.
Eighteen-year-old Sabrine Brismeur and 17-year-old Eden Kinlock came from schools 20 miles away to pass out water. At the same time, the poll found that almost half of Americans do not expect elected officials to take action.
Liverpool Football Club remain adamant today that Mohamed Salah will not be sold to Real Madrid or anyone else in the summer. Yet German journalist Raphael Honigstein has claimed Salah was not Klopp's top Liverpool target back in the summer.
Saudi Arabia great friend of US', Trump tells Salman
The United States embrace that with open arms as military equipment sale to Saudi Arabia will create 40,000 American jobs . Trump and the crown prince underscored the strength of US-Saudi ties which suffered under the Obama administration.
Missing US family found dead in Mexico
As CrimeOnline previously reported , relatives told a local newspaper that they had not heard from the family since last Thursday. Family and friends are mourning the loss of the Sharp family who were found dead in a condo in Mexico on Friday, March 23, 2018 .
Mississippi Gov Names State's First Female Senator
Cochran's resignation creates two Senate races this year in MS as Republicans are trying to maintain their slim Senate majority. And that would leave Vermont as the lone state in the union to have never sent a female lawmaker to Washington .
U.S. tariffs may add 19000 steel and aluminum jobs, study says
The government has asserted that China steals USA technology by forcing companies to hand it over in order to do business there. He has also attacked Germany, saying that it hides behind tariffs to win an export advantage for its vehicle industry.