Morocco opens direct flights with Israel

2022-04-28 0 By

Jerusalem, March 13 (Xinhua) — By Lu Yingxu and Wang Zhuo LunThe first direct flight to Israel by Royal Air Marcos landed at Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.It was the first direct Moroccan flight to Israel since the normalization of relations between Israel and Morocco.The statement said the plane was carrying 80 Moroccan business people who were on a three-day visit to Israel to attend an economic forum there.Royal Air Maroc said Monday it plans to operate four flights a week from Casablanca to Tel Aviv.In December 2020, Morocco and Israel agreed to establish full diplomatic relations.In July 2021, Israel launched direct flights between Tel Aviv and Marrakech, Morocco.(after)