Skip to comments.Israel, EU formally sign “Open Skies” agreement
Posted on 06/12/2013 8:32:22 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Some two months after Israeli airlines went on a brief strike to block the Israeli-EU Open Skies agreement, the two sides inked the accord in Luxembourg on Monday, paving the way for more direct flights between Israel and EU countries.
The European Union issued a statement saying that the deal was signed on the sidelines of the EU Transport Council meeting.
When the agreement comes into effect in 2018, EU airlines will be able to operate direct flights to Israel from anywhere in the EU, and Israeli carriers will be able to operate flights to airports throughout the EU.
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Hey, Jordan is right next door.
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