Air India creates history by flying to Israel over Saudi air space
Updated : March 24, 2018 06:17 AM IST
The decision brings end to a seven decades old ban by the monarchy against the use of their air space by flights flying to or from Israel.
Air India’s Delhi- Tel Aviv flight AI 139 entered Saudi airspace yesterday making it the first commercial flight to do so in seventy years.
Like several other Arabic and Islamic nations, Saudi Arabia too does not recognize Israel and sees it as an occupier that illegally took over Palestinian lands.