The Emirati, Israeli and US flags are picture attached to an El Al plane adorned with the word “peace” in Arabic, English and Hebrew, upon its arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport after the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE. Photo: AFPThe Emirati, Israeli and US flags are picture attached to an El Al plane adorned with the word “peace” in Arabic, English and Hebrew, upon its arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport after the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE. Photo: AFP
The Emirati, Israeli and US flags are picture attached to an El Al plane adorned with the word “peace” in Arabic, English and Hebrew, upon its arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport after the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE. Photo: AFP

First commercial flight from Israel lands in UAE as part of ‘normalisation’ deal

  • US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner, national security adviser Robert O’Brien and top Israeli officials were on board El Al Flight 971
  • In apparently unrelated incidents, two blasts at restaurants in Abu Dhabi and Dubai killed three people earlier in the day

Topic |   Middle East
The Emirati, Israeli and US flags are picture attached to an El Al plane adorned with the word “peace” in Arabic, English and Hebrew, upon its arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport after the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE. Photo: AFPThe Emirati, Israeli and US flags are picture attached to an El Al plane adorned with the word “peace” in Arabic, English and Hebrew, upon its arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport after the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE. Photo: AFP
The Emirati, Israeli and US flags are picture attached to an El Al plane adorned with the word “peace” in Arabic, English and Hebrew, upon its arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport after the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE. Photo: AFP
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