Israel completes cargo operation to Turkey for the first time in 10 years
The development is being seen as a significant step forward in commercial ties between both nations.
In the latest sign of thaw in ties between both countries, Israel’s flag carrier completed cargo operation to Turkey for the first time in nearly a decade.
Taking to Twitter, the Israeli embassy in Turkey said the revival of relations and resumption of direct flights would revamp trade and commercial relations between both countries.
10 yıl aradan sonra ilk kez bir @EL_AL_AIRLINES kargo uçağı bu sabah İstanbul'a iniş yaptı. Bugünden sonra, #THY'nin yanı sıra ELAL da #TelAviv–#İstanbul arasında karşılıklı uçuşlar gerçekleştirerek iki ülke arasındaki ticaretin yeni rekor seviyelere ulaşmasına katkı sağlayacak. pic.twitter.com/ouDjIxH0Es
— İsrail Türkiye'de (@IsraelinTurkey) May 24, 2020
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