Pubblicato in: Commercio, Diplomazia, Medio Oriente

Israele. Attivati i primi voli commerciali con il Marocco.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2021-08-03.

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«Two Israeli airlines have launched their first commercial flights between Israel and Morocco, less than a year after the countries officially normalized relations»

«The Israeli flight departed from Tel Aviv to Marrakech with about 100 Israeli tourists, the company said, adding that Israel’s national carrier El Al sent its first direct flight to the same destination»

«the new direct flights would “help advance fruitful tourism, trade and economic cooperation and diplomatic agreements between the two countries.”»

«Israel and Morocco agreed to normalize relations in late 2020 as part of the US-brokered “Abraham Agreement”»

«Morocco was one of four Arab countries, including the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan, that established diplomatic relations with Israel»

«the United States agreed to recognize Morocco’s claim to the long-disputed Western Sahara region, although the Biden administration said it would review the decision»

«Morocco’s 1975 annexation of Western Sahara is not recognized by the United Nations»

«Many Israeli Jews have ancestry that traces back to Morocco, which is still home to a small Jewish community of several thousands»

«El Al …. plans to operate five flights per week between Israel and Morocco»

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Le notizie che riportano progressi nel processo di pace in Medio Oriente sono sempre benvenute.

L’instaurarsi degli scambi di ambasciatori è stato il primo passo, ma l’inizio dei collegamenti da Tel Aviv a Marrakech ha anche un ulteriore aspetto piacevole: apre la strada ad un flusso turistico di circa cinquecento turisti la settimana. Per il momento.

È un segno della crescente fiducia reciproca, che permetterà ai due popoli di conoscersi e stimarsi sempre meglio.

Poi, il Marocco ha molte attrattive turistiche degne di nota.

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Israeli airlines launch first direct flights to Morocco

Two Israeli airlines have launched their first commercial flights between Israel and Morocco, less than a year after the countries officially normalized relations.

Jerusalem – Two Israeli airlines launched their first commercial flights between Israel and Morocco on Sunday, less than a year after the countries officially normalized relations.

The Israeli flight departed from Tel Aviv to Marrakech with about 100 Israeli tourists, the company said, adding that Israel’s national carrier El Al sent its first direct flight to the same destination.

Israel’s tourism minister, Joel Rajozov, said the new direct flights would “help advance fruitful tourism, trade and economic cooperation and diplomatic agreements between the two countries.”

Israel and Morocco agreed to normalize relations in late 2020 as part of the US-brokered “Abraham Agreement”. Morocco was one of four Arab countries, including the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan, that established diplomatic relations with Israel.

As part of the deal, the United States agreed to recognize Morocco’s claim to the long-disputed Western Sahara region, although the Biden administration said it would review the decision. Morocco’s 1975 annexation of Western Sahara is not recognized by the United Nations.

Many Israeli Jews have ancestry that traces back to Morocco, which is still home to a small Jewish community of several thousands.

El Al said in a statement ahead of the departure of its first flight that the company plans to operate five flights per week between Israel and Morocco.

Avigal Sorek, CEO of El Al, said, “We hope that now many people can get to know Morocco better, to experience and be excited about this special country that is deeply rooted in Israel’s heritage, culture and experience. Is.”