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Direct flight may link Nur-Sultan and Tel Aviv

25 July 2019 12:24

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Talgat Lastayev, Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with Ambassador of the State of Israel Liat Vekselman to discuss the launch of the direct flight linking Kazakhstan and Israel, Kazinform has learnt from the committee.

At the moment, airlines of both countries are entitled to operate seven regular passenger flights and two regular cargo flights between Kazakhstan and Israel.

In order to further develop relations and increase the tourist flow between Kazakhstan and Israel, Ambassador Vekselman proposed to launch the direct air service between the two countries by providing the fifth freedom to China’s Hainan Airlines operating direct passenger flights between Tel Aviv and Shanghai.

Wrapping up the meeting, the sides agreed to continue their work on the establishment of direct air service between the two countries.