First Palestinians to Fly from Israel Arrive in Cyprus

DALLAS – On August 22, 2022, a group of West Bank-based Palestinians took an Arkia Israeli Airlines (IZ) flight from Israel’s Eilat-Ramon Airport (ETM) to Larnaca International Airport (LCA), Cyprus, for the first time ever.

The historic flight, which transported the Palestinian citizens from Bethlehem, Jericho, Ramallah, and Nablus in the occupied West Bank, was a part of an ETM pilot program that enables Palestinians living in the West Bank to travel abroad.

Arkia CEO Oz Berlovich told the Hebrew-language Ynet news outlet that the group included mostly physicians, pharmacists, and their spouses, who flew to Larnaca for a medical conference read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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