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El Al Welcomes ‘Positive’ Saudi Decision to Lift Restrictions

An aircraft operated by El Al Israel Airlines at Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv.

An aircraft operated by El Al Israel Airlines at Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv.

Photographer: Kobi Wolf/Bloomberg

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Israel’s flag carrier El Al said it welcomes the “very positive” decision by Saudi Arabia to open its airspace to all airlines, including flights traveling to and from Tel Aviv.