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Saudi Arabia Opens Skies to Israeli Flights in Win for Biden

  • Decision opens flight routes to all carriers globally
  • Biden hopes to normalize ties between Israel, Arab states
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Saudi Arabia will open up its airspace to all airlines flying in and out of Israel, a change that is part of President Joe Biden’s efforts to improve relations in the Middle East.

Israel and Saudi Arabia have no formal diplomatic ties and most airlines flying to or from Tel Aviv previously had to go around the kingdom.