Soon limits on flights between Israel and the European Union countries will be removed, according to the memorandum of understanding that Israel and the European Commission signed g yesterday.
Transportation Minister Shaul Mofaz met yesterday with the EU ambassador to Israel and an EU aviation delegation. The memorandum provided far more flexibility than existing bilateral agreements, Mofaz saod. and would allow international airlines and their subsidiaries to fly to Israel.
The bilateral agreements that have formed the basis of Israel's policy to date limit flights to only the two countries. At an international tourism conference early this week held at the Tel Aviv Trade Fairs and Convention Center, Mofaz said that the agreement would result in a 30% cut in flight prices between Israel and Europe.
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