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  Shvat 17, 5768 , 24/01/08

First Israir Commercial Flight to Israel from Albania

For the first time in history, an Israeli airline will operate a flight from Tiran, Albania to Ben Gurion International Airport in Lod.

The flight, carrying 175 passengers, is expected to land Thursday. A second flight is planned for March and plans are on the table to open a direct Tiran-Lod route in May.

Albania and Israel have been working to strengthen ties through mutual tourism.

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