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        4/21/2013, Iyar 11, 5773

      Government Approves 'Open Skies' Agreement with EU


      The Government has announced its approval of the Open Skies agreement signed with the EU, "The agreement aims to liberalize air traffic between Israel and EU states, enabling a significant reduction of airfare to and from European destinations and accommodating all European airlines without limit. The Agreement will also promote tourism to Israel and boost the economy. the agreement will be implemented gradually across five years to enable Israeli airlines to adjust themselves to the new competition circumstances."