Air Seychelles gets clearance to fly over Saudi Arabia

China Aviation News: According to the Simple Flight report, Air Seychelles said it has become the first airline The airline that has overflight rights on its flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel. Saudi authorities recently announced the opening of Saudi airspace to all airlines in accordance with their obligations under the 1944 Chicago Convention.

The move is seen as a special gesture towards Israel as it will reduce EL AL’s fuel costs and flight time to Asia. Air Seychelles has become the first airline to take advantage of the changed policy.