The airline spokesperson confirmed that the flight will be operating thrice a week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday and said the flight to overfly Saudi airspace.
The route over Saudi Arabia will cut down the flying time from some eight hours to about five and a half.
"This will be the fastest nonstop between India and Israel by taking the straight route between the two countries," the spokesperson said.
Finally, the Saudi authorities, ending a 70-year ban and marking a dramatic diplomatic shift, have allowed the flight to overfly Saudi airspace. (ANI)