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"Now a Delhi-Mumbai-Tel Aviv air service will be initiated.
And so I invite youth of Israel to visit India," Modi announced amid thunderous applause.
Modi made the announcement while addressing the Indian Diaspora in Tel Aviv's Convention Center.
Air India had earlier announced to start direct flight between Delhi and Tel Aviv. The flight service was to start in May but the launch was delayed as several countries, which fall in the selected route, denied the overflight permission.
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