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August 13, 2020

Israel and the US announce normalization

In an agreement brokered by the United States, Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced they would normalize ties

September 11, 2020

Bahrain announces normalized ties with Israel

In an agreement coming in the wake of UAE-Israel ties, Bahrain also said it would normalize ties with Israel. 

October 19, 2020

First commercial flight lands in Israel

Etihad Airways Flight No. 9607 landed at Israel's Ben-Gurion international airport at 7 a.m. 

October 20, 2020

Visa-free travel announced

Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to allow their citizens reciprocal visa-free travel as direct flights were scheduled to begin.