Israeli officials visited Bahrain on Wednesday to discuss areas of cooperation between the two countries, a Bahrain government spokesperson said.
Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates this month signed agreements to establish formal ties with Israel.
Israeli carrier Israir operated a flight from Tel Aviv to Bahrain on Wednesday, flight-tracking website FlightRadar24 showed.
Israeli media reported an Israeli government delegation was onboard the flight. There are no direct scheduled commercial flights between the two countries.