21 June 2017 10:10
Wizz Air Developments
Low-cost Hungarian airline Wizz Air has reported an 82 percent increase in the number of routes offered into Israel since it began operating in the country during 2012.
Air Transat Montreal to Tel Aviv Route
Canadian airline Air Transat will be operating direct flights from Montreal to Tel Aviv between June and October 2017, providing two afternoon departures a week from Montreal and two morning return flights from Tel Aviv.
Ryanair Launches First Flights to Tel Aviv
Ryanair is launching a direct daily flight from Paphos, Cyprus to Tel Aviv, which will operate from March until October 2017, with 100,000 passengers expected to travel annually on this route.
Wizz Air from Varna
Low-cost airline Wizz Air is launching a new route from Varna, Bulgaria to Tel Aviv from July, with three weekly flights.
Altalia Athens to Tel Aviv
Italian airline Alitalia is to launch direct Athens to Tel Aviv flights, which a tentative schedule set from May and offering a daily flight year round.
Additional Austrian Airline Flights
New Domestic Routes in Israel
Talks are in progress to create a “hub” in Tel Aviv for foreign carriers to operate onward flights to Eilat.
Air Canada Montreal to Tel Aviv
Air Canada is launching a new direct flight twice weekly from Montreal to Tel Aviv, from June to October.
Ryanair’s New Routes to Tel Aviv & Eilat
Ryanair’s Chief Commercial Director, David O’Brien, announced the budget airline’s winter 2017 schedule last month at a press conference in Tel Aviv.
Tus Airways Haifa to Greece Flights
Cypriot airline Tus Airways, which began operations in early 2016, has introduced direct flights between Athens, Rhodes and the Greek Island of Kos and Haifa Airport.
Wizz Air New Flight Routes
Low-cost airline Wizz Air has announced a new route from London Luton to Tel Aviv starting in June and operating four times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Wow Air Flights to Reykjavik
Low-cost Icelandic airline Wow has announced a new direct route between Reykjavik, Iceland and Tel Aviv, commencing in June with six weekly flights.
easyJet Considering Eilat Flights
El Al Spring Escape
El Al has partnered with Leonardo by Fattal Hotels to offer spring vacation packages from New York to Israel via JFK and Newark airports.
Incoming Tour Operators Association Committee
The Incoming Tour Operators Association in Israel has established a Bureau of Aviation Committee to address changes in the field and create updated business models to market Israel abroad, including aviation matters.
Dov Airfield Update
The Knesset (Israeli Parliament) has passed a bill to continue the operation of Tel Aviv’s Dov Airfield until 2019, at which time the military airport is to cease function.
Air Europa Adds More Flights
Spanish airline Air Europa is increasing its Madrid-Tel Aviv route from three to six flights a week, starting in July.
Air Malta Flights to Tel Aviv
Maltese national airline Air Malta is launching direct flights to Tel Aviv, as part of its summer timetable.
British Airways Additional Flights
British Airways flights between London and Tel Aviv have increased by five further weekly flights, bringing its total to 19 a week.
Hainan Adds Fifth Flight
Chinese airline Hainan has added a fifth weekly flight to Tel Aviv, with a Saturday frequency.
New Delhi Flights Launch to Tel Aviv
Air India is launching new direct flights from New Delhi to Tel Aviv, starting from May.
United Airlines Polaris Business Class
United Airlines is integrating its new Boeing 777-300ER model into its daily Newark flight to Tel Aviv, from May.
August 2017 Ben Gurion Airport Statistics
According to statistics from the Israel Airports Authority (IAA), August 2017 saw over 2.5 million people passing through Ben Gurion Airport, reflecting an 18 percent increase on August of last year.
Ural Airlines and Pegas Fly Flights to Tel Aviv
El Al and Aerolineas Argentinas Code Sharing Agreement
A joint code share agreement has been signed at the Argentine Embassy in Tel Aviv between El Al and Aerolineas Argentinas, to expand cooperation between both airlines.
New easyJet Routes from Italy
Low cost airline easyJet has announced two new routes to Tel Aviv, from Venice and Naples.
Hainan Airlines Flights From Guangzhou
Chinese airline Hainan has launched a direct flight between Guangzhou and Tel Aviv.
Charlie Airlines Larnaca to Tel Aviv Flights
Cyprus-based airline Charlie Airlines has commenced direct flights from Larnaca to Tel Aviv, with three weekly flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays.
El Al Malaga Flights to Tel Aviv
El Al has launched the first direct flight between Malaga in Spain and Tel Aviv, operating on Thursdays and Sundays until the end of October.
El Al Expands Code Share Agreements
El Al has signed a number of code share agreements with Aeroméxico, Australian airline Qantas and Portuguese airline TAP, in addition to expanding its agreement with Thai Airways, during the recent International Air Transport Association (IATA) conference in Mexico.
Rise in Passenger Traffic at Ovda Airport
Ben Gurion Airport Passenger Numbers
Ryanair Rome to Tel Aviv Flights
Wizz Air Timisoara Flights to Tel Aviv
Low cost Hungarian airline Wizz Air has announced a new direct route from Timisoara, Romania to Tel Aviv, commencing October 30 with two weekly flights on Mondays and Fridays.
Hainan Airlines Shanghai to Tel Aviv
Hainan Airlines is to launch a direct flight from Shanghai to Tel Aviv starting September 12 and operating three days a week.
Passenger Numbers at Haifa International Airport
The Israel Airports Authority has reported a 665 percent increase in passenger traffic recorded at Haifa Airport, which operates international flights to and from destinations in Greece - Athens, Larnaca, Rhodes and Kos, and well as flights between Haifa and paphos (Cyorus), and domestic flights.
Wizz Air Expands Eilat Routes
Wizz Air has announced four new routes from Bucharest, Katowice, Riga and Prague to Eilat's Ovda Airport as part of its winter schedule, which runs from 29 October 2017 to 24 March 2018.
Terminal 1 Reopens at Ben Gurion Airport
Ben Gurion Airport Terminal 1 has reopened following four months of upgrades, including advanced check-in, baggage-drop service, security checks and passport control.
Leonardo Boutique Jerusalem Opens
19 September 2017
Giro d'Italia in Israel
20 September 2017
Incoming Tourism Projection - 2017 Fourth Quarter
19 September 2017
17 September 2017
Carlton Tel Aviv Developments
20 August 2017
Sheraton Tel Aviv Renovations
03 September 2017
Gospel Trail Tourist Cable Car
17 September 2017
Tel Aviv – Beyond the Beach
07 June 2017
Tel Aviv Convention Center
10 July 2017