As reported on, United Airlines is set to launch new direct flights between Washington, DC in the United States and Tel Aviv, Israel starting May 2019. As of May 22, travelers will be able to fly direct via the Dulles International Airport in Fairfax Country, located approximately 25 miles from D.C. into Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. The flights will operate three times a week and are expected to operate even more frequently after the initial launch.