Israel Airport Aviation Day: Government Approves Ben Gurion Airport Tomorrow to Open Flights from Around the World
The sky opens
Ben Gurion Airport will open tomorrow for flights from all over the world, the government finally approved today (Monday). We published this for the first time here, on the "Israel Today" website, and now many airlines are announcing their return to Israel.
The Israeli airline "Arkia" has announced that it will operate flights to destinations that Israelis receive as early as next week.
The company will operate flights to Seychelles, Dubai, Kiev, Tommy and Belgrade.
Some of the flights departed as stated next week and some the following week.
The price range is from $ 259 to the cheapest destinations and up to $ 489 for round-trip flights to the Seychelles.
Oz Berlowitz, Deputy CEO of Arkia: "Every day we see a very high demand from Israelis who want to fly abroad and return to Israel from a variety of destinations around the world. We closely monitor the many searches for international destinations, as well as many inquiries Also thousands of visits a day to the company's new website. "
Among the airlines that will arrive in the country in the coming days after a long absence, is Turkish Airlines, which was the most active foreign airline at Ben Gurion Airport in the period before Corona. Israelis can enter Turkey without the need for isolation.
"Turkish Airlines" is the airline that flies to the most destinations in the world, which will allow many Israelis to continue flying with it to many connecting destinations.
Another company that will increase its activity in the country is the British "Virgin Atlantic".
The morbidity situation in the UK is improving very significantly with about 4,000 daily infections, compared to about 70,000 on peak days.
The airline will operate four weekly flights at this stage, and if the UK allows vaccinated Israelis to enter its territory without the need for isolation, demand and the number of flights are expected to increase.
Another airline that has announced that it will operate flights to Israel as early as April 6 is "Etihad" from Abu Dhabi.
Here, too, it is a huge company with many destinations and an advanced fleet of aircraft.
The company will operate direct flights using its advanced Dreamliner aircraft.
In the coming days, announcements are expected to be published about the opening of additional destinations for Israelis, additional airlines returning to Israel and Israeli companies that will operate flights to destinations that Israelis receive.
This is great news for the tourism and aviation industry, which has experienced a difficult period in recent months.