The Israeli company signed an £800 million agreement with the Swedish Pandox chain to lease and manage 36 hotels in the UK and Ireland.
The UK low-cost carrier will begin flying from Israel to Lyon, Bordeaux and Nice next year.
The northern extension will include a new runway and cargo handling center.
"Globes" visited the impressively designed airport, which can serve 4.25 million passengers a year.
Passenger traffic totaled 18.8 million in January-November, 16% more than in the corresponding period last year.
Following the bankruptcy of Air Berlin, EasyJet is introducing a daily flight between Tel Aviv and Berlin's Tegel airport.
The airline responds to Avishai Ovadia's portrayal of it as a company adrift.
Who really calls the shots at the Israeli carrier, and what time bomb is concealed in its balance sheet, asks Avishai Ovadia.
Norwegian Cruise Line VP: Israel is in 6th place worldwide in per capital cruise passengers.
Cathay Pacific Israel manager Jonathan Bailey said the carrier was surprised by the strong demand for business class seats on the Tel Aviv - Hong Kong route.