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Blue Bird aircraft credit: Blue Bird Israeli-owned Blue Bird fills vacuum in Tel Aviv flights

Serving 14 European destinations, the Greek-based airline has built the fifth largest market share of Ben Gurion airport passengers.

El Al credit: El Al PR El Al reports best-ever results in company's history

The Israeli airline forecasts that the financial results in the second quarter of 2024 will be even stronger.

Air Canada suspends Israel flights until August

This month passengers wishing to fly directly between Israel and North America can only do so on El Al Israel Airlines.

United Airlines credit: Shutterstock United Airlines again postpones Israel flight resumption

According to United's flight schedule there are no flights to and from Israel until June 1, although the US carrier has made no official announcement on the matter.

Ben Gurion Airport arrivals hall   credit: Tali Bogdanovsky Airlines hesitate over resuming Israel operations

International airlines that had begun to fly to Israel again following the outbreak of war suspended service after the attack by Iran, and are not rushing back.

easyJet credit: Michal Raz-Haimovich easyJet suspends Israel flights until October

While many airlines are resuming flights, UK low-cost carrier easyJet has announced a halt in flights until October 27.

Jerusalem credit: Shutterstock John Theodor No end in sight to Israel's tourism slump

There were 68,100 tourist entries into Israel in February 2024, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports, down from 319,100 tourist entries in February 2023.

Rafael Museri and Daniel Rudasevski credit: Inbal Marmari Selina market cap collapses from $1.2b to $12m

The Israeli hospitality company's negative momentum is continuing this week with the share price down 27% to a new low of $0.04.

Lior Raviv credit: Lauran Talo Isrotel hotels provide safe haven for evacuees

Isrotel CEO Lior Raviv tells "Globes" how Israel's most luxurious hotel became a kibbutz after October 7 but is open again for business this month.

Amikam Ben Zvi credit: El Al Spokesperson El Al chairman pessimistic on lower airfares

Amikam Ben Zvi tells "Globes" that limited operations by foreign airlines in Israel means demand for seats is high and supply is low.

Ryanair credit: Ryanair Ryanair to resume Israel flights in June

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has filed a request to resume flights to and from Ben Gurion airport from June.

Haifa Airport  credit: Shutterstock Will Air Haifa be stillborn?

There are some very prominent names behind Israel's new airline, but aviation experts cast grave doubts on its chances of success.

Turkish Airlines credit: Shutterstock Turkish Airlines cancels Israel flights until March 2025

Last summer Turkish Airlines was ranked fourth in the number of passengers flown to and from Ben Gurion airport.

El Al Boeing 777  credit: Danny Sadeh Competition Authority to examine El Al's high fares

El Al: We believe the examination will show that the company has behaved fairly and properly.

British Airways jet credit: Nicolas Economou, Reuters British Airways resumes Israel flights but fares remain high

"Globes" found that British Airways is offering almost identical fares to rival carriers.

Flexible air tickets are more expensive credit: Tali Bogdanovich Israeli airlines offer flexible tickets for higher fares

Israelis booking overseas flights but eager to keep their cancelation and postponement options open must pay fares of 8%-20% more.

El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner  credit: Boeing El Al to raise $100m and buy 3 Dreamliners

The Israeli airline's TASE offering will also allow controlling shareholder Kenny Rozenberg to convert owner's loans into equity.

Terminal 1 credit: Michal Raz-Chaimovitz Ben Gurion airport Terminal 1 to reopen in 10 weeks

Due to an anticipated major increase in passenger traffic at Ben Gurion airport in the summer, the Ministry of Transport has decided to reopen Terminal 1 at the end of May.

easyJet credit: Shutterstock easyJet to resume Israel flights next week

Other airlines set to resume flights include Delta, KLM and Iberia Express. But fares remain high.

Ryanair credit: Piote Mitelski Ryanair Ryanair cancels all Israel flights until end of October

The Irish low-cost airline is not prepared to pay the higher fees at Terminal 3, while Terminal 1 is closed. easyJet has also not resumed flights.

Tourists by the Sea of Galilee credit: Ariel Tzur Foreign airlines return to Israel but not tourists

There were 68,100 tourist entries into Israel in February 2024, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports, down from 319,100 tourist entries in February 2023.

El Al  credit: Dani Sadeh Even El Al didn't expect such a war windfall

As foreign airlines deserted Israel, El Al took full advantage. Can it maintain its newfound profitability?

Ben Gurion Airport  credit: Michal Raz-Chaimovitz Foreign airlines' return seen moderating fares from Israel

Several airlines are due to resume Israel flights in the coming month, but seat supply is not expected to match last year.

El Al credit: El Al PR El Al profit jumps 370% in wake of war

With almost all foreign airlines halting flights to and from Israel in the fourth quarter of 2023, El Al had a monopoly on many of the routes to and from Tel Aviv.

Ben Gurion airport credit: Tali Bogdanovsky Sluggish recovery to Israeli tourism continues

There were 59,000 tourist entries into Israel in January 2024, the Central Bureau of Statistics, up from 53,000 in December 2023 but down from 271,000 in January 2023.

El Al credit: Dani Sadeh El Al axes Dublin, Marrakesh flights

The Israeli carrier, which halted flights to Dublin and Marrakesh in October, will not be resuming flights for the summer.

El Al airliner Credit: Michal Raz-Chaimovitz El Al to halt Tel Aviv - Johannesburg flights

El Al: Due to the current security situation there has been a significant fall in demand among Israeli travelers to various destinations, including Johannesburg in South Africa.

Ryanair credit: Piote Mitelski Ryanair Ryanair to resume Israel flights February 1

The low-cost carrier will operate a reduced schedule with flights between Tel Aviv and Marseilles, Milan, Vienna, Memmingen and Baden Baden/Karlsruhe.

Wizzair Credit: Shutterstock Peter Leczo Wizz Air to resume Israel flights in March

The low-cost carrier will fly between Israel and six destinations in Europe.

Sea of Galilee beach  credit: Shai Mizrahi, Union of Kinneret Cities Israel's tourism industry on the way back

Credit card spending on tourism is rising, according to clearing company Phoenix-Gama, although it is still well below pre-war levels.

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