Monday, June 19, the 1st terminal of the airport of a name Ben-Gurion began to work in full after the completion of repair and modernization.
Over the past six months it was an automatic screening system baggage HBS (Hold Baggage Screening), additional check-in counters for passengers with biometric passports. The terminal has a children’s Playground and a games mini-complexes. On the territory of the renovated terminal opened duty-free shops («duty-free»).
The terminal will continue as before to serve domestic flights, and international destinations will fully serve the flights of budget airlines.
Today Ryanayr airlines, Wizz Air, EasyJet, UP, and part of flights of airlines «Icrar», «Arcea», Tus, Blue Bird and Pegasus will go through the entire process from security checks before boarding the plane with the 1st terminal.
In total, the 1st terminal will serve 215 flights per week that will be sent to the 45 directions (24 countries). It is expected that the annual passenger traffic of the 1st terminal will be 1.5 million people.