From June 5 on route tel Aviv — Larnaca will begin to operate a Cyprus company Charlie Airlines. It will make three flights a week. Expanding the list of companies working in this direction, carried out under the policy of «open skies», which adheres to the Minister of transport and exploration Yisrael Katz.
Charlie Airlines will become the eighth company operating on this route. Just today on the Israel – Cyprus on the basis of the airport of a name Ben-Gurion is performed weekly 55 flights per week.
Commenting on the event, Minister Yisrael Katz said that last week the Chinese company Hainan Airlines has filed a civil aviation authority of Israel’s request for permits to conduct direct flights between Shanghai and tel Aviv. It is about three flights a week for the period from 12 September to 28 October 2017.
Katz said that the increase in the number of companies operating scheduled passenger flights to Israel is a national strategic goal of our state. «We continue to expand air service and lower fares, so that the fruits of this revolution in consumer prices was able to take advantage of every family in Israel», — said the head of the transport Department.