Editorial NEWSru.co.il continues to track changes on the map of routes from Israel.
In the last month, one of the main themes of Israeli flights was the beginning of the airline Air India on the route new Delhi-tel Aviv. Finally it becomes clear, whether will give Saudi Arabia permission to fly aircraft of Air India to Israel, 22 March. This is the date March 18 was postponed the first flight from new Delhi.
At the same time, it should be emphasized that, unlike previous publications, this time the airline has published a flight schedule and ticket prices.
Flights will be operated on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Flight time – 7 hours, which means flying over the airspace of Saudi Arabia (plane «El Al» is in the air 9 hours). The cost of round-trip tickets will start at $ 640.
Meanwhile, the release of the Israeli market announced another Chinese airline Sichuan Airlines will go out with August this year on route tel Aviv-Chengdu, greatly facilitating the life of Israeli fans of giant pandas. The flights will be operated twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Prices are not yet published.
Thai airline Bangkok Airways and Israeli airlines «El al» has announced the signing of an agreement of «code sharing», facilitating Israeli passengers the use of the network of air routes, Thai airlines, including air routes to Vietnam and Cambodia.
Another novelty on the Israeli map of the routes is the city of Tenerife in Spain owned Canary Islands. Within months of entering the route tel Aviv-Tenerife declared at once two airlines – Israeli «Israir» and the Czech low cost airline Smartwings.
Smartwings will carry out one flight a week (on Tuesdays) on Tenerife and two more flights a week (Sundays and Tuesdays) in Madrid. The cost of tickets to Tenerife from $ 600 in Madrid from $ 300.
«Israair» will sell tickets for flights to Tenerife at a price of $ 640 (also on Tuesdays).
Company Austrian Airlines and Air Germania announced an increase in the number of flights on routes from tel Aviv to Vienna and Berlin, respectively. The number of flights to Vienna in the summer season will increase by 4 per flight and will be 18 flights per week, starting with the winter season 2018/2019 – another 3 flights to 21 flights a week. The number of flights Germania Air Berlin will double to 6 flights a week.
For the first time in a very long time on the map of international routes will appear in the tel-Aviv airport, SDE Dov. The airline «AIT» will associate it with the Cypriot city of Paphos in the framework of the tourist company «Ista».
Meanwhile, the airline Wizz air has announced the termination of work with the Slovak Kosice airport and, accordingly, the termination of service of the route tel Aviv-Kosice. Previously, the company announced the termination of service of the route tel Aviv-Prague.
Analysis of the queries of website Skyscanner flight search over the past week showed that the most popular of the non-existent direct routes is the route tel Aviv-Bologna.
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