A New Era of Travel at Ben Gurion Airport

As we embark on a new phase of international travel, the Ben Gurion Airport is filled with excitement and anticipation. The past five months have been challenging, but finally, the skies are opening up again, marking a significant milestone in the world of travel and tourism. We are delighted to announce that airline operations are resuming shortly, connecting Israel with the world starting imminently.

Welcome Back to the Skies

In an exhilarating development, esteemed airlines such as Wizz Air and United Airlines are leading the charge, resuming flights and re-establishing connections that span continents. This resurgence of flights is a beacon of hope and a testament to the resilience of the travel industry.

The Return of Global Airlines to Ben Gurion Airport

The return of airlines to Ben Gurion Airport is a phased plan that promises to expand our horizons:

  • March 1st: Wizz Air reinitiates its operations, reinstating dozens of daily flights to various destinations including Budapest, Sofia, London, Katowice, Krakow, and Bucharest. Come April, the airline plans to expand its services to cover most of its destinations from Israel.
  • March 2nd: Cyprus Airways and United Airlines take to the skies, with the latter marking the return of American airlines to Israeli airspace since the outbreak of the conflict. United Airlines will offer daily flights connecting New York to Israel, enhancing options for transatlantic travel.
  • March 3rd: Air India and ITA Airways join the fold, with the former operating direct flights to New Delhi and the latter servicing Rome three times a week.
  • March 16th: Eurowings, part of the Lufthansa Group, introduces direct flights from Tel Aviv to Düsseldorf, operating twice a week.
  • March 24th: Brussels Airlines, another Lufthansa Group affiliate, resumes its direct flights from Tel Aviv to Brussels, adding to the growing list of destinations.

A Record-Breaking Day

In a testament to the enduring appeal of travel and the strategic importance of Ben Gurion Airport, a new record was set with over 33,100 passengers traversing the airport in a single day, marking the highest number of travelers since the onset of the conflict.

This resurgence of flights and the breaking of passenger records at Ben Gurion Airport herald a promising future for international travel. It signifies not just the return of connectivity but also the enduring spirit of exploration that defines us.

We invite you to embrace this new era of travel with open arms. Whether you’re planning a trip to the breathtaking beaches of Bangkok or exploring the vibrant streets of New York, the world is once again at your fingertips. Join us in celebrating this milestone and rediscover the joy of travel with Ben Gurion Airport.

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