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Air Travel to Israel

 

 Most of the international airlines operate flights to Israel.  El Al, operates many direct flights from the United States, Europe, the Far East, and Africa. 
Other Israeli airlines such as Arkia and Israir operate flights from central locations in Europe.  There are no direct flights to Israel from distant locations such as Australia or South Africa, or from countries that have no diplomatic relations with Israel.  It is therefore a good idea to reserve a connecting flight from these places, or to arrive in Europe and then purchase a ticket to Israel.

 

Flight times to Israel from some cities:

From London - about 4 ½ hours

From Los Angeles - about 17 hours

From New York - about 11 hours

From Singapore - about 11 hours

 

Most international flights land at Ben Gurion Airport, which is located near the town of Lod - approximately a half hour’s drive from Tel Aviv.  Ben Gurion airport has recently opened a new, modern terminal with a large variety of duty-free shops, restaurants, and coffeehouses.  Some flights from Europe also land at Sde Dov in north Tel Aviv or at Ovda Airport near Eilat.

 

 


Israel Airport Authority
Telephone: 011-972 3-975-5555

Website:  http://www.iaa.gov.il/Rashat/en-US/Rashot

 

El Al Israel Airlines
Telephone: 972 3-9771111
Website: www.elal.co.il
  

Arkia Airlines 
Telephone: 972-3-690- 3712 
Website: www.arkia.com


Israir Airlines
Reservations: 877-ISRAIR-1/ 516-593-1785
Telephone: 972 1-700-505-777
Website: www.israirairlines.com
 

 

 


International Airline Companies that have offices in Israel:

 

Air Canada
Reservations: 972-3-6072111
Tel: 011-972-3-6072111
Website: www.aircanada.com/il/en/home.html


Alitalia 
Tel: 011-972-3-7960760

Website: www.alitalia.com

Air France 
Tel: 011-972-3-7555050

 Website: www.airfrance.com


Austrian Airlines 
Package reservations: 1- 800-790-4682
Airline reservations: 1- 800-843-0002
Tel:011- 972-3-5115111
Website: www.aua.com


British Airways 
Tel: 011- 972-3-6061555

Website: www.britishairways.com


Continental Airlines 
International Reservation:1- 800-231-0856
Tel: 011- 972-3-5116777
 

Website: www.continental.com

 

Delta Air Lines
International Reservations: 1- 800-241-4141
Website: www.delta.com 

Iberia 
Tel: 011- 972-3-5163239

Website: www.iberia.com

KLM 
Tel: 011-972-3-7967999
Website: www.klm.com


Lufthansa German Airlines 
Tel: 011-972-1-800-937-1-937

Website: www.lufthansa.com


Lot Polish Airlines 
Tel:011- 972-3-5104044/5

Websitewww.lot.com

Malév  
Tel: 011-972-3-
5621100

Website:www.malev.hu


Swiss Intl. Airline 
Tel: 011-972-3-7148555, 1-700-700-257

 Website: www.swiss.com


Tarom 
Tel:011- 972-3-5275526

Website: http://www.tarom.ro/en/


Turkish Airlines 
Tel: 011-972-3-
5172333
Website: www.turkishairlines.com


 

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