Tuesday 23 July 2019

Ryanair announces major expansion of Israel operations with addition of 15 new routes

Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

Ryanair has announced a major expansion across its Israel operations with the addition of 15 new routes.

The budget airline will now operate seven new Tel Aviv routes: Baden Baden (2 weekly), Gdansk (2 weekly), Krakow (2 weekly), Milan Bergamo (4 weekly), Paphos (daily), Poznan (2 weekly) and Wroclaw (2 weekly).

Eight new Eilat Ovda routes have also been added to the carrier's offering in the region: Baden Baden (2 weekly), Berlin (2 weekly), Brussels Charleroi (2 weekly), Frankfurt Hahn (2 weekly), Gdansk (2 weekly), Milan Bergamo (2 weekly), Poznan (2 weekly) & Warsaw (2 weekly).

The existing routes to Bratislava (2 weekly), Budapest (2 weekly), Krakow (2 weekly) & Kaunas (2 weekly) will still remain in operation.

 “We are pleased to launch our Israel winter 2017 schedule, which includes 19 routes including 7 new Tel Aviv routes and 8 new Eilat Ovda routes, which will go on sale on early February," Ryanair's David O'Brien said in Tel Aviv.

"We appreciate the tireless work of Minister Yariv Levin and his officials to bring tourist flights to Israel and establish Eilat as a viable alternative to competing sunshine destinations in Europe."

To celebrate the launch of the Israel winter 2017 schedule, Ryanair are releasing seats for sale from Tel Aviv and Eilat Ovda from just €20, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday, February 2.

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