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Link to form that needs to be filled out within 48 hours of flight to Israel

Accordingly, the FINAL criteria For entering Israel are as follows - you must meet ONE of these conditions in order to enter Israel:

1. Vaccinated within 180 days of the trip with either a second vaccine or a booster and it must be at least 14 days after the shot.

2. Recovered within 180 days of the trip with DIGITAL proof of a positive PCR result and more than 11 days have passed since the positive result. This type of proof only exists in the EU. The UK will likely have it as well.

3. Recovered anytime – even more than 180 days before the trip - with DIGITAL proof of positive PCR result AND vaccinated with at least one dose within 180 days of the trip. Again at the moment the digital proof only exists in the EU and possibly the UK shortly.

Your vaccination or recovery CANNOT expire while in Israel, which means you may not be in Israel more than 180 days after your vaccine or recovery have expired.

CONSEQUENCES FOR VIOLATING THE TERMS OF ENTRY: VIOLATION OF ANY OF THE ABOVE CRITERIA CAN MEAN SANCTIONS INCLUDING BARRING YOUR ENTRY TO ISRAEL FOR 5 YEARS.

Link to pay for the Covid test that you'll take upon arrival in TLV

Author Topic: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread  (Read 402481 times)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6780 on: June 22, 2022, 04:51:24 PM »
No. The specific airplane is only assigned a day or two before the flight.
Theres FT hock on what seat is the safest, I don't remember now what it was.
The newer non graveyard seats are truly exceptional. As I'm tall I especially enjoy the end of the footwell not being as cramped as it usually is.

I agree. I have flown both, and the back to back are horrendous, as you can feel every movement of the person in the other seat.

Based in the AA map I posted above, it looks like the safe seats are 1A,1D,1H,7A,7L (rear facing) and 10A,10L (forward facing). Based on what I read about more shoulder space in the rear facing seats, I am guessing that the forward facing seats might have slightly larger footwells.

AAmazing how one airline can have the best and worst (or close to worst) hard product on the same route.
« Last Edit: June 22, 2022, 05:09:08 PM by ExGingi »
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6781 on: June 23, 2022, 06:36:06 AM »
The Times of Israel: Chaos at Ben Gurion Airport seems to worsen as lines stretch out of terminal.
https://www.timesofisrael.com/chaos-at-ben-gurion-airport-seems-to-worsen-as-lines-stretch-out-of-terminal/
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6782 on: June 23, 2022, 07:57:37 AM »
The Times of Israel: Chaos at Ben Gurion Airport seems to worsen as lines stretch out of terminal.
https://www.timesofisrael.com/chaos-at-ben-gurion-airport-seems-to-worsen-as-lines-stretch-out-of-terminal/

I'm not justifying the line, but Terminal 1 is much smaller (it's the low cost terminal), so if they went back to full capacity without staffing it's easy to see how people are out the door.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6783 on: June 23, 2022, 08:10:26 AM »
If they went back to full capacity without staffing
It's the same issue at Terminal 3, and across many airports globally - less staff dealing with more traffic.

I read yesterday that AMS will be limiting pax traffic by reducing the number of flights. I hope we won't get to that in Israel. The feedback I received from LY is that TLV is not managing to source more staff.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6784 on: June 23, 2022, 11:31:42 AM »
Starting tomorrow, anyone returning from overseas can get a free PCR test within 10 days of arrival.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6785 on: June 23, 2022, 11:33:31 AM »
This thread should really be in Up in the Air
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6786 on: June 26, 2022, 07:54:15 PM »
I filled out the form a few days ago. If I change my ticket to arrive a few hours earlier do I need to resubmit the form?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6787 on: June 26, 2022, 11:16:11 PM »
I filled out the form a few days ago. If I change my ticket to arrive a few hours earlier do I need to resubmit the form?
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