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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Gurion_Airport#Airlinesanddestinations

Austria
Vienna Austrian Airlines, El Al, WizzAir (begins June 2018) Bluebird Airways

Belgium
Brussels Brussels Airlines, El Al, Ryan Air

BULGARIA
Sofia Bulgaria Air, El Al, WizzAir
Varna WizzAir

Canada
Montreal Air Canada (from May to Jan.), Air Transat (summer only)
Toronto Air Canada, Air Transat (begins June 2018), El Al
Many travelers from Canada connect via Europe popular airlines for connecting with good fares and convenient times include Turkish Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, and Swiss.

China
Beijing El Al, Hainan Airlines
Guangzhou Hainan Airlines (begins in 2018)
Hong Kong Cathay Pacific, El Al
Shanghai Hainan Airlines
Shenzhen Hainan Airlines (begins in 2018)

Cyprus
Larnaca Arkia, Cobalt, Cyprus Air, El Al UP, TUS Air
Paphos Ryanair

Czech Republic
Prague El Al/UP, Smartwings,

Denmark
Copenhagen Norweigan Air Shuttle

France
Paris Air France, Arkia, ASL (begins summer 2018), easyJet, El Al, Transavia, XL Airways France
Lyon Transavia, easyJet (from spring 2018)
Bordeaux easyJet (from spring 2018)
Marseille El Al
Nice Air France (seasonal), Israir, easyJet (from spring 2018)

Germany
Baden-Baden Ryanair
Berlin easyJet (Schonefeld and Tegel), Germania (Tegel), El Al/UP (Schonefeld), Israir (Schonefeld)
Dusseldorf Germania,
Frankfurt El Al, Lufthansa
Hamburg Germania
Munich Arkia, El Al, Lufthansa
Nuremberg Germania
Stuttgart Arkia (seasonal), Israir (seasonal)

Greece
Athens Aegean Airlines, Alitalia, El Al
Seasonal and charter flights are available from many of the Greek Islands

Hungary
Budapest El Al/UP, Wizz Air
Debrecen WizzAir

Iceland
Rejkjavik WOW Air

India
Mumbai El Al
New Delhi Air India

Italy
Rome Alitalia, El Al, Vueling, Ryanair
Milan easyJet, El Al, Ryanair
Florence Vueling (summer only)
Naples easyJet
Venice El Al, easyJet
Verona El Al

Latvia
Riga Air Baltic, WizzAir

Lithuania
Vilnius  WizzAir

Netherlands
Amsterdam easyJet, El Al, KLM, Transavia
Eindhoven Transavia

Poland
Gdansk LOT, Ryanair
Katowice Wizz Air
Krakow Ryanair, Sun DOr (El Al)
Lublin -LOT
Poznan LOT, Ryanair
Rzeszow LOT
Warsaw El Al, LOT, Wizz Air
Wroclaw LOT, Ryanair

ROMANIA
Bucharest BlueAir, El Al, Tarom, Wizz Air
Cluj BlueAir, WizzAir
Craiova WizzAir
Iasi Tarom, WizzAir
Timisoara WizzAir

Slovakia
Bratislava Smartwings (seasonally)

South Africa
Johannesburg El Al
Many travelers from South Africa fly via Addis Ababa with Ethiopian Airlines

Spain
Barcelona Air Europa (seasonally) El Al, Norweigan Air Shuttle, Vueling
Madrid Air Europa, El Al, Iberia, Smartwings (seasonally)
Tenerife-South Smartwings (seasonally)

Sweden
Stockholm Norwegian Air Shuttle

Switzerland
Geneva easyJet, El Al
Basel easyJet
Zurich El Al, Swiss

Thailand
Bangkok Arkia (begins July 2018), El Al

Turkey
Istanbul Atlas Global, Pegasus, Turkish Airlines

United Kingdom

London British Airways (Heathrow), easyJet (Luton and Gatwick), El Al (Luton and Heathrow), WizzAir (Luton)
Manchester easyJet, Sun DOR (seasonal)

USA
Boston El Al
Los Angeles El Al
Miami El Al
New York City Delta (JFK), El Al (JFK and Newark), United (Newark)
San Francisco United Airlines, El Al (begins May 2019)
Las Vegas - El Al
Washington DC (Dulles IAD) - United

HT: ItsYehuda
&
https://www.touristisrael.com/full-list-flights-tel-aviv-israel/12331/

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2175 on: August 03, 2020, 02:35:29 PM »
Elal pulled all their flights until October. Including ny/lax/miami.

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2176 on: August 03, 2020, 02:40:35 PM »
That's assuming that the Israelis won't exclude passengers merely transiting via Canada.  ::)
As I said
If they allow anybody coming from Canada, 
Purpose > Pleasure

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2177 on: August 03, 2020, 04:23:55 PM »
AN225 in TLV now ?s=20

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2178 on: August 06, 2020, 08:29:31 AM »
https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-israels-skies-to-partially-reopen-august-16-1001338429

Correct me if i'm wrong but it does sound like the corona virus cabinet approved in principle not requiring quarantine from ppl arriving from green countries ('green' TBD  ;D).

There were lots of talks until now, but sounds like approval in principle?

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2179 on: August 06, 2020, 08:49:29 AM »
https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-israels-skies-to-partially-reopen-august-16-1001338429

Correct me if i'm wrong but it does sound like the corona virus cabinet approved in principle not requiring quarantine from ppl arriving from green countries ('green' TBD  ;D).

There were lots of talks until now, but sounds like approval in principle?

Indeed. Now we just need them to classify NY as green and/or accept antibodies test + negative corona test as well.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2180 on: August 06, 2020, 08:54:23 AM »
Indeed. Now we just need them to classify NY as green and/or accept antibodies test + negative corona test as well.
Lol. i'll do just fine with Greece. Will save the US for 2021

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2181 on: August 06, 2020, 10:33:41 AM »
Lol. i'll do just fine with Greece. Will save the US for 2021

Why would Greece be any less risky than NY? And what major benefit to the Israeli economy will come from allowing Greece but not NY?
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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« Reply #2182 on: August 06, 2020, 11:34:02 AM »
Why would Greece be any less risky than NY? And what major benefit to the Israeli economy will come from allowing Greece but not NY?
Wasn't assuming Greece being less risky. Just voicing my personal traveling preference

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2183 on: August 06, 2020, 11:41:16 AM »
Why would Greece be any less risky than NY? And what major benefit to the Israeli economy will come from allowing Greece but not NY?
Don't think it has to do with risky. Israelis like going to Greece.

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2184 on: August 06, 2020, 11:59:02 AM »
Don't think it has to do with risky. Israelis like going to Greece.
But what provides the most benefit to the economy?

Once they decide on allowing some, they should make an exception like Germany does. A current negative test avoids quarantine.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2185 on: August 06, 2020, 12:35:41 PM »
But what provides the most benefit to the economy?

Once they decide on allowing some, they should make an exception like Germany does. A current negative test avoids quarantine.
The main thing is that they allow @ExGingi to enter without quarantine. The details can be worked out around that. :P
Just because things turned out a certain way doesn't mean you were right.

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2186 on: August 06, 2020, 01:30:48 PM »
The main thing is that they allow @ExGingi to enter without quarantine. The details can be worked out around that. :P

Could have stated it better myself!

Germany got it right:
https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/pressemitteilungen/EN/2020/07/anpassung-einreisebschraenkungen-drittstaaten-en.html

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Regardless of the possibility to enter the country, Germany still has a quarantine requirement in place in all federal states on the basis of the Protection against Infection Act (Infektionsschutzgesetz) for those returning to and entering Germany from regions designated by the Robert Koch Institute as risk areas. The quarantine requirement also applies across the board (with the exception of transit passengers) for travellers with an important reason for travel.

An exception is made from the quarantine requirement if the person has an up-to-date negative coronavirus test.

Why can't the Israelis do the same?  ::)    Also IINM the Germans have a rapid test available at FRA (and possibly other airports) where they can get a response in 3 hours.

https://www.frankfurt-airport.com/en/transfer-at-frankfurt-airport/covid-19/fly-safely.html

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Beginning on August 8, 2020, all travelers returning from high-risk areas must be tested either no more than 48 hours prior to flying or free of charge 72 hours after arriving in Germany. Free tests are available in two testing centers located right at the airport on the pedestrian bridge connecting Terminal 1 and the long-distance train station.

Unless they have tested negative for Covid-19, passengers arriving from high-risk countries must immediately quarantine themselves at home or their final destination for two weeks.
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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2187 on: August 06, 2020, 02:56:21 PM »
Could have stated it better myself!

Germany got it right:
https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/pressemitteilungen/EN/2020/07/anpassung-einreisebschraenkungen-drittstaaten-en.html

Why can't the Israelis do the same?  ::)    Also IINM the Germans have a rapid test available at FRA (and possibly other airports) where they can get a response in 3 hours.

https://www.frankfurt-airport.com/en/transfer-at-frankfurt-airport/covid-19/fly-safely.html


How do you propose gettoing around the incubation period for everyone other than you?
Just because things turned out a certain way doesn't mean you were right.

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2188 on: August 06, 2020, 02:59:46 PM »
@ExGingi they are listening to you

After ministers agree to widen flight availability from August 16, Airports Authority publishes tender to operate on-site lab, with passengers tested 72 hours before departure

https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-said-planning-pre-flight-tests-color-coded-countries-as-skies-reopen/

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #2189 on: August 06, 2020, 04:13:29 PM »
@ExGingi they are listening to you

After ministers agree to widen flight availability from August 16, Airports Authority publishes tender to operate on-site lab, with passengers tested 72 hours before departure

https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-said-planning-pre-flight-tests-color-coded-countries-as-skies-reopen/

I can't see any indication of them listening to me from the article you quoted. I'm not surprised as my updated email to the relevant powers hasn't gone out yet, and I doubt they're on DDF.

On a side note, it's amazing what kind of brainwashing goes on in Israel (through the general media). All they can talk about is 17,000 "Avrechim" being allowed to enter Israel. The average joe on street thinks it's some kind of preferential treatment, when there is nothing further from the truth. I just spoke to someone this morning, and after he mentioned that to me, I told him how short sighted they all are. Rather than welcoming thousands of American tourists with sensible safe policies, they are rejecting everyone. And then he tells me that he wishes he could travel out of the country, when I asked what's stopping you, he said he doesn't want to quarantine upon return.
« Last Edit: August 06, 2020, 04:16:45 PM by ExGingi »
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