easyJet launches Tel Aviv service

easyJet has announced plans for a new six times weekly service between London Luton and Tel Aviv, making it the first low-cost carrier to operate on the route.

The new flights will commence operations on 02 November, with fares leading in at £72 one way - about half the current prices for flights between London and Israel.easyJet’s winter routes also see a further expansion of operations in Morocco, with a
new twice weekly service between London Gatwick and Agadir, commencing 04 November.

Andy Harrison, easyJet’s chief executive, commented: “This is a major breakthrough. For the first time the traveling public in the London area has the choice between a high cost traditional airline and a low-cost alternative.”

“We look forward to bringing our unique blend of low fares with friendly service to a whole new market.”

The addition of these routes takes the total number of new easyJet services to be introduced in the coming year to 23.

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The Tel Aviv move reflects strengthening demand for travel between the UK and Israel , with Jet2.com last week also expanding services from Manchester to Tel Aviv.
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