Dubai, November 8, 2021: Emirates will launch a non-stop daily flight between Dubai and Tel Aviv, Israel, starting December 6.
The move comes as the UAE and Israel improve economic cooperation to drive growth in a variety of sectors, in addition to increasing trade flows between the two countries. With the new daily flights, Israeli travelers will be able to connect seamlessly to Dubai and via Dubai to Emirates’ global route network of more than 120 destinations. Flight times to / from Tel Aviv will offer travelers easy access to major leisure destinations beyond Dubai such as Thailand, the Indian Ocean Islands and South Africa, among others.
Moreover, the new flights feature convenient inbound links to Tel Aviv from close to 30 destinations of the Emirates across Australia, the US, Brazil, Mexico, India and South Africa, all home to some of the largest Jewish communities in the world. Travelers from the United States wishing to stop in Dubai before Departure for the continuation journey to Tel Aviv can benefit from the Dubai Stop Over package, which includes stays in world-class hotels, tours and other activities.
Dubai also continues to attract leisure travelers from Israel with its expanding list of experiences, including hosting Expo 2020 Dubai which drew more than 2 million visits in its first month. Israel is participating in the Expo 2020 exhibition in Dubai with its own country pavilion under the theme ‘Connecting Thoughts – Creating the Future’.
Emirates’ new flights will also strengthen ties with business communities in the two countries, creating new channels for the network and creating investment opportunities between industries. With the opening of non-visa travel between the two countries and the easing of restrictions throughout the Emirates network, the new services will meet the future demand for travel in and from Tel Aviv.
The airline will deploy its modern Boeing 777-300ER in a three-class configuration, offering first-class private suites, business-class flat seats and spacious economy-class seats to serve customers on the Dubai-Tel Aviv route. Daily flights are scheduled to depart from Dubai as EK931 at 1450, and arrive at Ben Gurion Airport at 1625 local time. The return flight EK932 will depart from Tel Aviv at 1825, arriving in Dubai at 2325 local time.
Emirates customers will also benefit from sharing the airline’s code sharing with flydubai. The codeshare provides passengers with short and smooth connectivity from Dubai to points across the combined networks of the two providers, which today consists of 210 destinations in 100 countries.
Emirates has fully rebuilt its Middle East network and currently flies to 12 cities across the region.
Tel Aviv is the largest and most populous city in Israel and is the economic and technological center of the country. The city attracted more than 4.5 million visitors in 2019, according to data from the Israeli Ministry of Tourism. Tel Aviv is known for its pristine beaches, thriving culinary scene, cultural sights and the world’s largest collection of 4,000 unique Bauhaus-style buildings that have become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is also an advanced center of breakthrough science and technology, with an entrepreneurial ecosystem Strong that has produced innovations and products adopted around the world and in a variety of sectors.
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