United Airlines to Resume Flight Service to Israel Next Month


In the aftermath of the October 7, 2023 terrorist attack, the world rallied around Israel. World leaders first condemned the raid, then began arranging for Israel to receive support to defend itself against Hamas and rescue hostages forcibly abducted to Gaza.

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For safety reasons, various air carriers like Delta and United Airlines canceled service to Tel Aviv and other Israeli cities. Travelers with flights already booked were subsequently offered immediate refunds or rebookings through airlines with service, such as EL AL Israel Airlines.

Almost five months after the invasion of the Jewish state, airlines are now gearing up to resume service to Israel. While Delta is scheduled to restart flights to the country in May, United Airlines is planning to commence flight service to Israel as soon as next month.

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Earlier today, United Airlines put out a press release announcing it’ll provide service to Tel Aviv with flights leaving from New York/Newark. On Saturday, March 2 and Monday, March 4, these trips will pause in Munich, Germany ahead of arriving in Tel Aviv.