Air India will connect the sub-continent with the Middle East with the launch of non-stop flights between New Delhi and Tel Aviv, Israel on March 22, 2018.
The airline will operate the route with Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft three times per week every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Air India’s B787 has 18 business class seats and 238 economy class seats.
The service will depart from New Delhi at 16:50 and arrive in Tel Aviv at 20:25. On its return leg, the plane will depart from Tel Aviv at 22:15 and land in Delhi the next day at 09:00. The flight time is approximately 7 hours and 10 minutes.
In addition to Air India, Israel’s national carrier El Al currently has four weekly nonstop flights from Mumbai to Tel Aviv and will soon increase its frequency. www.airindia.in