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Direct flights from Malaga to Tel Aviv resume next spring

  • After the success of the route, flights to Tel Aviv will resume for the high season

Flights to Tel Aviv will resume for the high season after the success of the route which debuted this year. From March to October, two flights a week will connect the Costa del Sol with the biggest city in Israel.

The route will be operated by the Sun d'Or company which belongs to the Elal airline.

Dolores Pérez, head of Israel's Tourist Office in Spain, explained how tourism to Israel had beaten all records last year with a record 3.6 million visitors and this year it looked to have overtaken that historic figure with over four million.

In response to this increase in demand, projects to improve the hotels and accommodation are being developed in the country which attracts tourists heading to Jerusalem, the Dead Sea and the Negev desert.

Last year 62,400 Spanish flew to Israel, many of them taking advantage of the direct route from Andalucía.

The five-hour flight to Tel Aviv offers huge opportunities for Andalucía and not just as a 'City Break' destination. It opens a link to the centre of finance and technology in Israel and to the markets of the Middle East.