New Delhi, March 23, 2018: Air India on Thursday launched its inaugural flight linking New Delhi to Tel Aviv with a direct flight.
Flight AI139, operated with a 256-seater Boeing 787 Dreamliner, took off from the Indira Gandhi International Airport at 1800 hrs. The flight will arrive at the Ben Gurion International Airport at Tel Aviv at 2145 hrs. The return flight AI140 will depart from Tel Aviv at 2315 hrs and reach Delhi at 1000 hrs tomorrow (All Local Time).
From 1st April , 2018, AI139 will depart Delhi at 1650 hrs and reach Tel Aviv at 2145 hrs. The return flight AI140 will leave Tel Aviv at 2315 hrs to reach Delhi at 0900 hrs, the next day (All Local Time). The flight will operate thrice-a-week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and will cover the distance in around seven hours – making it the fastest air- connectivity from India to Israel.
United News of India