Low-cost airline EasyJet announced today that it will operate its tenth route from Tel Aviv, offering a direct flight to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport. Tickets are on sale as of today. The airline says it will operate the route four times a week all year round , on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The first flight is scheduled to depart on October 26. The prices for one-way fares from Tel Aviv to Amsterdam start from €48.49 ($55), including taxes, and from Amsterdam to Tel Aviv from €46.47 ($52). If you wish to compare prices with El Al – The lowest fare on website for late October is currently $212.36.
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Neil Slaven, easyJet’s commercial manager in Israel said, “As we put another new route on sale today, we’re pleased to be continuing to expand our network by offering new destinations for our passengers to and from Tel Aviv. We expect this route to and from the countries’ major cities to appeal equally to business and leisure travelers alike.
“The introduction of our Tel Aviv to Amsterdam service reiterates easyJet’s commitment to Israel and our intentions to continue offering Israeli passengers the destinations they want.”
The Netherlands’ Ambassador to Israel Caspar Veldkamp commented on easyJet’s new route to Amsterdam, “The Netherlands is a hub for trade, investment and tourism, and Amsterdam a modern metropolis full of creativity, innovation and cultural and historical highlights. This connection will provide yet another boost to our strong ties.”