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easyJet Now Largest Foreign Airline in Israel

easyJet carried to and from the country about 56,000 passengers in nine routes last month and was second only to El Al for the volume of passengers in January.



According to figures released by the Israeli Airport Authority for January, UK airline easyJet has become the largest foreign airline in Israel, second only to El Al.

easyJet started the low fares revolution in Israel, back in November 2009, carried to and from the country about 56,000 passengers in nine routes last month. An increase of almost 10% year on year.

EasyJet commercial manager Neil Slaven, said, “We are delighted to hear we have become the largest foreign airline serving Israel. We have grown significantly over the course of the last seven years. We continue to look for opportunities to further grow in Israel because with our pan European network we are perfectly positioned to open up many European destinations to passengers flying to and from Israel.”

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