With US Airways New Flights to Tel Aviv, is American Next?


american-airlinesUS Airways became the latest US carrier to fly non stop to Tel Aviv, raising speculation that American Airlines will soon join Continental and Delta in offering direct flights to Tel Aviv. US Airways began its direct flights from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv on July 1st. The flight aboard a brand-new Airbus A330-200, with a capacity of 258 passengers, including 20 “envoy class” seats, has in its first few days included many kosher passengers. It has long been rumored that American would eventually initiate a direct flight to Tel Aviv, but for the moment the airline is content with its code-share agreement with El Al, allowing it to fly passengers from around the country to El Al’s main departure cities, which is primarily New York, New Jersey and Los Angeles. El Al ended its code share agreement with Delta when the carrier began direct flights from New York in addition to its daily flights from Atlanta.

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  1. We should all fly together with mossiach Tzadkainu. Hopefully there won’t be Tisha Bav and we will have a Real Yom Tov.