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Tel Aviv

Ryanair to resume flights to and from Israel beginning in June

Ryanair suspended flights to and from Tel Aviv citing high terminal costs.

RYANAIR WILL RESUME flights to and from Israel on 3 June after suspending its services in February, the airline has announced.

Ryanair said that it had made the decision following Ben Gurion International Airport’s decision to re-open its low-cost Terminal 1.

“The airline will operate 40 flights per week to/from Athens, Bari, Berlin, Budapest, Malta, Milan and Paphos,” the company said.

A Ryanair spokesperson said: “It is great news that Ben Gurion Airport is re-opening Terminal 1, which has enabled Ryanair to resume our Tel Aviv operations from Mon, 3 June, with 40 weekly flights to/from key markets such as Cyprus, Germany, Greece, and Italy available to book now at”

Ryanair suspended flights to and from Tel Aviv in mid-February citing high terminal costs

Previously the firm said it had to axe 960 flights in November 2023 and 950 flights in January 2024 to and from Israel as a result of ongoing conflict in Gaza.

Includes reporting from Muiris O’Cearbhaill.