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EASYJET TO BEGIN TWO WEEKLY FLIGHTS BETWEEN TEL AVIV AND MANCHESTER

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Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

The British budget airline Easyjet has announced that due to the success of their London-Tel Aviv route they will be launching a new bi-weekly service between Tel Aviv and Manchester from November 1st 2012

The low-cost airline began running flights to Israel in 2009 which was seen as an extremely positive move on behalf of budget tourists worldwide, making tourism to and from Europe cheaper and more accessible.The new flights will depart Manchester on Monday at 1:15 p.m. and arrive in Tel Aviv at 8:20 p.m. Flights will depart Tel Aviv at 8:20 p.m. and arrive in Manchester at 12:55 a.m. The Thursday flights will depart Manchester at 11:40 a.m. and arrive in Tel Aviv at 6:55 p.m., and the flights will depart Tel Aviv at 7:50 p.m. and arrive in Manchester at 11:30 p.m

In addition, Easyjet has increased flights on its London-Tel Aviv route from seven to nine a week. It also operates four weekly flights between Tel Aviv and Geneva and Basel in Switzerland. The airline has carried more than 270,000 passengers on flights to and from Israel since inaugurating its Tel Aviv routes in 2009.

For more information: http://www.easyjet.com