Air India will increase the flight frequency between New Delhi and Tel Aviv, Israel from July 14. As per the new schedule, the flag carrier of India will be operating this service four times a week- Tuesday, Thursday Saturday and Sunday (Prior to this, the service was operated thrice a week).

This New Delhi-Tel Aviv operations by Air India began from March 22 this year. The airline has been deploying its 256-seater Boeing 787 Dreamliner on this route.

Hassan Madah, director of Israel ministry of tourism for India and Philippines said, “We are pleased with Air India’s move to increase weekly flight frequency in light of the significant rise in tourist arrivals from India. The outbound numbers to Israel have grown exponentially in the last few years and this introduction will help meet the growing demand from India.”

Meanwhile, Israel has also reduced visa fee for Indian travellers to cater to this growing tourist flow between the two countries.