Portuguese national carrier TAP Air Portugal is to launch daily Tel Aviv - Lisbon flights starting April 1, 2019. El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (TASE: ELAL) unit Sun D'Or currently operates two weekly flights between Tel Aviv and Portugal and Arkia Airlines Ltd. and Israir Airlines and Tourism Ltd. operate on the route on a seasonal basis. TAP is represented by Open Sky in Israel. The new route is part of TAP's worldwide expansion including new routes from Lisbon to Dublin and Basel. TAP will operate Airbus A321 168-seat aircraft on the new Tel Aviv - Lisbon route. The daily flights will take off from Tel Aviv at 5.25am and arrive in Lisbon at 9.00am local time. Lisbon flights will leave at 2.20pm and land in Tel Aviv at 9.30pm. Return ticket fares currently being advertised on TAP's website start from €236 for Tel Aviv - Lisbon - Tel Aviv (hand luggage only).