Cathay Pacific Photo: PR Cathay Pacific suspends Tel Aviv - Hong Kong flights

The Hong Kong airline has suspended flights between Tel Aviv and Hong Kong between February 24 and March 31 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

El Al plane  / Photo: Yochai Mussi El Al to launch Tel Aviv - London Stansted flights

The Israeli carrier, which last operated flights from London Stansted in 2009, will launch a five-times a week service starting June 28.

El Al plane  / Photo: Yochai Mussi El Al counting on gov't aid to beat virus crisis

Minister of Transport Bezalel Smotrich: If the state wants to preserve its civil aviation, it has to help.

Layam souvenir store LAYAM opens souvenir store at Ben Gurion Airport

LAYAM has invested NIS 1.5 million in renovating and enhancing its new duty free store in Ben Gurion airport's Terminal 3.

El Al CEO Gonen Usishkin Photo: Sivan Faraj El Al CEO: We may have to take dramatic measures

Gonen Usishkin says all airlines are in crisis over the coronavirus and El Al may have to make painful decisions.

Rami Levy  / Photo: Shlomi Yosef Rami Levy investing in hotels and sheltered housing

The investment is through BGI Investments, controlled by Rami Levy and Shalom Haim.

El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner  photo: PR El Al was struggling even before coronavirus

Low-cost competition was causing the Israeli carrier turbulence well before the East Asian virus but falling fuel prices may ease the pain.

El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner  photo: PR El Al suspends Hong Kong, reduces Bangkok flights

The Israeli carrier is also extending the suspension of Tel Aviv – Beijing flights until April 24, but Tokyo flights will go ahead as planned.

Ben Gurion Airport Virus concerns hit Israeli tourism

Bookings are down and cancellations are up as tourism slumps. Hoteliers are hoping that Israelis reluctant to travel abroad will pick up the slack.

Anadolu Jet  / Photo: Company website Turkish Airlines launching low-cost brand in Israel

Prices of flights under the Anadolu Jet low-cost brand will be 10% lower than regular Turkish Airlines flights.

El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner  photo: PR El Al sees $30m Q1 revenue drop from virus impact

The Israeli carrier, which has cancelled all flights to China, expects to make up most of the fall by reducing operational expenses.

Disabled person at airport "Israel can attract tourists with disabilities"

As more and more disabled people travel, accessibility will become very good business. Israel is well positioned to take its share.

Lior Raviv  Isrotel reopens renovated Mitzpe Hayamim hotel

Isrotel has invested $23 million in renovating the 115-room Galilee hotel overlooking the Hula Valley and Kinneret.

Arkia Arkia adds three summer destinations

Israeli airline Arkia will offer fights from Tel Aviv to Ljubljana, Tivat, and Skiathos.

Ashdod seafront promenade Ashdod wants to compete with Tel Aviv for tourists

Ashdod plans 15 hotels with 4,000 rooms built in the coming decade for its seafront with cheaper prices for tourists than Tel Aviv.

Shir Elmaliach in Tourism Ministry campaign What could derail Israel's tourism boom?

It isn't Hamas rockets - the answer lies closer to home.

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