United Airlines Announces New Flight Between Washington D.C. and Tel Aviv

announced a new nonstop flight between its hub in and will start May 22, 2019. The new flight will offer customers convenient, nonstop access between and Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas, including high-tech business centers in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties in Virginia. 

United currently operates twice-daily service between New York/Newark and Tel Aviv and daily nonstop service between San Francisco and Tel Aviv.

The new service will offer convenient connections to nearly 70 destinations in the United States, including , , , , , and

United Airlines has continuously served Israel since August 1999, when the airline began daily service between its New York/Newark hub and Tel Aviv, and in 2004 it increased to two flights daily. In response to a growing demand for business and tourism travel, United became the first U.S. airline to operate nonstop service between the U.S. West Coast and Tel Aviv from its hub in San Francisco in March 2016, operating three flights weekly with Boeing 787-9 aircraft. In October 2016, United increased its service to daily and earlier this year began operating its newest aircraft, the Boeing 777-300ER, from San Francisco (seasonally) and New York/Newark (year-round).

Source: United Airlines