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British discount airline Easy Jet announced on Thursday that it will be opening
a new route from Tel Aviv to Basel, Switzerland.
From December, the
airline will be offering three weekly flights, with tickets starting from
Those traveling to Basel will have an option of flying on Sundays,
Tuesdays and Thursdays, departing from Ben-Gurion Airport’s Terminal 1 at 1:40
p.m.and arriving in Basel at 5:20 p.m. The return flights depart at 7:55
a.m. and arrive in Tel Aviv at 12:55 p.m. All flights will be aboard Airbus 320,
which can seat 180 passengers.
According to Easy Jet, flights to Basel
will start at a cost of €35.99 and the return flight will cost €38.15. The low
prices are guaranteed only to those who book well in advance, and the price
doesn’t include meals or luggage handling. Easy Jet’s Israeli spokesman
explained that the difference in price was the result of different airport taxes
In addition to the Basel flights, Easy Jet is also
expanding its flight service to London’s Luton Airport. Starting
will be offering daily flights instead of the current six flights a
average price of a one-way ticket from Tel Aviv to London is €123.
Jet Is Britain’s biggest airline, and the fourth largest in Europe in
The airline operates 100 routes and operates out of 50