Pessah had 20% more foreign tourists

More than 50,000 passengers in 300 flights landed and took off during Ben-Gurion Airport's busiest days.

jerusalem tourist bus 88 (photo credit:)
jerusalem tourist bus 88
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Some 495,000 passengers entered and left Israel during Pessah via Ben-Gurion Airport, 52,000 people entered the Sinai Peninsula through the Taba border crossing, and 46,000 people came through Eilat's airport, the Israel Airports Authority reported Tuesday. Pessah saw a growth of 20% in the arrival of international passengers to Israel, according to the IAA. More than 50,000 passengers in 300 flights landed and took off during Ben-Gurion Airport's busiest days.