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El Al to Launch Direct TLV-SFO Flights, Connecting the Two Tech Centers

El Al to Launch Direct TLV-SFO Flights, Connecting the Two Tech Centers

San Francisco is the Israeli flag carrier’s sixth North American destination, following New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Boston and Toronto

Tofi Stoler  :  2018-01-04T17:25:37..
Israel’s flag carrier, El Al Israel Airlines Ltd., announced on Tuesday it would launch a nonstop service between Tel Aviv and San Francisco toward the end of this year. The company will offer three flights a week on a route that will connect two of the world’s leading technology hubs.

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San Francisco will be the airline's sixth destination in North America, after New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Boston, and Toronto. El Al began bolstering its service to North America in 2015, adding Boston and Miami to the existing New York and Los Angeles destinations.

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“San Francisco is a city of strategic importance to EL AL, with great emphasis on the business market,” El Al CEO David Maimon said in a statement.

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El Al is not the first airliner to offer a direct TLV-SFO line. In March 2016, United Airlines began offering three flights a week on the same route. United also offers two daily direct flights connecting Tel Aviv and Newark, NJ.
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