Washngton, DC - June 7, 2024  - United Airlines and Delta Airlines are set to resume flights to Israel this week, after long pauses in service due to the ongoing war with Hamas since October 7 and Iran’s unprecedented drone and missile attack in April.

Israel’s flag carrier El Al has been one of the only airlines with regular flights since October 7 after most foreign carriers halted services, while tourists have mostly stayed away since the brutal assault by Hamas on southern Israel and amid the ensuing war.

United is set to resume flights to Israel on Thursday, after a suspension of several weeks. The airline was the first American carrier to resume direct flights to Israel in March since pausing after October 7, but temporarily halted service again a few weeks later following the Iranian attack.

Daily flights to Newark are currently scheduled to resume on June 6, and twice daily from June 20.... Read More: Times of Israel