American Airlines becomes the only U.S. carrier with nonstop service from Miami to Tel Aviv


American Airlines becomes the only U.S. carrier with nonstop service from Miami to Tel Aviv

American Airlines has already announced new service Tel Aviv- New York (JFK) launching May 6

Starting on June 4, American Airlines will launch its first flight from Miami (MIA) to Tel Aviv (TLV). The airline makes the only U.S. carrier operating this route.

The new three times weekly service, 12-hour flight, will be operated on a Boeing 777-200. Tickets will be available beginning Feb. 15.   

Onboard, travelers will have the option to choose a Business cabin with a lie-flat, direct-aisle access seats, Premium Economy, or Main Cabin with pre-ordered Kosher meals and Kosher wine in each cabin.

According to the company, evening flight times will also allow for optimal connections beyond MIA to 49 popular destinations across the Caribbean and Latin American, including Cancun, Mexico City, and Bogota.

The American carrier also recently announced it will start daily year-round flights from New York (JFK) to Tel Aviv, also operated on a 777-200, beginning May 6.

American also intends to launch a new service from Tel Aviv to its largest hub, Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) later this year. This service will provide several connections throughout the U.S. Additional details will release at a later date.

“American’s complimentary schedule from Miami and New York to Tel Aviv will ensure enhanced connectivity for our customers traveling from Israel to the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean,” said Tom Lattig, Vice President EMEA Sales and Distribution, American Airlines.

Flights subject to government approval:

Origin Destination Operating Days Start Date Departure Time ArrivalTime
TLV MIA Mon/ Thur./Sat June 5 11:55 p.m. 6:25 a.m.
MIA TLV Wed./Fri./Sun. June 4 8 p.m. 3:10 p.m.

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