· First flight will operate eastbound from New York on May 6, tickets will be on sale Jan. 25
· Route will offer enhanced connectivity from the North East as part of American and JetBlue’s strategic alliance
FORT WORTH, Texas — Beginning May 6, American Airlines will launch new daily year-round service from; Tel Aviv; Israel (TLV) to New York (JFK); on a Boeing 777-200. Flights will be available for purchase beginning Jan. 25.
Onboard customers can choose to travel in Flagship Business, Premium Economy or Main Cabin. WIFI and inflight entertainment are available throughout the aircraft. Customers can also pre-order kosher meal service in flight in every cabin. Kosher wine will also be available in all classes of service.
American’s return to TLV marks a significant milestone as part of the new strategic alliance between JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) and American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL). The partnership offers customers enhanced connectivity and access to the biggest network in the Northeast. This alliance will be integral for both carriers as they rebuild operations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It is a great privilege for American Airlines to return to Tel Aviv,” said Tom Lattig, Vice President EMEA Sales and Distribution, American Airlines. “The safety and comfort of our customers and team is always our top priority, and we look forward to serving our customers on this important business, leisure and cultural route.”
American also intends to launch new service from TLV to its largest hub, Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) later this year, which will provide several connections throughout the U.S. There will be additional details on DFW service at a later date.
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American’s Clean Commitment
Enhancing customer confidence and convenience while travelling both domestically and internationally is a key priority for American. As the first U.S. airline to introduce VeriFLY, the platform offers an easy way to provide results from a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) test and other completed documents required for all international travel destinations inbound to the United States.
American was also the first airline to achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) for its entire fleet of aircraft and Admirals Club lounges. Learn more about American’s clean commitment to care for our customers and team members here.
About American Airlines Group
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