Manchesters Tel Aviv Route Increases to Twice Weekly

June 29, 2009 at 00:00 is set to increase the frequency of its Manchester-based direct low fare service to Tel Aviv to twice weekly at key travel dates following overwhelming customer demand.

Friendly low fare airline,, which is the only operator to offer a direct route to Tel Aviv from the North of England, will increase the frequency of its service to twice weekly between 21st December and 4th January and from 22nd March to 26th April.

Launched in May 2009, has seen an overwhelming demand for the Tel Aviv route with the north’s Jewish community, and holidaymakers alike, keen to take advantage of the direct northern link.

Flying year-round and with package holidays on sale with, Tel Aviv provides an alternative holiday destination for the north’s sun and culture seekers. A thriving cosmopolitan beach city, Tel Aviv offers a beautiful coast, stunning architecture and a fascinating history.

Philip Meeson, boss of, said: “As the only airline to offer a great value, direct service from the North to Tel Aviv, we are delighted to see this route going from strength to strength.

“We always listen closely to our customers and the feedback that we have received from our Tel Aviv passengers is that they want even more choice when it comes to travelling to Israel at key times. We have therefore responded by increasing our frequency. We will closely monitor bookings and if demand allows, will look to increase the service on a permanent basis.”

Fact box:

  • Fly to Tel Aviv with direct from Manchester from £99.99 one way including taxes. Flights depart weekly and twice weekly between 21st December and 4th January and 22nd March to 26th April
  • Seven-night holidays with start from £599 per person. Price includes direct flights from Manchester, accommodation at the 3-star The Marina Hotel and breakfast (departing 9th July)