Dulles International Celebrates New United Airlines Service to Tel Aviv, Israel

Published: May 22, 2019

Dulles International the only airport in the National Capital Region offering nonstop service to Tel Aviv
 

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United Airlines (UAL) Wednesday will launch its first nonstop flight between the Washington, D.C., area and Tel Aviv from its hub at Washington Dulles International Airport. Offering more nonstop service between the United States and Tel Aviv than any other U.S. airline, United's Dulles route will be the carrier's third U.S. gateway to Israel. United becomes the only airline providing nonstop, year-round service between Washington, D.C., and Tel Aviv.

 

“We are honored to welcome this route from Tel Aviv to Dulles International Airport as we forge a new link between our two countries,” said Jack Potter, president and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. “Today, Tel Aviv joins 57 other nonstop international destinations from Dulles International. We are pleased to be able to offer passengers unparalleled connectivity to more than 40 other countries across five continents.”

 

From Dulles International, United will connect more than 80 cities across North America to Tel Aviv.

 

Service details include:

 

Flight No.

From

To

Departure/Arrival

Days of Operation

UA73

TLV

IAD

0020 / 0550

Tuesday, Friday, Sunday

UA72

IAD

TLV

2230 / 1630 +1

Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

 

“We are excited to start new service between Washington and Tel Aviv today,” said Omar Idris, United’s managing director of the Washington Dulles hub. “Tel Aviv is a great complement to our international route offerings available from our hub at Washington Dulles. We’re proud to provide even more ways we can connect Washington to the world and deliver outstanding service to our customers.”

 

For more than 30 years United has been serving Dulles as a hub and serving the National Capital Region for more than 50 years. United’s Dulles hub connects customers to more than 80 destinations, including capital-to-capital service to nearly 20 international airports.