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Korean Air launches Flights to Tel Aviv

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Korean Air has launched new, nonstop flights between Seoul and Israelís Tel Aviv. The airline will operate Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday flights between Seoul (Incheon International Airport) and Tel Aviv using a Boeing 747-400 Combi aircraft, seating 280 passengers in a two class configuration (Prestige and Economy).

ďAs a prime connector between the representative cities, the non-stop services from Tel Aviv to Seoul will greatly enhance the economic, cultural and tourism activities between the two countriesĒ said Jong-Hee Lee, Korean Air President and COO.

Flight KE957 departs Seoul at 4:45pm to arrive at Tel Aviv at 10:15pm the same day. The return flight KE958 leaves Tel Aviv at 11:55pm and will arrive in Seoul at 4:15pm the next day.

Tel Aviv is Israelís economic hub, home of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and many corporate offices and R&D centers. It is also the gateway to many pilgrimage sites including Jerusalem.

Korean Air has formerly operated to Tel Aviv from November 1995 to February 1998, when it suspended the route following the 1997 Asian financial crisis.

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