Air Europa will connect Madrid with Eilat once weekly this winter. It is out of my mind how someone from Spain will take holidays in (expensive) Eilat with the Canary Islands a short hop from MAD.
https://www.talaviation.com/air-europa- ... t-to-eilat
Air Europa brings the Israel desert closer to Spain with its new flight to Eilat
Lufthansa Group has jumped on the subsidies bandwagon.
Edelweiss will also fly from Zurich once a week.
https://www.touristisrael.com/edelweiss ... lat/21870/
Edelweiss launches direct flight from Zurich to Eilat in Winter 2018
And more surprisingly, Lufthansa will launch 4 weekly flights to VDA, 2 from each FRA and MUC.
https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Lufth ... tes-562916
Lufthansa to launch 2 Eilat-Germany routes
Finally Transavia will also launch 2 weekly flights from Amsterdam.
https://www.touristisrael.com/transavia ... lat/22031/
Transavia launches new flights from Amsterdam to Ovda, Eilat.
Wizz Air is also launching flights to London LTN (first commercial flight between London and Eilat) and Vienna; and Ryanair from Prague.
How is this sustainable in the long term and which other carriers might also launch flights to Eilat in the future?