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Israel to guarantee continuation, addition of internal flights to Eilat
July 8, 2020
Israir warned that without government help, the airline would halt its five daily flights between Tel Aviv and the southern resort town.
Israel’s highest cultural honor to be awarded posthumously to Rona Ramon
April 3, 2019
The wife of the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, who perished in the “Columbia” space shuttle explosion in 2003, died in December after a long battle with cancer.
Ryanair to offer daily flights between Tel Aviv and Berlin
March 11, 2019
Tickets for the direct flights will go on sale this week with fares starting at $22.59 in each direction.
First international flights land at new airport in Eilat
March 5, 2019
The flights were to Poznan, Poland, and round-trip from Prague.
Jordanian political activist: ‘Ramon’ airport built on occupied Jordanian land
February 4, 2019
Jordanian political activist and head of the Aqaba chapter of the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Islamic Action Front Khaled Al-Jihni said that Israel’s new Ramon Airport near Eilat is built on occupied Jordanian land and that the entire Eilat area should be referred to as “Occupied Western Aqaba.”
Israel inaugurates new international airport in Eilat to boost tourism
Ilan Gattegno and Ronit Zilberstein
January 21, 2019
Constructed at a cost of some $500 million, it has an annual capacity of 2.5 million passengers. It is able to handle 20 takeoffs and landings an hour and accommodate large aircraft, such as Boeing 747s.
Israel builds ‘world’s highest anti-missile wall’ around new Ramon International Airport
May 18, 2018
An 85-foot steel wall, cameras and radar equipment affixed to poles at 210 feet, in addition to a 21-mile outer fence, will protect the new Ramon International Airport near Eilat from potential terrorist attacks.