Israeli Ministry of Tourism to provide 60 euros / passenger for airlines operating flights to Eilat
The Israeli Ministry of Tourism is publicly inviting airlines to operate flights from Europe to Ramon International Airport next winter. Those who respond positively to this invitation will receive financial support of up to 60 euros / passenger. This directive aims to bring back to Eilat the tourists who were missing during the pandemic. The latest data on tourism in Eilat are related to the winter season 2019-2020, when a record of about 150.000 tourists was reached.
Eilat is one of the main beach destinations in Israel, with access to the Red Sea and 14 kilometers of beach. Ramon International Airport was inaugurated in 2019, after an investment of 400 million dollars.
According to the directive issued by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism, each airline operating a direct service to Ramon Airport will receive a subsidy of 60 euros per passenger. The airline is entitled to a subsidy for a maximum of 75 weekly flights from the same airport, for the period 1 September 2022 until the end of May 2023 (except for the holiday periods 9-16 October 2022 and 5-13 April 2023). ). The deadline for requests for assistance is September 1, 2022.
The Flights Directive refers to financial assistance provided by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism to support airlines and operators wishing to operate winter flights from Europe to Eilat. The resort, which relies heavily on incoming tourism, has been severely affected by the pandemic. The latest data on tourism in Eilat are related to the winter season 2019-2020, when a record of about 150.000 tourists was reached.
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