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How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

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How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

I am trying to book for August 19 from Ben Gurion to Eliat..Israair website does not have any tickets, I am assuming its because they arent taking orders yet

Any idea when they allow the purchase of tickets

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1. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

About 6 months in advance. There are plenty of Israir flights from Sde Dov and two on Arika from Ben Gurion. One at 10:30 a.m. and one at 7:30 p.m. You have two choices, either fly from Sde Dov on Israir or fly from Ben Gurion on Arkia.

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2. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

Thanks, booked

Sde Dov is not a good idea arriving from the states

I was in Eliat once, but you couldnt go to Jordan then, Eliat wasnt that big as I remember. I remember staying up some hill and you could walk to Egyptian Border, it was about a mile

Can you walk from Airport to Border or do I need to take a Taxi or Sheruth?

Edited: 07 May 2014, 17:54
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3. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

It's about 10 km from the airport to the Egyptian border. You can take the 15 bus.

Edited: 07 May 2014, 18:04
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4. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

I need to go to Jordan Border, Not Egyptian Border.

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5. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

From EIlat's airport the the border with Jordan - take a taxi. You cannot walk to the border.

From my experience, Israir ususally publish the air schedule 3-4 months ahead. For August, currently the flights SDV-ETH; ETH-SDV and ETH-TLV are published (at least partially) but not yet TLV-ETH. I persume that in mid May it would be out, but I don't know (it's an educated estimation).

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6. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

Sorry, I misunderstood which border you wanted.

There is no bus from Eilat to the Jordanian border, but it's a very short taxi ride.

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7. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

I am an idiot, I am not getting to Israel until Aug 20, not Aug 19.

I just want to make sure I have this correct (the dates and times are a bit confusing for me since the dates and months are backlwards and the time is 24 hour clock)

Arkia only has a 7:30 pm flight to Eliat from Ben Gurion

Israir that leaves from Sde Dov has a 8:10 and 11:15. My flight arrives at 5:30 am..If I want to take the 8:10 can I get to Dov by 8:10? or should I be safe and take the 11:15

How do I get from en Gurion to Sde Dov

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Edited: 07 May 2014, 19:10
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8. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

From Ben-Gurion to Sde Dov your options are (a) taxi all the way; or (b) train to Tel Aviv University station and a very short taxi ride from there.

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9. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

I would not take the 8:10 flight from Sde Dov as you need to be there at least an hour before take off and if there are any delays you will miss this flight.

If you are taking a tour to Jordan I would take it the following day and just spend the day/night in Eilat trying to catch up on sleep.

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10. Re: How far in Advance does Israair book tickets?

My hotels are in Aqaba, I figured we would rest when we got to Hotel in Aqaba

There is a Arika froim Sde Dov at 9:30 and 10:40, Can I make the 9:30?

I dont know how long it will take to get through immigration , get our stuff and get to Sde Dov via Taxi.

I would probably prefer the 9:30 flight

We have nothing planned for first day except to get to Aqaba, Petra is to be seen on next day

Edited: 07 May 2014, 19:28