SAS to launch new route to Eilat

Support to start comes from Israeli tourism
SAS says it will open direct flights between Stockholm and Eilat at the southern tip of Israel, as a new route as part of its winter program for 2017-18.
The route to the city on the Red Sea with its white beaches, coral reefs, deserts and night life, starts on October 28, with departures weekly on Saturdays up until March 24 next year.
“SAS continues the launch of new routes to popular destinations to improve the offer to our travellers,” said Anders Wahlström, the airline’s head of sales for Sweden. “Eilat is a destination where Swedish tourists have been traveling for decades.”
The decision to launch the route was made with “the cooperation, encouragement and support” of the Israeli Ministry of Tourism, which commented that “we are witnessing the extraordinary momentum of airlines arriving to Israel and bringing a record numbers of tourists”, adding: “We welcome the Swedish tourists who will return to Eilat to enjoy an attractive tourist destination and the unique experiences offered by the desert, especially during the winter season.”
TTG Nordic