EDITORS NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect a change in the estimated annual economic impact.
LAS VEGAS -- Clark County tourism leaders gathered at McCarran International Airport today to welcome EL AL Israel Airlines’ first flight from Tel Aviv with a ceremonial water arch.
With an estimated annual economic impact of $20 million, this flight will mark the first scheduled nonstop service between Israel and Las Vegas.
Beginning June 14, 2019, EL AL will operate a weekly nonstop flight to Las Vegas on a 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft and offer 3 classes of service: Economy, Premium and Business. The Tel Aviv to Las Vegas flight will arrive at 11:15 a.m. on Fridays, with the return route scheduled for the next day and departing from McCarran International Airport on Saturdays at 10:45 p.m.