Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Flint to Israel
Israel has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals or residents of Israel.
Israel is in full lockdown from January 8 until January 21. International travel is prohibited with some exceptions.
Travelers who have specific entry approval from the population and Immigration Authority of Israel may still enter the country.
All arriving travelers must present a completed "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival. Travelers will be subject to a health inspection and temperature check on arrival.
From December 20, all countries will be considered "red" with all travelers required to complete a 14 day self-isolation. This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).
Travelers from the UK, Denmark or South Africa will be required to complete quarantine in a designated, state-sponsored coronavirus hotel.
Foreign nationals may not transit in Israel.
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Travelers may not use public transport to travel to their dwelling, except a single-passenger taxi, provided they sit in the back of the taxi with the windows open. Family members arriving together may travel together as long as everyone sits in the back.
There are currently 76,918 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in IL and 4,341 deaths as of Jan 24 2021
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Food, my kids refused to eat."
Pros: "Crew were really friendly and very courteous."
Pros: "Entertainment system"
Pros: "A long but uneventful flight."
Cons: "Nothing really. The flight was fine."
Pros: "The seats are very comfortable."
Cons: "The Newark security people were ridiculously rude. The flight was delayed due to mismanagement of the gates, and yet they yelled as us, the folks standing in line (and not making a ruckus). The flight attendants seemed bored and were inattentive."
Pros: "The funny crew"
Cons: "Softer landing"
Pros: "The crew was amazing. The food was great. The entertainment was great."
Cons: "There was very little room for my legs and I couldn't rest my arm on the seat next to me since the person on my left took over. It made my flight much worse. It is difficult to fly overnight when you are so uncomfortable and the price was very high in the economy area."
Pros: "Read above"
Pros: "Everyone was friendly and cooperative from ticket counter to flight attendants"
Cons: "Nothing at this time"
Pros: "I liked it because the flight was not overbooked and I had plenty of space."
Cons: "I didn’t like that I had pain and I didn’t know if the crew had any pain medication."
Pros: "Seats had ample room. Crew was nice. Good choice of movies."
Cons: "There was a problem passenger and we all had to get off with all of our carry on, and then repeat the whole boarding process. Very inconvenient."
Cons: "Same as for the first flight segment"
Cons: "Food was mediocre and in very small amounts, even the I have been seated in premium economy, there still was little space in the armrests and hardly any recline"
Pros: "The avod system of movies was good and the channel 9 ATC was amazing to listen to."
Cons: "Multiple delays because of United crazy crew scheduling and a lazy flight crew. Flight attendants didn’t even give us the meals on a 12 hour flight. Worst flight ever."
Pros: "Food was pretty tasty."
Cons: "Flight was delayed, seats are just too close for a 10 hour flight."
Pros: "Was flying biz class and the audio wasn’t working. The flight attendant tried her best but only was able to reboot over and over again. But she didn’t offer a voucher or anything for the lack of a sound system."
Pros: "kosher meals were on plane. extra legroom was comfortable. Good choice of movies"
Cons: "We started to board on time and after group 1 boarded, they said they pulled the crew for a different flight and we needed to wait til 1:30 AM ( 2.5 hours delay) to board. Then 30 minutes later they called us back after finding another crew. It was very chaotic and made not sense"
Pros: "We left on time and got in a bit early leg room was ok for me."
Cons: "It's a long flight."
Pros: "The staff was amazing made you feel really confident!"
Cons: "Boarding was horrific I paid for insurance my seat was in the middle of 2 HUGE guys and I'm 6'4...I thought my insurance would give me some kind of courtesy boarding/seating!"
Pros: "Comfortable seats. Great multimedia"
Cons: "Food was good but they served same dish for dinner and breakfast"
Cons: "Arrival time was delayed 2 hours and my itinerary fell apart. United could not assist me. I bought a ticket from Alaska Airlines from a different airport.to JFK."
Pros: "Entertainment was simple with ample choices"
Cons: "The seating space was cramped. Seats did not decline enough. Seat itself was not comfortable. Back pains after flight. I am not looking forward to the return flight"
Pros: "Spacy seats. Great entertainment. In time."
Cons: "Food could be better."
Pros: "New plane"
Cons: "Food was terrible the service wasn't great not even one the flight attendant walked by and offered bottles of water or dessert besides the 2 meals served. The restroom always were out of tissu paper and were not maintained."
Pros: "Speed of flight"
Pros: "Flight entertainment Comfortable seats"
Cons: "The crew was not very nice. The electric plug didn't work"
Pros: "I was hesitant to travel with united but my flight was very comfortable and the 10 hour flight felt like 3. Smooth ride and landing. Thumps up to the captin I had a very good experience from the time I checked in in Ranold Regen till I arrived Tel Aviv"
Cons: "The food was not very good"
Cons: "Delay Food Service Plane equipment"
Pros: "The new business seat gives improved comfort. New airplane smell."
Cons: "Flight was late close to one hour because of catering. No prior notices - we were left to stand for more than an hour in front of gate. Surely and nasty elderly citizens made up the flight crew including pilots. About the same service you get from a Siberian gulag prison guard. No communications from pilots. Despite delays and turbulence we were kept in the dark."
Cons: "United organized boarding by zones (1, 2, 3, 4) where 1 is in the front of the aircraft (business) and 4 is at the back. While I appreciate that business travelers should have priority boarding, the order of coach is from front to back. It would be beneficial to begin coach boarding from the back to the front to reduce the traffic on the aisles."
Cons: "The plane was absolutely filthy. The window was had a coating a head grease and dirt. It was disgusting."
Cons: "Flight attendant on first flight rude overall to all passengers, second flight they were good. Not one complimentary television station."
Pros: "Direct flight was convenient"
Cons: "The crew on the outbound leg of the trip was unprofessional loud and disrupted everyone's sleep."
Pros: "The landing was perfect"
Pros: "Crow was great , was very nice flight actually !"
Pros: "The flight attendants were nice. There was a doctor on board who was helpful in helping a distressed/ill passenger who was assisted off the aircraft for medical help The pilot did end up flying faster than usual to try to make up time for our delays, in order for most of us to made our connections in San Fransisco. That was appreciated."
Cons: "Flight was late due to Seattle's first snow of the season. The plane needed de-icing. Then as we pulled away from the gate, there was a medical emergency aboard and we had to taxi back to the gate for the ill passenger. After this was over, the plane needed deicing again, so that was yet another wait. Overall, we were sitting on the plane for an hour without being allowed to use the restroom because the pilot kept the seatbelt light on and we weren't allowed to get up."
Pros: "We made it to our destination on time. We got some food and a selection of free drinks. I could choose the movies I would like to watch. There was plenty of space for hand luggage."
Cons: "I could not select my seat online, so I was assigned the worst seat. I was all the way in the back and in the middle. I could not lean back at all. The headrest was too high. I felt extremely uncomfortable the entire time. My entire neck and back hurt by the time we made it to our destination. This aircraft should NOT be used for flights that last more than 5-6h. In addition, since I was all the way in the back, I didn't have food options - I was given whatever nobody else (that got food before me) wanted. If I had known this, I would have brought food with me. And again, all this could have been avoided if only I could have selected my seat online."
Pros: "Very helpful crew, comfortable flight I was alone and everyone was helpful all around"
Pros: "Very profesional crew with positive attitude Take off and landing within the planed time schedule"
Cons: "Not enough movies with Hebrew subtitles For people with hearing problems English subtitles for all movies can help"
Cons: "The flight attendants were disrespectful to not only me but to other passengers. They were not attentive! The plane was dirty."
Pros: "flight is OK + in business class"
Cons: "terrible delay..."
Pros: "I got all my steps I while waited. Was rebooked on an American airplane for my connection on Chicago"
Cons: "Over a 3 hr delay in leaving Flont"
Cons: "Self boarding is really a mess. some staff members were barely speaking english. entertainment system can be upgraded ( larger screens)"
Pros: "Relatively cheap flight... Key word is "relatively""
Cons: "You are literally only paying for a seat on a plane on this airline nowadays... No food, 1 drink + 1 water refill, cramped space, no checked bags... Should I continue? And come on: YOU NOW HAVE TO PAY FOR IN-FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT (if there is any at all)?!?!? This is just getting ridiculous."
Cons: "Seats are a bit cramped"
Pros: "Even though it was a long miserable flight with no entertainment at least the crew attempted to move me to another seat the plane was full so it was either stay where I was or go to a middle seat"
Cons: "Maintenance should be done especially on minor things like headphone jacks on Long flights passengers pay for those upgrades pretty frustrating when they do not work"
Pros: "Lots of turbulence"
Pros: "The O'Hare bathrooms, which I shaved in? Everything else about the flights and the airports were awful, like of course"
Pros: "Smooth ride"
Cons: "Could not cross my legs Not enough room for food and diabetes kit Flight information would not load"
Airlines flying from Flint to Israel have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Flint to Israel
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Flint to Israel
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Flint to Israel
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Flint to Israel
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Flint to Israel