Announcements

Arkia Israeli Airlines Joins ARC

Arlington - August 2, 2011 - Arkia Israeli Airlines (238/IZ) has joined ARC as a participating carrier effective with sales on July 18, 2011 (PED 7/24/11). In operation since 1950, Arkia Airlines is the second largest Israeli airline, based at Sde Dov Airport in Tel Aviv (SDV).

Arkia Airlines operates scheduled flights from its main base at Ben Gurion International Airport in TLV to two domestic destinations (Eilat and Haifa) and 17 international destinations in 15 countries, including Jordan, Austria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Georgia, Spain, Sweden, Cyprus, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Ukraine, and Russia CIS.

The carrier operates a fleet of two Boeing 757-300, Embraer 195, five ATR 72, and four Boeing 787s on order to be delivered in 2015. Arkia Airlines is displayed and e-ticketable in the following GDSs: 1A, 1P, 1G, and 1S.

Arkia Airlines is offering 7% sales commission on published fares to ARC accredited agents on all tickets issued on their stock (IZ/238).

Arkia Israeli Airlines has elected the General Concurrence method of agent appointment whereby all ARC agents are automatically appointed as agents of Arkia Israeli Airlines. Currently, Arkia Israeli Airlines accepts cash as the only form of payment through ARC.

For inquiries, reservations, or sales information, please contact the offices listed below:

Arkia Israeli Airlines
ARC Agent's Support Office
Telephone: +1 201 526 7807
Email: IZ@apg-usa.us

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