Israeli Airline El Al has announced a new direct flight route that will be launched between Tokyo, Japan and Tel Aviv, Israel. This is the first time a direct flight route has existed between Israel and Japan. Launching in March 2020, the flights will operate three times a week on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Leaving from Tokyo to Tel Aviv the flight will be approximately 12.5 hours and from Tel Aviv to Tokyo, approximately 11 hours and 15 minutes. Ticket sales and prices have not yet been announced. This new flight route will make it easier than ever to travel between the two countries without a layover in between.