United Airlines will launch flights from Chicago to Tel Aviv from September 2020, being the first airline to fly between these two cities. United, who already fly from Tel Aviv to Newark, San Francisco, and Washington DC, will fly from Chicago to Tel Aviv three times a week, every Monday, Thursday, and Saturday, with flights leaving Chicago at 6:30PM, arriving in Israel at 1:45PM the following day. Flights from Tel Aviv to Chicago will leave at 12:50AM, arriving at 5:30AM on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Flights will be operated on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
United Airlines launch their route from Chicago to Tel Aviv ahead of El Al, who had planned to do so in 2020, however have delayed this plan to 2021 due to the covid-19 pandemic. See more in our list of flights to Tel Aviv.