El Al will be expanding its North American footprint, with a direct flight between Tel Aviv and Chicago, the airline announced. The route will start operating in 2020, and flights will take place on a new Dreamliner, to be delivered in the coming months. The airline has not yet announced the frequency of the flight
The Chicago flights will join another line El Al recently announced. Beginning this summer, the airline will operate direct flights to and from Orlando, Florida, while in June, flights to and from Las Vegas will also begin. In May, the airline will operate flights to and from San Francisco.
The new lines join the cities that El Al already flies to in North America – New York, Newark, Boston, Miami, Los Angeles, and Toronto.