Ayit Aviation and Tourism
Ayit Aviation and Tourism (Hebrew: עיט שירותי תעופה ותיירות) is an Israeli domestic airline established in 2008. Ayit flew between Sde Dov Airport, near Tel Aviv, and Ben Ya'akov Airport near Rosh Pinna.
|Hubs||Be'er Sheva (Teyman) Airport|
|Focus cities||Herzliya Airport|
Ben Ya'akov Airport
|Destinations||2 scheduled, 6 others chartered|
|Key people||Eli Peretz (President & CEO)|
As part of its agreement to operate the route, the airline agreed that IDF personnel would be allowed to fly from Tel Aviv to Rosh Pinna for free. 12,000 tickets were given to the Defense Ministry as a result.
In 2016 a new route from the Rosh Pina Airport to the Eilat Airport was announced , however as of 2019 this route isn't active and there have been no intentions of using it. Due to the closure of Sde Dov Airport in 2019 the company no longer maintains flight routes to and from the airport.
The Ayit fleet consists of the following aircraft:
|Embraer ERJ 145ER||1||(as of August 2019)|
|Short 360||1||Domestic and short haul|
|Cessna 152||1||Domestic, Flight training|
|Cessna 172||2||Domestic, Flight training|
|De Havilland Canada DHC-6-100 Twin Otter||1||Domestic and short haul||(as of August 2019)|
|Short SC.7 Skyvan||1||Skydiving|
- News in Brief - Haaretz - Israel News
- "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2019): 17.
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