Cheap Arkia Flights

Arkia is the second largest airline in Israel and the largest for domestic flights. Arkia started operating in 1950 under the name “Eilata”. Today Arkia has four domestic destinations: Haifa, Tel Aviv, Ovda, and Eilat. There are several flights every day between Tel Aviv and Eilat, from both Sde Dov and Ben Gurion Airport.

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Information correct as of March 2017

Why Fly with Arkia

How to Check-in

Domestic flights from Ben Gurion Airport depart from Terminal 1. You should arrive at the check-in counters 90 minutes before your flight when you fly from Ben Gurion and Eilat. If you travel from Sde Dov or Haifa, you can arrive 75 minutes prior to your flight. Depends on your ticket class, if you are late to your flight, you may be eligible to board the next flight, if there is an available seat. You do not need to print your boarding card in advance, simply arrive with your reservation number and you will get it after the security check. For international flights, arrive at the airport three hours prior to your flight. Both regular and charter flights depart from Terminal 3 in Ben Gurion Airport.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

On domestic flights, each passenger has a 20 kg baggage allowance. If you purchased an Arkia Express ticket, your ticket doesn’t include luggage. You can buy a 10gk baggage allowance for ₪20 per flight per person when you do it online, or for ₪30 when you do it at the check-in desk. The hand luggage allowance is 7 kg for all ticket levels. Your bag may not be larger than 55x50x20 cm. On International flights, you may send to the hold one piece of luggage up to 20 kg, except for Arkia Express passengers, which can buy a 20kg allowance for $29 per direction per person. If your ticket is U/G class, you can bring up to 30 kg. No luggage over 32 kg will be allowed on the plane.


Your seat will be allocated to you by Arkia when you check in. On international flights, you may purchase a preferred seat for $35 for each flight. You can reserve these seats only at the check-in counters at the airport.

Service on Board

The food on Arkia’s flights is always Kosher. On most flights, domestic and international, you can purchase sandwiches and soft drinks. On some flights, you will be served with snacks or light meals. On international flights, you can pre-order a Strictly Kosher meal or a vegetarian meal. You can do that up to 48 hours before your flight.

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