That flight is now available for sale for flights starting on 6/16/19.
The new afternoon flight from JFK departs at 3:45pm and arrives into Tel Aviv at 9:35am. The new morning flight from Tel Aviv departs at 11:35am and arrives into JFK at 4:50pm.
Delta now matches up closely with United’s 2 daily flights out of Newark and takes away a big advantage that United held over Delta thanks to the extra daily flight.
You can now book these flights for 43K Delta miles each way:
You can also book for just 29K miles each way with Air France Flying Blue miles. You can transfer points from AMEX, Barclays, Chase, Citi, or Marriott to Flying Blue. However availability is not as good as with Delta miles.
Flights are also bookable for 40K Virgin Atlantic miles each way and there is a 30% transfer bonus from AMEX or Citi. Plus Virgin Atlantic allows award holds for 72 hours. However you must call Virgin Atlantic to book award travel to Tel Aviv at 800-365-9500.
Do you prefer the afternoon or evening flight into Tel Aviv and the morning or evening flight back to JFK?