Ben Gurion Airport will undergo a thorough overhaul in 2019

According to a special report in Ynet, Ben Gurion Airport will undergo a major overhaul in 2019, making it a more user-friendly airport. The reason for the change is according to the report that Ben Gurion expects that in 2019 25 million travelers will pass through his corridors, which will qualify it in the category "Grand Airport".

The changes include six new baggage and security check boxes in terminal three, a doubling of the capacity and use of Terminal One for short-haul flights, even international, common check-in stations where passengers can check in at the same time with different airlines. station and self-service booths added. The aim of all these changes is to cut down on long queues in the departure area of ​​the terminal.

The carpets in the areas that lead from the terminal waiting area to the docking bays are all being changed and the bathrooms throughout the airport are planned to be refurbished. In addition, the V.I.P. Lounges are also expected to be renewed in an effort to increase the comfort of the passengers.

Following the new "Open Skies" policy in Israel, 10 new airlines will set up flight routes to and from Israel in December. Among these airlines are: Latam, Air Moldova, Air India and Sichuan Airlines.

It is expected that in 2018 a total of 23 million travelers will have walked through the rooms of Ben Gurion, and that number is expected to increase only next year.

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)

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