MIAMI – Czech airline Smartwings (QS) has announced via a press release the resumption of flights between Prague (PRG) and Tel Aviv (TLV).

The airline has plans to resume the route on May 26, if the current security situation in Israel allows. Currently, the service to TLV departs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11:00 pm, whereas the flights to the Czech capital depart Ben Gurion airport at 4:50 am, on Thursdays and Sundays, all local times.

As countries reopen with more COVID-19 vaccines, Smart Wings has a busy schedule this summer.

Smartwings Boeing 737-800 taxiing to the gate. Photo: Fabrizio Spicuglia/Airways

Summer Services to 77 Destinations


“In the summer season, Smartwings Group offers flights from Czech airports to 77 destinations in Greece, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia, Israel, Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia, UAE, Cape Verde, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, United Kingdom, Russia, Malta, Ukraine, and Iceland,” the release said.

It also added that QS would also be operating from its hubs of Poland, France, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Canary Islands, in addition to PRG.

In addition, QS has signed contracts with German tour operators to operate flights from Germany and Switzerland to the Canary Islands, departing, per the release, from “10 airports in Germany and Switzerland (Munich, Hamburg, Bremen, Düsseldorf, Leipzig, Dresden, Hannover, Stuttgart, Nuremberg, and Zurich), heading for the Canary Islands of Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura.”

Currently, the airline flies scheduled services from Czechia to destinations in Croatia, Egypt, Russia, and Spain, as well as charter services to Egypt, Tunisia, and the UAE.


Featured image: Smartwings 737 MAX 8 OK-SWM. Photo: Pedro Gonzales/Airways