The weekly direct flights operates by TNT Airways
Israeli air cargo carrier C.A.L Cargo Air Lines inaugurated last week, as part of its winter schedule, a weekly direct cargo flight from Frankfurt to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International airport.
The flight is operated by a TNT Airways wide body aircraft 747-400 ERF (extended range freighter) cargo freighter, departing 20:00 Saturday night from Frankfurt arriving Ben Gurion International airport at midnight. The newly inaugurated flights intend to strengthen C.A.L.'s winter schedule to offer the necessary cargo capacity during the peak weekly periods.
In a statement issued by Yarom Oren, CEO of. C.A.L. he noted that the first flight was commercially as well as operationally a success: "C.A.L. has again shown its ability to create a service with a high added value, offering high quality cargo service between Germany and Israel."