Popular Airlines Flying Within Levant
Here at Alternative Airlines, you can search for your flights to or within the Levant region and we'll show you all of the most suitable routes and airlines possible based on your search criteria. Find out below which airlines operate frequent scheduled flights to and within the Levant area, including Aegean Airlines, Cyprus Airways, Turkish Airlines, El Al, EgyptAir, Royal Jordanian and Middle East Airlines.
Aegean Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Greece that flies to over 50 destinations within Greece, Europe and the Middle East. Its hub airports are Athens International Airport and Thessaloniki Airport. Inside the Levant region, Aegean Airlines flies frequently to Istanbul, Larnaca, Paphos, Beirut, Tel Aviv, Amman, Cairo and Alexandria as well as operating domestic flights within Greece and the Greek islands.
If you're planning to fly to the Levant region from another city or country in Europe and want to start your Levant trip in Greece, Aegean Airlines is the best option for you.
Cyprus Airways is a flag carrier airline for Cyprus and is based at Larnaca International Airport. Cyprus Airways currently flies to just over 10 destinations, most of which are in the Levant region. These destinations include Beirut, Athens, Thessaloniki, Cairo and Tel Aviv. If you're planning to fly to Cyprus from another country in the Levant area, Cyprus Airways is the way to go.
Turkish Airlines is the main flag carrier airline of Turkey - it flies to around 340 destinations across Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and North America. Turkish Airlines operates these flights from its hub at Istanbul Airport as well as many domestic flights in Turkey. It's also part of the Star Alliance.
If you're planning to enter the Levant region from a city outside of Europe (e.g., New York, Tokyo, Johannesburg, etc), Turkish Airlines is the most suitable airline to fly with as it offers many more international routes into Turkey compared to Aegean Airlines.
El Al Israel Airlines, also known as EL Al, is the flag carrier of Israel. It currently flies to over 45 destinations - the majority of these are within Europe but it also flies to major cities in North America, Asia and South Africa. El Al is headquartered at Ben Gurion Airport located in Tel Aviv. The airline flies to a few Levantine cities including Larnaca and Athens making it a great airline to use if you're flying to multiple cities in the Levant region.
EgyptAir is the state-owned flag carrier of Egypt and is headquartered at Cairo International Airport where it flies to over 90 destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and select cities in Asia and North America. Much like Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines, EgyptAir offers many routes into the Levant region from international cities across the globe - you can easily fly directly into Cairo and then move on to multiple Levantine cities all while flying with EgyptAir. EgyptAir also offers domestic flights in Egypt.
Royal Jordanian Airlines
Royal Jordanian Airlines is the official flag carrier airline of Jordan. The airline is part of the Oneworld alliance and operates its flights out of its hub at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman. Royal Jordanian flies to just over 40 destinations in Europe, the Middle East and select cities in Asia and North America. Flying within the Levant region is made easy when you choose to fly with Royal Jordanian - it operates frequent flights from Amman to Cairo, Athens, Istanbul, Larnaca, Beirut, Tel Aviv and a handful of smaller cities in Iraq.
Middle East Airlines
Middle East Airlines, also colloquially known as MEA, is the national flag carrier airline of Lebanon. The airline flies to over 30 destinations in Europe, the Middle East and select cities in West Africa. MEA's hub airport is Rafic Hariri International Airport situated in Beirut. Middle East Airlines is another airline that offers many flights in and around the Levant region, with frequent flights to Cairo, Amman, Larnaca, Athens, Istanbul and select cities in Iraq.