Arkia Israel Airline was founded in 1949 when Eilat was conquered by Israel and the place became the southern-most point in the country. Arkia Isreal Airline was founded as “Eilata” with the sole objective of connecting Tel Aviv with Eilat.
Arkia Israel Airline is the second largest airline in Israel and is based at Sde Dov Airport. The other hubs of the airline are Eilat Airport and Ovda International Airport.
- Arkia Isreal Airline's fleet consists of 9 in-service aircraft and 7 other ordered aircraft. This fleet serves 25 cities across 16 different countries.