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Flight Schedule
Biblical Study Tour to Israel

This tour departs from Minneapolis and San Francisco. Coming from somewhere else? Unfortunately, we don't offer departures from other cities for this tour, but you can book your own connecting domestic flights separately.

Refer to the flight schedule information below when booking domestic flights. The schedule below is provided as a guideline and is correct as of May 4, 2010. Changes to the schedule may occur at the discretion of the airlines at any time and are out of our control. If you are originating from a city other than Minneapolis or San Francisco, please do not book connecting domestic flights before receiving final flight schedules from us. Since schedules can change—even after flights are confirmed and you've received your final schedule—we strongly suggest that you allow at least 3½ hours connecting time between flights.

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Departures from Minneapolis

DEPARTURE: Dec. 30
Flight From To Depart Arrive
AA 4592 Minneapolis (MSP) New York (LGA) 1:45 pm 5:30 pm
LY 008 New York (JFK) Tel Aviv (TLV) 9:20 pm 2:40 pm (next day)
RETURN: Jan. 9
Flight From To Depart Arrive
LY 001 Tel Aviv (TLV) New York (JFK) 1:00 am 6:00 am
DL 1003 New York (JFK) Minneapolis (MSP) 11:25 am 1:36 pm

Departures from San Francisco

DEPARTURE: Dec. 30
Flight From To Depart Arrive
AA 024 San Francisco (SFO) New York (JFK) 7:45 am 4:20 pm
LY 008 New York (JFK) Tel Aviv (TLV) 9:20 pm 2:40 pm (next day)
RETURN: Jan. 9
Flight From To Depart Arrive
LY 001 Tel Aviv (TLV) New York (JFK) 1:00 am 6:00 am
AA 179 New York (JFK) San Francisco (SFO) 9:00 am 12:50 pm

To avoid problems with schedule changes, we recommend you arrive in your gateway city early in the day of your departure. If your schedule and budget permit, arriving the day before your scheduled departure is even better. You can relax knowing you are protected against most connection complications that might arise. You will need the time to navigate the various lines, security checks and duty free shops you'll encounter, and you can use the extra time once you've checked in for your flight to meet fellow Friendly Planet travelers at the gate. (Wear your Friendly Planet button so others can easily spot you as a member of the group).

We recommend you make no payments for connecting airfare or any other outside services related to this tour until your final payment is made. Airline schedules and flights are subject to change at anytime without notice. Friendly Planet Travel is neither responsible nor liable for any costs resulting from a change in airline schedules. This includes, but is not limited to: change or cancellation penalties incurred for tickets, international or domestic, not issued by Friendly Planet Travel; additional nights of hotel before, during, or after one of our tours; and additional airport transportation. Under no circumstances shall Friendly Planet Travel be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages arising from the foregoing. Friendly Planet Travel recommends that passengers reconfirm their flight times 72 hours prior to departure for all flights.

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