"With an increased demand on Air India's New Delhi-Tel Aviv flight services, India's national carrier has confirmed an increase in frequency on this sector, adding a fifth weekly flight starting November 26, 2018," Israel's Ministry of Tourism said in a statement.
Air India will now operate the 256-seater Boeing 787 Dreamliner five days a week including Monday in addition to Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, it added.
"The new airplane has a capacity of 279 seats in a four-class configuration and will cater to the rising demand from India," the statement said.
El Al is the only airline currently servicing the direct Mumbai-Tel Aviv sector with three weekly non-stop flights.
As many as 48,800 Indians visited Israel from January to September this year.
(With inputs from agencies.)