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ROUTES Feb 24, 2024 United Airlines Becomes Latest Foreign Carrier to Resume Flights to Tel Aviv Many foreign carriers suspended service to Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv amid the October 7 attacks and Israel's military campaign in the Gaza Strip. Three U.S. carriers - American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines - suspended their routes serving Israel from various U.S. destinations. However, United will become the first American carrier to resume flying to Tel Aviv by reinstating nonstop flights from its Newark (EWR) hub. Read More →
NEWS Feb 16, 2024 Parents Sue United Airlines After Six-Year-Old Daughter Burned by Hot Meal Falling Off Tray Table An Israeli couple is suing United Airlines after their six-year-old daughter was burned by a hot meal that fell off a malfunctioning tray table. The incident occurred on a flight from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Newark (EWR) in July 2022. Read More →
NEWS Feb 05, 2024 El Al Removes Two More International Routes as Airline Faces Uncertain Future El Al has eliminated its routes to Dublin Airport (DUB) and Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). Both routes, operated from Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv, have suffered from low travel demand due to Israel's war in the Gaza Strip. This announcement comes only a week after El Al suspended flights to O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg after an International Court of Justice ruling on the Gaza war. Read More →
NEWS Jan 27, 2024 El Al Suspends Flights to South Africa After ICJ Ruling on Gaza War El Al Israel Airlines announced the suspension of its Johannesburg route at the end of March. This decision is attributed to a significant drop in demand, which comes amidst ongoing tensions between Israel and South Africa regarding the International Court of Justice (ICJ) case on alleged Israeli human rights violations in the Palestinian territories. Read More →
NEWS Dec 08, 2023 Israeli Airlines Have Refunded More Than $155 Million to Passengers After Widespread Cancellations Israel's commercial aviation industry has suffered severe losses as a result of the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict that escalated immensely in October. El Al and low-cost carriers have reported major losses due to necessary cancellation refunds, and foreign carriers have reduced capacity into Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv. Read More →
NEWS Nov 25, 2023 GPS Spoofing: Why are Planes Getting Hacked in the Middle East? In a recent development that has raised alarms among aviation experts, dozens of commercial airliners flying over parts of the Middle East have reported experiencing GPS spoofing attacks in recent months. These attacks involve the transmission of false GPS signals, effectively tricking aircraft navigation systems into believing they are in a different location than their actual position. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Oct 30, 2023 Illegally Entering Airports: Mob Storms Russian Airport in Search of Jewish Passengers On October 29, a large mob stormed Makhachkala Uytash Airport (MCX) in southern Russia to hunt down Israeli and Jewish passengers. The group expressed anger at a Red Wings Airlines flight from Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv scheduled to land at the airport. Read More →
NEWS Oct 25, 2023 Delta Air Lines Cancels More Tel Aviv Flights, Provides Aid to Israel and Gaza Delta Air Lines will cancel more flights between the U.S. and Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas. The airline also provided $1 million in humanitarian aid for people in Israel and the Gaza Strip. Read More →
NEWS Oct 23, 2023 El Al Making Significant Capacity Changes to Accomodate Stranded Passengers Conflict usually creates logistical challenges for airlines and the war in Israel-Palestine is no different. El Al has been forced to make numerous capacity changes and flout international guidelines to repatriate passengers. Airlines serving Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) have been forced to suspend service and serve passengers through "nearby" airports in other countries. Read More →
NEWS Jul 05, 2023 Protestors Flock to Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport in Protest of New Reform Protestors have gathered at Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport, delaying operations. Their reason is due to the new judicial overhaul plan that could potentially turn the country into a dictatorship. Read More →