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  7/10/2012, Tammuz 20, 5772

El Al Pilots Ground Two Flights; Strike Looms

El Al pilots grounded two flights to and from Russia Monday night as a strike looms during the peak summer tourist season. The pilots refused to show up for the flights to and from St. Petersburg, leaving 276 passengers stranded there and in Tel Aviv while El Al tried to find alternatives for them.