Airplane lifted while still connected to gateDamage inflicted to a Boeing 737 after its nose lifted while still connected to the gate sleeve at Ben-Gurion Airport. No injuries reported.
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New plans to add half a million tourists a yearMinistry of Tourism initiates a new program that hopes to bring another half million tourists a year as part of an airlines incentives.
Ben Gurion to shut down tomorrow as strike beginsNationwide public sector strike could spoil travel plans for thousands of Christian pilgrims heading to the Holy Land for Christmas.
Ben Gurion named 4th best airport in the worldReaders of Conde Nast Traveler praise Israel's international airport for its accessibility and security.
Strike? Departures halted at Ben Gurion AirportIn apparent strike, control tower operators temporarily shut down flight departures, delaying four international flights.
Despite Terror Wave American Olim Land in IsraelUndeterred by the latest wave of violence, US, Canadian Jews - aged from 10 months to 83 years - come home to Israel.
Serious Delays in Ben Gurion FlightsCyprus upgrades its flight control systems, delaying flights to and from Israel that pass through Cypriot airspace.
Flights in Disarray Amid Airport StrikeLabor Court commutes strike to half hour, though many flights already pushed forward or delayed on one of Ben Gurion's busiest days.
Ben Gurion Airport to Become 'Sabbath Observant'This Shabbat, Ben Gurion will become 'Sabbath Observant,' as workers walk off the job for 24 hours.
5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Throughout IsraelFlights at Ben Gurion Airport briefly halted, as tremors felt from Eilat in the south all the way to Nahariya and Acco in the north.
Hundreds of Israelis Stranded Abroad SundayFour separate plane malfunctions - in Greece and Italy - keep hundreds of Israelis from returning home after Passover holiday.
110 Ukrainian Jewish Refugees Land in IsraelHusband of Irina Shelkayeba, killed in a rebel rocket attack, among the new olim who arrived Tuesday.
7 Injured Israelis Arrive from NepalSeven Israelis injured in Tuesday's avalanche return to Israel, will be treated at local hospitals.
Israeli Tourism Still Feeling Effects of Gaza WarFollowing significant dip in July-August period, tourism figures slow to recover - but there is some good news.
Ben Gurion Workers May Go on Strike AgainWorkers at Ben Gurion Airport are gearing up for another strike, fearing they will be on the hook for a huge royalty payment.
Ben Gurion Airport Sees Highest-Ever TrafficHoliday travel sky-high: 521 aircraft to depart, arrive at Israel's airport in 24 hours - a new record.
Expect Long Delays: Ben Gurion Goes on StrikeAirports Authority workers decided that Thursday morning is the right time for a wildcat strike.
Ben Gurion Airport to Strike for 3 Hours Thurs.Move in solidarity with postal workers' strike could damage the Israeli economy, leave travelers stranded.
Weapons, Drugs Seized at Ben Gurion AirportSecurity officials at Ben Gurion Airport prevented two smuggling incidents, as passengers tried to sneak drugs and weapons onto a plane.
El Al Plane Makes One-Engine Emergency LandingDrama in Ben Gurion as flight to Toronto with 194 passengers forced to return after engine shuts off.
U.S. Condemns Hamas for Threatening AirportDeputy State Department spokeswoman says threatening civilian aviation is "unacceptable".
Ben Gurion Airport Operating as UsualHamas 'deadline' for airlines to stop traveling to Israel comes and goes without incident; airport expecting tens of thousands of travelers.
Hamas Threatens Ben-Gurion AirportTerror group tells international airlines to stop flights from 6:00 am Thursday. Will another flight ban follow?
What if Rockets were Fired from 'The West Bank'?A rocket from Gaza at Ben Gurion airport disrupted air traffic, but terrorists in Samaria would have a much clearer shot if Israel left.
Air Canada Flight Delayed by Rockets over Tel AvivAircraft was asked to continue circling overhead "until the airspace was deemed secure," before landing.
Lufthansa Maintains Israel Flight BanGermany's largest airline suspends flights to Ben Gurion International Airport for another 24 hours, even as other airlines resume services.
European Aviation Agency Lifts Tel Aviv Flight BanDowning of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 and suspension of flights to Tel Aviv over rockets prompts urgent debate on air security.
European Carriers Extend Flight Ban to IsraelHost of European airlines, Turkish air follow FAA lead in banning flights to Israel out of 'safety concerns.'
Hamas: Flight Cancellations to Israel a 'Victory'Islamist terrorist group celebrates 'victory' as some airlines suspend travel through Ben Gurion airport due to rocket fire.
Lufthansa Suspends Israel Flights for Another DayGerman aviation giant extends cancellations, but 22 carriers continue flights; Transportation Ministry preparing for 'the day after'.
Foreign Airlines 'Surrendering to Terrorism'Yisrael Katz vows no Israelis will remain stranded abroad, says cancelled flights won't stop IDF from carrying out its mission.
Ovda Airport to Replace Ben Gurion For NowIsraeli carriers are stepping up their activity to assist thousands Israelis who are stranded abroad.
Bloomberg Flies to Israel to Show It's Safe‘The flight restrictions are a mistake that hands Hamas an undeserved victory and should be lifted immediately,' he says.
Kerry: Flight Ban Solely for SafetyU.S. ban on flights to Israel "was issued to protect American citizens and American carriers," says State Department Spokeswoman.
Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Ben GurionFlight to New York forced to turn back after technical problem
United Airlines Pilot Refused to Fly to IsraelPilot who refused to fly his scheduled United Airlines flight to Israel leaves 300 passengers stuck on the plane for hours.
Huge Queues at Ben Gurion Airport CustomsHundreds of passengers are being held up because of a work dispute between customs employees and Finance Ministry.
Ruckus at Airport over Delayed FlightFlight 323 to Paris postponed again and again, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.
Katz: New Ben Gurion Runway Improves SafetyJust in time for the summer flying season, a 21st runway has been opened at Ben Gurion Airport, enhancing safety for passengers.
First Batch of 250 Bnei Menashe Arrive in IsraelFirst group of Bnei Menashe land in Israel from northeastern India; more than 200 to follow.
El Al Passengers Stranded in Airport, Pilots AWOLPassengers of four departing flights are stuck and the pilots can't be found. A work dispute appears to be the reason.
Scorpions On A Plane50 live scorpions seized at Ben Gurion Airport, mere hours before being brought on a flight to Vienna.
Kosher Meal Shortage Causes El Al DelaysEl Al flights departing from Ben Gurion Airport Monday are expected to leave 1-2 hours late.
Michael Oren's Peace Plan: Salvation or Suicide?Former Amabassador Oren's unilateral peace plan has a curious addition to the Gaza unilateral withdrawal plan.
Grenade Safety Catch Found on PlaneIsraeli passengers, authorities suffer scare after grenade safety catch found on plane at Ben-Gurion airport; investigation launched.
MKs Come Home to Towed CarsDozens of Knesset members' cars are towed in ‘unpleasant’ incident following airplane delay.
Another 40 'Lost Tribe' Members Arrive in IsraelBnei Menashe aliyah continues as organizers hail 'ingathering of the Exiles'; grandfather meets 13 grandchildren for the first time.
'Bird Man' Nabbed in Illegal Avian Import SchemeIsraeli man stopped by import inspectors at Ben Gurion Airport trying to smuggle 40 Zebra Finches into Israel.
Arab Threatens Passengers on BA FlightPlane landed at Ben Gurion Airport. Security men handcuffed the man, who was unarmed.
Group: Stronger Security Checks for Arabs 'Racist'The High Court discusses demands that security restrictions and checks for Israeli Arabs at Ben Gurion Airport be eased.
Moshe Lion Detained by Airport Customs OfficialsMoshe Lion, Jerusalem mayor candidate, questioned at airport for allegedly trying to smuggle clothes into Israel.
Terminal One Reopens for Low Cost FlightsThe newly refurbished Terminal One at Ben Gurion Airport will be used for low-cost flights to and from Europe.
2 PA Arabs Try to Break Into Ben Gurion AirportState of emergency declared at airport after Arab truck breaks entry barrier. Two PA Arabs have been apprehended, no explosives found.
'Bug' Store in Airport ClosedThe duty free branch of the electronics chain store, "Bug", has now been closed due to fraud allegations over the last three years.
Arkia Plane Lands Safely After Engine MalfunctionAn Arkia airplane carrying 72 passengers landed safely at the Ben Gurion Airport after discovering a technical failure in the engine.
Officials: IDF May Close Down PA Radio StationsIsrael threatened on Sunday to take military action if needed to protect its skies from PA “radio terrorism.”