First airline halts flights to China

United Airlines drastically cuts number of flights to Beijing, suspends all flights to China from Feb. 1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2020, 5:03 PM

Direct flights to connect Tel Aviv and Siberia

S7 Airlines begins offering direct flights between Tel Aviv and 'Siberian capital' Novosibirsk, eliminating Moscow connection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2020, 12:25 PM

Iran: Ukrainian plane flew too close to sensitive site

Revolutionary Guards commander says plane was shot down by mistake. Pres. Rouhani: Shootdown was a 'tragedy and unforgivable mistake.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2020, 6:27 PM

FAA: US flights should avoid Iraq and Iran

Federal Aviation Administration orders US airlines to avoid flying over Iran and its neighbors, additional airlines follow suit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 12:48 PM

Watch: Wheel of plane falls off seconds after takeoff

Air Canada Jazz forced to turn around after a technical issue made one of its wheels fall off seconds after takeoff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 6:40 AM

El Al to begin direct flights to Australia

In first, El Al plans to test feasibility of direct flights to Melbourne, Australia.Ido Ben Porat, 11/27/2019, 11:25 AM

Spain: British Airways flight evacuated after smoke fills cabin

Passengers complain staff did not update them, say fire broke out just prior to landing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 10:26 AM

Disney to launch its own airline?

Reports said Disney would launch themed flights with Magic Kingdom-related perks. Disney: Reports are unfounded, incorrect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 9:10 AM

British Airways cancels flights to Cairo

British Airways suspends flights to Egyptian capital for one week as a 'precaution.' Lufthansa flights to Cairo are also canceled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 12:17 AM

Doomed Texas flight seemed 'completely normal' before crashing

Pilot who witnessed crash says engine of doomed plane 'didn't sound right' during takeoff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2019, 2:01 PM

The low-cost 'private' flight

Israeli couple boards flight from Italy to Israel - and discovers they're the only passengers.Chana Roberts, 7/2/2019, 11:28 AM

Woman fell asleep on a plane - and woke up to find she's alone

Air Canada investigating how a passenger was left alone in a 'cold, dark' plane after everyone else disembarked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 1:36 PM

Arkia flight returns to land in Barcelona

Italian plane leased by Israeli company forced to turn back due to malfunction in one of its engines.Reut Hadar, 4/15/2019, 5:05 AM

Plane turns around after mother forgets child at airport

Pilot requests to return to airport after passenger demands to be reunited with child.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 10:13 AM

Suitcases still missing - four days after flight landed

Passengers say their suitcases were never loaded onto the plane, airline says suitcases will arrive 'tomorrow.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 4:29 PM

Six lightly injured during flight

Israeli paramedics treat six travelers injured on Austrian Airlines flight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 7:29 PM

Severe crisis in El Al

The Israeli airline canceled flight last night to NY and flight this morning to Mumbai, citing 'operational constraints.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 1:47 PM

Wizz Air opens new route from Romania to Tel Aviv

Sibiu becomes sixth Romanian city to operate direct route to Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2018, 8:39 PM

Flight cancellation nearly causes family to miss Passover seder

This family’s New York-Miami flight was cancelled right before Passover.JTA, 3/31/2018, 8:21 PM

PM eyes Mumbai flights after Saudis open airspace

'The goal that I hope to reach is that the next flights will include direct flights from Tel Aviv to Mumbai in five hours.'AFP, 3/25/2018, 3:04 PM

Thousands of flights cancelled across US due to East Coast storm

Over 4,000 flights cancelled as winter storm 'Toby' hits East Coast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2018, 11:20 AM

A landing the passengers will never forget

Plane attempts to land during storm, nearly flips over before pilot successfully touches down.Ido Ben Porat, 1/20/2018, 11:06 PM

Strike planned at Ben Gurion Airport cancelled

Massive potential strike at Ben Gurion Airport averted after Finance Ministry promises to listen to demands of airport workers.Tzvi Lev, 11/30/2017, 9:31 PM

Wizz Air: New low-cost flights to start in winter

Wizz Air launches four new routes, flying from Negev airport to Europe; tickets start at 89 NIS.Chana Roberts, 8/9/2017, 2:46 PM

Ryanair launches new flight from Tel Aviv to Rome

In honor of launch, new tickets available from 17 euros per seat. Tourism Minister: Ryanair is part of our great tourism revolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2017, 3:41 PM

US cancels ban on laptops in flight cabins

TSA says airlines improved security, allows passengers from Muslim-majority countries to bring laptops in their carry-ons.Chana Roberts, 7/20/2017, 1:38 PM

EasyJet adds two more Italy-Israel routes

British airline adds two more low-cost routes, due to start operating in the fall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2017, 2:18 PM

El Al's new route offers direct flights to Miami

El Al reintroduces closed Miami-Tel Aviv flights, CEO says he hopes Miami will become popular with Israeli tourists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 3:58 PM

Coming soon: Low-cost flights to the US and Canada

Iceland airline offers low-cost flights from Israel to North America, starting in June.Netanel Katz, 4/9/2017, 12:38 PM

Britain joins laptop ban on flights

British government bans laptops on direct passenger flights from several Muslim countries.Ben Ariel, 3/22/2017, 4:16 AM

New London-Tel Aviv flight to cost only 309 NIS

Wizz Air announces new direct London-Israel route to begin operating in June, says tickets already available on company site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 10:06 AM

Israel, Thailand sign new air transport agreement

Israel, Thailand sign agreement, raise number of flights per week to 28.Shlomo Pyutrikovksy, 12/5/2016, 12:23 PM

Scandinavian Airlines Halts Flight to Israel

Scandinavian Airlines announces it will stop flying to Tel Aviv as of March, cites political instability.Reut Hadar, 10/20/2015, 4:13 AM

FAA Extends Ban on Flights to Israel

Washington still reportedly considering a decision to lift flight ban on Israel due to 'security concerns'.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2014, 7:37 PM

Israel Tests Anti-Missile System for Passenger Planes

Defense Ministry announces that test of 'SkyShield' system, designed to combat rocket fire, goes off without a hitch.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2014, 9:08 PM

El-Al Signs Agreement Providing More Routes into Canada

Canadian tourists now able to visit Israel via their local airports after Israel's flagship carrier signs deal with local airline.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/19/2014, 11:06 PM

Low Cost Airline: 'We'll Bring Millions of Tourists to Israel'

Low cost European airline Ryanair claims it will succeed in bringing 4-5 million tourists to Israel annually.Rina Tzvi , 6/9/2013, 7:22 PM

Egypt Suspends Tourist Flights from Iran

Just a week after Cairo resumed tourist flights from Tehran after more than 30 years, Egypt has already suspended them until June.Chana Ya'ar, 4/8/2013, 6:34 PM

As of April, Only Lufthansa Will Fly to Iran

Air France, one of the last major European airlines offering flights to Tehran, announced that it would no longer be flying there. Annie Lubin, 1/13/2013, 11:45 AM

Iran Bans Flights During Call to Islamic Prayer

Iran has ordered domestic airlines to take off half an hour after pre-dawn Muslim prayers "so passengers can fulfill their religious duty."Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/28/2012, 12:15 AM