Health Ministry Director signs isolation exemption for 20 countries

Health Ministry Director signs isolation exemption for 20 countries

The order exempts from isolation returnees from 20 green countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2020, 2:46 PM
The skies open: These are the countries Israelis can fly to

The skies open: These are the countries Israelis can fly to

Coronavirus Cabinet approves first group of countries Israel can fly to and return from without going into isolation when they return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2020, 9:32 PM
Weekend restrictions lifted, flights to resume

Weekend restrictions lifted, flights to resume

Coronavirus Cabinet decides to lift restrictions on weekend shopping and sets date for resumption of flights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2020, 11:37 PM
Company offers: If you miss airplane food, you can buy your own

Company offers: If you miss airplane food, you can buy your own

Israeli airline food producer aims to bring employees back to work - by selling food to the public.Ido Ben Porat, 7/22/2020, 12:33 PM
Report: Flights may resume only after fall holidays

Report: Flights may resume only after fall holidays

Concerns of large numbers of Israelis arriving for holidays force skies to remain closed through early October, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2020, 2:41 PM
Israir planning to shut last flight route to Eilat

Israir planning to shut last flight route to Eilat

'Illogical and unreasonable to cut Eilat off and harm residents, we cannot allow this to happen,' Eilat mayor says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2020, 12:59 PM
Law limiting damages for flights canceled due to COVID-19 passes first Knesset reading

Law limiting damages for flights canceled due to COVID-19 passes first Knesset reading

Knesset approves first reading of law aiming to help airlines survive by limiting amount of compensation paid to passengers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 2:30 PM
Ryanair to drop prices in effort to fill planes?

Ryanair to drop prices in effort to fill planes?

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary says he'll work to 'get people moving again,' does not expect quarantine for travelers to work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2020, 1:43 PM
Flights to resume soon? 'Safer to travel to Greece than to buy challah in Bnei Brak'

Flights to resume soon? 'Safer to travel to Greece than to buy challah in Bnei Brak'

'Israel is on the right path' despite hit to tourism, Israel Airports Authority spokesman says.103FM, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 10:59 AM
New plan for when Ben Gurion Airport reopens post-coronavirus

New plan for when Ben Gurion Airport reopens post-coronavirus

New plan aims to reduce chance of coronavirus transmission in airport and during flights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 11:18 AM
'Let them come back after coronavirus'

'Let them come back after coronavirus'

A heated debate took place during a Cabinet meeting to discuss the issue of possibly stopping international flights to Israel.Ben Ariel, 4/13/2020, 2:12 AM
Flight chartered to bring US high school students home from Israel

Flight chartered to bring US high school students home from Israel

With most flights canceled due to coronavirus, a chartered airlift is bringing US teens home from Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/16/2020, 7:44 AM
Low-cost carrier Wizz Air suspends Italy, Israel flights

Low-cost carrier Wizz Air suspends Italy, Israel flights

Wizz Air cancels flights after Italy declares lockdown and Israel announces quarantine for travelers.AFP, 3/11/2020, 7:57 AM
Five hacks to make your flight tickets cheaper

Five hacks to make your flight tickets cheaper

What can be done to get the cheapest airfare offers every time you need one?, 3/4/2020, 11:08 PM
United Airlines cuts, then cancels, number of daily flights to China

United Airlines cuts, then cancels, number of daily 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
Russia's second-largest airline offers direct flights between Tel Aviv and Siberia

Russia's second-largest airline offers direct flights between 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
Iranian commander explains: Ukrainian plane flew too close to sensitive military site

Iranian commander explains: Ukrainian plane flew too close to sensitive military 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 orders US airlines to avoid flying over Iran and its neighbors

FAA orders US airlines to avoid flying over Iran and its neighbors

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

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

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

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?

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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'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

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

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

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 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 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

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
Anti-Missile System Tested for Passenger Planes

Anti-Missile System Tested 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 Deal Providing More Routes into Canada

El-Al Signs Deal 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
Airline to Bring Millions of Tourists to Israel

Airline to 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

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

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 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