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Israel to grant entry to non-citizens with relatives in Israel

Israel to grant entry to non-citizens with relatives in Israel

Former MK Dov Lipman lauds new policy permitting relatives of immigrants to enter Israel, after year of restrictions on tourists.David Rosenberg, 06/04/2021 15:18
Supreme Court strikes down government limits on air travel

Supreme Court strikes down government limits on air travel

Israeli Supreme Court blasts government handling of COVID limits on air travel, nullifies key restrictions on travelers.David Rosenberg, 17/03/2021 14:24
Ben Gurion Airport closes to incoming and outgoing flights

Ben Gurion Airport closes to incoming and outgoing flights

Government decision banning nearly all air travel goes into effect, leading to closure of Israel's primary international airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 08:22
Government votes to ban air travel starting Monday night

Government votes to ban air travel starting Monday night

Immigration Minister objects to 'hermetic closure' of Israel and total travel ban. 'Immigrants can wait, we have a pandemic,' says PM.David Rosenberg, 24/01/2021 18:02
Rapid COVID-19 screening test developed in Israel to be used in major European airports

Rapid COVID-19 screening test developed in Israel to be used in major European airports

Rapid coronavirus screening test developed in Israel to be used in multiple European airports.Marcy Oster, JTA, 23/09/2020 13:18
Health Ministry considering travel ban during possible lockdown

Health Ministry considering travel ban during possible lockdown

New national lockdown could include total ban on all air travel to and from Israel, senior Health Ministry official says.David Rosenberg, 11/09/2020 11:22
Coronavirus and the Black Plague

Coronavirus and the Black Plague

History may be repeating itself as the coronavirus travels the route of the Black Plague from China. Then it was to Europe via sea and the Silk Route, today it is to the entire globe via air travel. Are its effects going to be similar as well?Dr. Yechiel Shabiy, 28/02/2020 01:30
Israeli Tourism Finally Recovering After Gaza War

Israeli Tourism Finally Recovering After Gaza War

Tourism almost back to 2013 levels despite significant drop in first half of 2015.Tova Dvorin, 09/09/2015 15:34
Travel In and Out of Israel to Reach Peak Thursday

Travel In and Out of Israel to Reach Peak Thursday

Ben Gurion Airport may sees its busiest day ever on Thursday, as over 77,000 people pass through Israel's international airport.Cynthia Blank, 13/08/2015 09:21
Ben Gurion Airport Operating as Usual

Ben Gurion Airport Operating as Usual

Hamas 'deadline' for airlines to stop traveling to Israel comes and goes without incident; airport expecting tens of thousands of travelers.Orli Harari and Ari Soffer, 21/08/2014 08:56
Kerry: Flight Ban Solely for Safety

Kerry: Flight Ban Solely for Safety

U.S. ban on flights to Israel "was issued to protect American citizens and American carriers," says State Department Spokeswoman.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2014 04:43
US, European Airlines Suspend Flights to Israel

US, European Airlines Suspend Flights to Israel

Rocket strike near airport leads American flight agency to temporarily ban travel to Ben-Gurion Airport.Maayana Miskin, 22/07/2014 18:29
Nigeria and Israel Sign Agreement: Direct Flights

Nigeria and Israel Sign Agreement: Direct Flights

Nigeria and Israel have reportedly signed an agreement allowing direct flights between both countries.Tova Dvorin, 28/10/2013 14:43