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Cancel your flight? From now on you won't be reimbursed

Cancel your flight? From now on you won't be reimbursed

49 MKs vote in favor of amendment to facilitate airlines and exempt them from compensating in event of cancellation or early flight.Yonatan Gottleib, 13/07/2020 22:54
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, 03/06/2020 14:30
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, 19/05/2020 10:59
British Airways to renew flights to Tel Aviv next week?

British Airways to renew flights to Tel Aviv next week?

Airline now allows London-Tel Aviv bookings from May 1st.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2020 12:23
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, 11/03/2020 07:57
Want to cancel a flight to China? Here's what you need to know

Want to cancel a flight to China? Here's what you need to know

Attorneys Ra'anan Bar-On and Vered Cohen on Israeli law and travelers' rights to cancel scheduled flights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2020 12:48
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, 23/07/2019 09:10
Paris court to hear case over 2007 Thai plane crash

Paris court to hear case over 2007 Thai plane crash

Victims' families say crash was an 'accident waiting to happen,' sue for recognition as victims.Simon Valmary, AFP, 24/06/2019 08:13
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, 12/09/2018 16:29
Travel agent disappears with passengers' cash

Travel agent disappears with passengers' cash

Travel agent who promised to purchase cheap tickets to Uman runs off with Breslov hasidims' money.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2018 09:38
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, 07/05/2018 20:39
'Strip Kuwait Airways of its landing rights'

'Strip Kuwait Airways of its landing rights'

German Justice Ministry asks Chancellor Merkel to strip Kuwait Airways of German landing rights after Thursday ruling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2017 23:12
Germany investigates Kuwait Airways' anti-Israel discrimination

Germany investigates Kuwait Airways' anti-Israel discrimination

German Transport Minister opens investigation into airline's refusal to allow Israeli passengers to board.Chana Roberts, 26/10/2017 10:46
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, 12/07/2017 14:18
United Airlines releases new flight plan

United Airlines releases new flight plan

Due to a recent event in which a man was forced off a plane, the airline makes new guidelines on how to deal with overbooking., 27/04/2017 12:38
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, 09/04/2017 12:38
How much does an El Al pilot make?

How much does an El Al pilot make?

Reports show that, at a time when numerous El Al flights are being cancelled or delayed, the salaries of pilots are soaring.Tal Polon, 14/07/2016 10:27
Could the Russian Sinai crash happen in Israel?

Could the Russian Sinai crash happen in Israel?

Pilots Association head tells Arutz Sheva about the crash claimed by ISIS, and why Israeli airline passengers don't need to worry.Rafael Levy, 03/11/2015 12:02
Airlines Stop Flying Over Iran, Caspian Sea

Airlines Stop Flying Over Iran, Caspian Sea

Some airlines stop flying over the region amid concerns over Russian airstrikes in Syria. At least one has missed and hit Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2015 19:19
Scuffle Over Chocolate - Due to the 'Occupation'?

Scuffle Over Chocolate - Due to the 'Occupation'?

Channel 2 reporter insists video of Israelis arguing with Israir steward over duty-free chocolate the fault of the 'Occupation'.Eliran Aharon and Tova Dvorin, 22/02/2015 13:56
Tablets, Devices Soon to be Allowed on Takeoff

Tablets, Devices Soon to be Allowed on Takeoff

Travelers leaving from Ben Gurion Airport will soon be able to use small electronic devices during takeoff on flights leaving the country.Moshe Cohen, 28/09/2014 22:53
Russian Airlines Resume Flights to Israel

Russian Airlines Resume Flights to Israel

Following FAA measure, Russian airlines begin to lift their own ban on flights to Ben-Gurion.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2014 11:38
Turkey' Extends Suspension of Israel Flights

Turkey' Extends Suspension of Israel Flights

Turkey's national carrier extends its suspension of direct flights to Tel Aviv, cites security reasons.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2014 05:12
European Carriers Extend Flight Ban to Israel

European Carriers Extend Flight Ban to Israel

Host of European airlines, Turkish air follow FAA lead in banning flights to Israel out of 'safety concerns.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2014 22:33
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, 23/07/2014 19:37
Lufthansa Suspends Israel Flights for Another Day

Lufthansa Suspends Israel Flights for Another Day

German aviation giant extends cancellations, but 22 carriers continue flights; Transportation Ministry preparing for 'the day after'.AFP and Tova Dvorin, 23/07/2014 16:56
Snake on Plane Causes 13-Hour Delay

Snake on Plane Causes 13-Hour Delay

Qantas passengers had to spend the night in a hotel after cabin crew found a small snake on board.Arutz Sheva, 23/09/2013 12:38
Frustrated Travellers at Airport During Strike

Frustrated Travellers at Airport During Strike

Arutz Sheva visited the Ben Gurion Airport as Israelis waited to find out about their flights, before strike ended.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 23/04/2013 08:46
Netanyahu Welcomes End of Airline Strike

Netanyahu Welcomes End of Airline Strike

"We will continue to make additional reforms to increase competition,” says Netanyahu after airlines agree to end strike.Elad Benari, 23/04/2013 04:43
Airlines Agree to End Strike

Airlines Agree to End Strike

Israeli airlines, Finance Ministry reach a deal; Israel will pay for airlines’ security costs.Maayana Miskin, 22/04/2013 19:22
Labor Court Asked to End Airline Workers' Strike

Labor Court Asked to End Airline Workers' Strike

Israel Manufacturers Association appeals to the Labor Court, asking that it issue an injunction against striking airline workers.Elad Benari, 22/04/2013 06:43
Bennett: Government Passed its First Test

Bennett: Government Passed its First Test

The government passed its first test Sunday with the Open Skies agreement, Bennett says. Maayana Miskin, 21/04/2013 16:21
Bennett: Use the Threat of a Strike Wisely

Bennett: Use the Threat of a Strike Wisely

Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett is opposed to the planned strike by Israel’s airlines, supports Open Skies program.Elad Benari, 19/04/2013 05:13
Airlines: 'Open Skies' Will Close Us Down

Airlines: 'Open Skies' Will Close Us Down

Workers at Israel's airlines plan to strike beginning Sunday over the intentions of the government to implement the “Open Skies” policyDavid Lev, 18/04/2013 14:44
American Airlines, US Airways to Announce Merger

American Airlines, US Airways to Announce Merger

American Airlines and US Airways are set to formally announce a merger on Thursday in the United States.Chana Ya'ar, 14/02/2013 09:26
European Politics and Airliner ‘Safety Ratings’?

European Politics and Airliner ‘Safety Ratings’?

A German-based airliner crash evaluation center lists El Al's safety rating at 24 and Lufthansa at 11 but the numbers don't add up.Chana Ya'ar, 20/01/2013 12:01
NY-Based JetBlue Gives Losing Voters Easy 'Escape'

NY-Based JetBlue Gives Losing Voters Easy 'Escape'

Planning to "leave the country" if your candidate loses the presidential election in the U.S. in November? Now there's a possible way out...Chana Ya'ar, 04/10/2012 11:50
Ben-Gurion Passengers Get New 'Bill of Rights'

Ben-Gurion Passengers Get New 'Bill of Rights'

Airlines and charter operators flying out of Israel had better get their act together, a new law says - otherwise, it's going to cost them, 16/08/2012 10:24