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Plane arrives from Abu Dhabi to Israel for first time

Plane arrives from Abu Dhabi to Israel for first time

Etihad Airways plane lands in Israel after direct flight from Abu Dhabi. Medical equipment for PA on plane.Mordechai Sones, 19/05/2020 21:57
Defense Ministry COVID-19 procurement operation concludes

Defense Ministry COVID-19 procurement operation concludes

Israel Defense Ministry Directorate of Production and Procurement (DOPP) concludes month-and-a-half since launch of procurement operation.Mordechai Sones, 30/04/2020 13:57
Watch: Young man is only passenger on flight from Tel Aviv to Barcelona

Watch: Young man is only passenger on flight from Tel Aviv to Barcelona

Ilan waited on board the plane for other passengers to arrive - but no one did. He was the sole flyer, and he documented the moment.JTA, 19/03/2020 08:50
Pilot on Russian plane dies following heart attack

Pilot on Russian plane dies following heart attack

Russian pilot suffers heart attack during flight, dies after plane makes emergency landing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2019 23:40
The longest flight in the world

The longest flight in the world

Test flight by Qantas airline from NY to Sydney takes 19 hours, 16 minutes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2019 10:37
'Now is not the time to talk to Iran'

'Now is not the time to talk to Iran'

PM calls for intensification of international pressure on Iran. "This is important to Israel at all times, but especially now."Ido Ben Porat, 05/09/2019 08:08
Watch: One only passenger on flight

Watch: One only passenger on flight

Man taking Delta Airlines to Salt Lake City enjoys a unique flying experience after discovering he is the only passenger on the flight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2019 11:49
242 new North American Olim to arrive on Aliyah August 14

242 new North American Olim to arrive on Aliyah August 14

New immigrants, including 41 future lone soldiers, to arrive on Aliyah charter flight.Mordechai Sones, 08/08/2019 18:25
Flight from hell: 'I was smeared as an anti-Semite and arrested'

Flight from hell: 'I was smeared as an anti-Semite and arrested'

'Like a horror story.' Jewish man says media smeared him as an anti-Semite and damaged his career - all over a video taken out of context.David Rosenberg, 18/07/2019 21:20
Celebrity doctor to the rescue on Israel-bound flight

Celebrity doctor to the rescue on Israel-bound flight

Celebrity physician Dr. Mike treats Birthright participant on Israel-bound flight.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 05/07/2019 13:32
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, 02/07/2019 14:01
Dozens of haredi passengers sue El Al

Dozens of haredi passengers sue El Al

Haredi passengers stranded in Athens in November sue El Al for damages. El Al: We operate in accordance with the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2019 11:01
Orthodox Jewish couple sues Spirit Airlines over anti-Semitism

Orthodox Jewish couple sues Spirit Airlines over anti-Semitism

Suit says couple was called 'retarded Jews' by flight crew before before being escorted off flight, banned permanently from flying Spirit.Marcy Oster, JTA, 09/05/2019 09:42
13 injured in France-Israel flight due to whirlwinds

13 injured in France-Israel flight due to whirlwinds

13 passengers on Transavia Airlines flight from Lyon to Israel suffer light limb injuries as a result of air pockets and whirlwinds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2019 18:50
Why was Jewish family kicked off American Airlines flight?

Why was Jewish family kicked off American Airlines flight?

Orthodox Jewish family forced off of flight home, left without their luggage - all allegedly because of 'body odor'.David Rosenberg, 25/01/2019 08:42
Allegations of anti-Semitism as Orthodox Jews booted off flight

Allegations of anti-Semitism as Orthodox Jews booted off flight

Jewish family escorted off of 'Nightmare Flight' and banned from Spirit Airlines for life allegedly called 'retarded Jews' by flight crew.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2019 11:13
To fight in difficult conditions, to lead, and to win

To fight in difficult conditions, to lead, and to win

Graduates of pilots' course awarded rank of officers, two days before they marked end of course and became regular pilots.Mordechai Sones, 24/12/2018 22:39
Cost of El Al Shabbat debacle: NIS 1.7 million

Cost of El Al Shabbat debacle: NIS 1.7 million

Beyond compensation for passengers, it seems company preferred to pay significant price to avert haredi boycott.Mordechai Sones, 26/11/2018 22:54
Dubai flight to JFK quarantined after passengers reported sick

Dubai flight to JFK quarantined after passengers reported sick

Emirates Airline plane quarantined upon landing in NY, after passengers became ill during flight.Tal Polon, 05/09/2018 18:15
Indian woman leaves dead baby on plane

Indian woman leaves dead baby on plane

Just prior to landing, cabin crew find dead newborn on bathroom floor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2018 11:57
A nightmare flight

A nightmare flight

Passengers land in Madrid twelve hours after leaving Tel Aviv - because of in-flight violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2018 08:58
Airline copilot survives after being pulled out of window

Airline copilot survives after being pulled out of window

Copilot left dangling halfway out of aircraft after cockpit windshield blows out at 32,000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2018 14:59
Passengers injured after plane window breaks

Passengers injured after plane window breaks

Watch: Mid-flight panic as cabin window damaged by turbulence, leaving 3 injured just days after woman dies after being sucked out of planeDavid Rosenberg, 23/04/2018 10:06
Watch: Memorial ceremony in the sky

Watch: Memorial ceremony in the sky

As Memorial Day starts during El Al flight from Romania to Israel, pilot decides to hold short ceremony on the plane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2018 10:08
Israeli in critical condition following plane mishap

Israeli in critical condition following plane mishap

Israeli woman fighting for her life after Israel-bound flight evacuated in Budapest during vacation gone awry.David Rosenberg, 27/03/2018 12:40
'I'm going via the wing'

'I'm going via the wing'

Ryanair passenger exits plane via emergency exit, sits on wing while waiting to disembark.Chana Roberts, 03/01/2018 08:16
Wife hits husband, forces emergency landing

Wife hits husband, forces emergency landing

Woman explores sleeping husband's smartphone, starts hitting him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017 11:20
Passenger forced to pay $1145 after flight overbooked

Passenger forced to pay $1145 after flight overbooked

Woman claims airline refused to allow her to board plane, forced her to return nine days late. Judge orders woman to compensate airline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2017 15:04
El Al flight grounded after crack discovered in window

El Al flight grounded after crack discovered in window

Shortly before departing from London to Tel Aviv, a crack was discovered in a window of one of El Al’s two new 'Dreamliners.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2017 10:41
Nightmare in the skies: '20 hours without kosher food'

Nightmare in the skies: '20 hours without kosher food'

Religious family with small children forced to go hungry on 20 hour journey to New York after booking company fails to provide kosher meals.Chaim Lev, 30/08/2017 20:26
Trump might expand laptop ban to Europe

Trump might expand laptop ban to Europe

Trump administration considering expansion of ban on laptops on commercial aircraft to include some European countries.Ben Ariel, 11/05/2017 04:36
Sheldon Adelson's flight sets record

Sheldon Adelson's flight sets record

Casino mogul flies nonstop in his private plane from Israel to Honolulu, Hawaii, the longest flight ever leaving from Ben Gurion Airport.JTA, 05/01/2017 01:33
El Al flight makes emergency landing in Toronto

El Al flight makes emergency landing in Toronto

Engine failure forces El Al plane to return to Toronto just after takeoff.Dalit Halevi, 21/12/2016 07:33
Egyptian airliner explodes mid-air

Egyptian airliner explodes mid-air

Witnesses claim fireball streaked across sky over southern Greek islands. Terrorism not ruled out.David Rosenberg, 19/05/2016 11:45
New flight connects Israel's north and south

New flight connects Israel's north and south

Deputy Minister Kara welcomes new route from Rosh Pina to Eilat, revealing plan to create Galilee regional flight hub.Ari Yashar, 28/01/2016 16:47
AirAsia Flight Disappears Over Indonesia

AirAsia Flight Disappears Over Indonesia

162 people on flight to Singapore which never arrived at its destination; air and sea rescue effort launched.Tova Dvorin, 28/12/2014 09:33
Hareidi Men Leave Plane Rather Than Sit with Women

Hareidi Men Leave Plane Rather Than Sit with Women

A group of Hareidi men who refused to sit next to women, disembarked from a Delta flight, when their request to switch seats was denied.Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 22/10/2014 21:35
What Really Happened to TWA Flight 800?

What Really Happened to TWA Flight 800?

A documentary on the 1996 explosion that brought down TWA Flight 800 offers "solid proof that there was an external detonation."Eliran Aharon, New York, 19/06/2013 23:19
Director of Anti-Israel Film Detained in LA

Director of Anti-Israel Film Detained in LA

The PA-based director of a film condemning Israel is detained in an LA airport.Maayana Miskin, 20/02/2013 13:59
Hungarian Airline Begins Low-Cost Tel-Aviv Route

Hungarian Airline Begins Low-Cost Tel-Aviv Route

The Hungarian airline Wizz Air began operating low-cost flights from Budapest to Tel Aviv. Rachel Hirshfeld , 19/12/2012 07:19
El Al to Replace Flight Manuals with iPads

El Al to Replace Flight Manuals with iPads

El Al Airlines will begin a trial project next month ahead of transferring all flight manuals on its Boeing 777 fleet to iPads.Rachel Hirshfeld , 17/12/2012 20:50
Second United Flight Makes Emergency Landing in NJ

Second United Flight Makes Emergency Landing in NJ

A second United Airlines plane departing from Newark International Airport in the last two days was forced to make an emergency landing. Rachel Hirshfeld, 20/08/2012 14:18