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Government ministries weigh ending flights from India

Government ministries weigh ending flights from India

Transportation Ministry weighing Health Ministry's demand to cease flights from India due to widescale spread & Indian coronavirus variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 16:36
Yeshiva students prevented from boarding flight in Paris

Yeshiva students prevented from boarding flight in Paris

Air France demands students present proof of medical insurance. Students permitted to board flight after intervention by Israeli embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 00:09
Confusion after Jewish family is asked to leave flight

Confusion after Jewish family is asked to leave flight

Spirit Airlines says adults, not young child in viral video, refused to comply with mask mandate.Akiva Spiegelman, 06/04/2021 21:12
Unlimited number of people may now enter Israel

Unlimited number of people may now enter Israel

Committee approves move to allow unlimited numbers of people to arrive at Ben Gurion Airport, cancels requirement for prior approval.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/03/2021 00:31
Flights to four more destinations may be approved

Flights to four more destinations may be approved

Transportation Min. Regev instructs staff to examine adding four more cities to list for emergency flights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 09:04
Wizz Air launches three new flight routes between Israel and Greece

Wizz Air launches three new flight routes between Israel and Greece

Wizz Air announces launch of flights to three new destinations in Greece, says Wizz Flex option will allow change of date and destination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2021 15:01
Haredim accuse airline of anti-Semitism after being kicked off flight

Haredim accuse airline of anti-Semitism after being kicked off flight

Nearly two dozen Orthodox Jewish passengers, including an extended family, forced off of plane. 'Flight crew celebrated afterwards'.Ben Sales, JTA, 02/03/2021 07:37
Eleven carriers found to be on El Al flight from NY

Eleven carriers found to be on El Al flight from NY

El Al rescue flight passengers asked to isolate after 11 passengers allegedly forge certificates they tested COVID-19 negative.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 21:11
Boeing issues suspension for over 100 aircraft following debris-dropping incident

Boeing issues suspension for over 100 aircraft following debris-dropping incident

Boeing suspends use of over 100 aircraft after United Airlines flight drops debris on Colorado neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2021 13:59
Flights to operate - for the vaccinated and recovered only

Flights to operate - for the vaccinated and recovered only

Israir announces new discounted flights - only for those immune to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2021 09:58
How do you fly with unvaccinated children?

How do you fly with unvaccinated children?

MK Yakov Margi answers questions about whether vaccinated parents & unvaccinated children will be required to quarantine upon arrival home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 11:36
Dr. Asher Salmon: 'We can't rely on vaccine certificates issued abroad'

Dr. Asher Salmon: 'We can't rely on vaccine certificates issued abroad'

Dr. Salmon, head of Health Min's International Dept., says those vaccinated, recovered, must quarantine after arrival in Israel.Hezki Baruch, 15/02/2021 16:21
2,000 arrivals per day: Everything you need to know about Israel's new plan

2,000 arrivals per day: Everything you need to know about Israel's new plan

New plan to partially reopen Israel's skies requires all travelers to test twice for coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 12:59
US threatens to bar El Al flights from landing unless Israel allows US airlines to operate

US threatens to bar El Al flights from landing unless Israel allows US airlines to operate

US gives Israel ultimatum, threatening to bar El Al from landing in US if Israel doesn't allow US airlines to fly into Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2021 22:10
Israeli plane lands in Istanbul - for the first time in a decade

Israeli plane lands in Istanbul - for the first time in a decade

After a decade during which Israeli planes were not allowed into Turkey, Israeli passenger plane arrives in Istanbul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2021 23:27
State to fund single flight per day

State to fund single flight per day

With the closure of Ben-Gurion airport, the state has introduced a single flight per day for Israelis approved to leave the country.Shlomo Witty, 27/01/2021 11:41
New owner: Sun D'Or airline won't fly on the Sabbath

New owner: Sun D'Or airline won't fly on the Sabbath

Haredi buyer declares airline won't operate from sundown on Friday until nightfall on Saturday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2021 11:22
Coming soon: Direct flight from Tel Aviv to Casablanca

Coming soon: Direct flight from Tel Aviv to Casablanca

El Al preparing to operate flights between Morocco and Israel. Israir CEO: As far as we’re concerned – we can start next week.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2020 04:07
'A total game-changer for Jewish travel to UAE'

'A total game-changer for Jewish travel to UAE'

Emirates Flight Catering announces MOU with CCL Holdings to set up a dedicated production facility for kosher food at its premises in UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 13:33
Netanyahu: 'This is a tremendous breakthrough'

Netanyahu: 'This is a tremendous breakthrough'

'Flying over Saudi Arabia will shorten flight times, reduce costs,' Netanyahu says, after Saudis permit flights to Israel in Saudi airspace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 14:43
Watch: Man removed from flight after discovering he has COVID-19

Watch: Man removed from flight after discovering he has COVID-19

Officials in hazmat suits forced to remove man from Ryanair flight after he receives text message confirming coronavirus diagnosis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2020 09:53
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, 16/08/2020 14:46
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, 13/08/2020 21:32
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, 05/08/2020 23:37
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, 22/07/2020 12:33
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, 21/07/2020 14:41
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, 01/07/2020 12:59
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
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, 01/06/2020 13:43
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
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, 13/05/2020 11:18
'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, 13/04/2020 02:12
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, 16/03/2020 07:44
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
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?, 04/03/2020 23:08
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, 29/01/2020 17:03
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, 13/01/2020 12:25
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, 11/01/2020 18:27
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, 08/01/2020 12:48
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, 05/01/2020 06:40
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, 27/11/2019 11:25
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, 06/08/2019 10:26
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
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, 21/07/2019 00:17
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
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, 02/07/2019 11:28
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, 24/06/2019 13:36
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, 15/04/2019 05:05
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, 12/03/2019 10:13
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
Six lightly injured during flight

Six lightly injured during flight

Israeli paramedics treat six travelers injured on Austrian Airlines flight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2018 19:29
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, 28/06/2018 13:47
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
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, 31/03/2018 20:21
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, 25/03/2018 15:04
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, 22/03/2018 11:20
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, 20/01/2018 23:06