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Katz: New Ben Gurion Runway Improves Safety

Katz: New Ben Gurion Runway Improves Safety

Just in time for the summer flying season, a 21st runway has been opened at Ben Gurion Airport, enhancing safety for passengers.Yosef Berger, 29/05/2014 10:25
Israel's National Airline Faces Uncertain Future

Israel's National Airline Faces Uncertain Future

El Al in trouble as $75 Million investment falls through, amid continuing financial losses.David Lev, 10/10/2013 16:15
Israel Signs 'Open Skies,' Hopes for Lower Fares

Israel Signs 'Open Skies,' Hopes for Lower Fares

At a festive ceremony Monday, Israel officially signed the “Open Skies” agreement with the European UnionDavid Lev, 10/06/2013 16:47
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
Lapid: Airline Strike is Futile

Lapid: Airline Strike is Futile

Finance Minister says "open skies" agreement is a done deal.Gil Ronen, 22/04/2013 12:12
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
Ben Gurion: Israeli Companies Cancel Flights

Ben Gurion: Israeli Companies Cancel Flights

Israeli airlines strike over ‘open skies,’ cancel Sunday morning flights.Maayana Miskin, 21/04/2013 08:14
Flights Moved Up in Anticipation of Strike

Flights Moved Up in Anticipation of Strike

Employees of Israel’s three airlines launched a strike at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning in protest against the Open Skies agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2013 05:33
Katz Won't Back Down on 'Open Skies'

Katz Won't Back Down on 'Open Skies'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz clarifies that he has no intention of backing down from the “Open Skies” program.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/04/2013 23:45
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
Katz Bows to The Histadrut Over 'Open Skies'

Katz Bows to The Histadrut Over 'Open Skies'

Minister of Transportation Israel Katz agrees to meet Histadrut demands over a controversial 'open skies' deal with Europe.Gabe Kahn., 27/02/2012 18:21
The Histadrut Threatens to Close Israel's Skies

The Histadrut Threatens to Close Israel's Skies

Union officials say the government has two weeks to meet their demands over Israel's "open skies" deal with Europe – or else!Gabe Kahn., 27/02/2012 17:45