Skip to comments.Lufthansa cancels another day of Tel Aviv flights
Posted on 07/23/2014 6:54:04 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Germanys largest airline, Lufthansa, says it is canceling all flights to Tel Aviv for at least another 24 hours because of ongoing safety concerns. [ ]
The European Aviation Safety Agency on Tuesday strongly recommended that airlines not fly to Tel Aviv after a Hamas rocket exploded near the Ben Gurion airport.
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Just fly John Kerry Air
All the more business for El Al, I guess, as they do not suspend operations just because of a few pieces of flak, or random rocket shots, or a little gunfire a few miles away.
Tourism and essential business travel have been severely curtailed, because of the faint-hearted response of many US-based airlines, but other carriers have continued to maintain schedules, so the deficit of air connections is perhaps not as severe as had been anticipated.
U.S. flight ban could be Hamas’ biggest success in latest clash with Israel
By Spencer Brown | July 22, 2014 | 1:10 pm
Topics: Beltway Confidential Israel FAA Air Travel Air Safety Hamas
The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday barred U.S. airliners from traveling to and from Israel for at least 24 hours, in the wake of now-confirmed reports saying a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport, the country’s only international airport.
Several airlines already had suspended operations or diverted flights.
President Obama’s policies isolate Israel like never before
By Jed Babbin | July 2, 2014 | 6:36 pm
its not faint heartedness, its prudence.
not smart business to risk lives flying into war zones as the airlines insurance underwriters would point out.