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El Al Boeing 747-400 (4X-ELD) departing JFK's Runway 22R enroute to Tel Aviv. (Photo by Mario Craig)
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Airline News

Israeli President Ditches El Al for Air Canada in Fare Dispute

Posted May 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Israeli President Shimon Peres has arrived in Canada on an official five day visit, but no thanks to his country’s national airline. Israeli media reports say an unusual row erupted last week between the President’s office and El Al when the airline demanded he pay $5,000 fee to bring an oxygen tank, a charge that […]

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El Al Boeing 747-400 (4X-ELD) departing JFK's Runway 22R enroute to Tel Aviv. (Photo by Mario Craig)
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Government News

EU and Israel Reach Open Skies Agreement

Posted March 23, 2012 by BNO News

All EU airlines will be able to operate direct flights to Israel from anywhere in the EU and Israeli carriers will be able to operate flights to airports throughout the EU, under the new agreement.






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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: September 19th

Posted September 19, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A bomb takes down UTA Flight 772, Israel launches their first satellite, a Turkish Airlines 727 hits a mountain, some farm animals fly a balloon, and more…






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Aviation News

Palestinians Set to Begin Construction of New Airport in West Bank

Posted October 20, 2010 by BNO News

The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday announced that it is ready to begin construction works for an International Airport in the West Bank, east of Jerusalem.






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Aviation News

Israel Orders 20 Lockheed Martin F-35 Fighter Jets

Posted October 8, 2010 by BNO News

Israel will purchase 20 fifth-generation F-35 stealth jets from the U.S. for almost $2.75 billion, receiving the first jet some time between 2015 and 2017, at $96 million per plane.






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Aviation News

American Airlines Loses Handguns Belonging to Israeli Prime Minister’s Security Detail

Posted July 7, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The crack-up crew of American Airlines baggage handlers at New York-Kennedy Airport has followed up its bike breaking fiasco by “losing” four handguns.






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Aviation News

Delta to Upgrade Some JFK-Tel Aviv (TLV) Flights to 777 Aircraft

Posted February 5, 2009 by NYCA Admin

In May, Delta Air Lines will be upgrading various JFK to Tel Aviv, Israel (TLV) flights from Boeing 767-300ER aircraft to Boeing 777-200 and Boeing 777-200LR aircraft until the end of June.

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