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New York trip reignites Israeli Air Force One debate

The issue pops up almost every time the Israeli prime minister plans a long flight. After getting quotations from an airline someone in the prime minister’s office understands the problem and again initiates another evaluation of the question, “Is it right to purchase an Air Force One-type aircraft that will fly the leader to visits […]

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High-altitude double (bed) mistake

Take the inability of the Israeli government to take some decisions, add the lack of sensitivity of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu – and the harsh new steps taken only last week to fill the hole in the country’s budget – and you get a scandal that rocked the countryThis is exactly what happened when Netanyahu […]

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The Israeli Air Force One – a shelved document

The plan has been shelved and there is only a small chance that it will change its current place in the foreseeable future.   The plan was logical but when a government makes one there are always some unexpected factors.   Almost two year ago, the Israeli government decided to get a local version of […]

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“Israeli Air Force One” on hold

The Israeli prime minister and president‫ ‬will have to continue using regular commercial flights or chartered aircraft from Israeli airlines for official visits abroad.The plan to purchase or lease a dedicated aircraft to fly the heads of state abroad was shelved because the current “atmosphere” is not right now for such an investment. The Israeli […]

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