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Israeli aviation infrastructure – urgent need for action

The Israeli government will have to take a break from handling the political situation in the Middle East, and decide soon where to build the complementary international airport of Israel. The current situation is unacceptable. There is no alternate to Ben-Gurion international airport near Tel-Aviv and there are no plans for a second international airport that […]

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Hot market getting hotter

The crowded Israeli skies seem to lure more and more businessmen that think they have the formula to make money by offering “the right thing” to passengers. A group of Israeli aviation entrepreneurs are getting ready to join the already very competitive market. They are negotiating the purchase of two Boeing 737-300s and have applied […]

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Israeli GA: an urgent change of attitude is needed

The Israeli civil aviation authority (CAA) has declared more than once that its efforts are mainly focused at rearranging the issues that concern commercial aviation: namely the airlines. This in an effort to gain back the category 1 safety status taken from Israel almost three years ago. Last week, another general aviation accident claimed lives. […]

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Manned and unmanned over Israel

It’s a very complicated job and the steps are very small and cautious. The new unmanned air systems (UAS) division of the Israel civil aviation authority (CAA) is beginning to understand how complicated it is to let manned and unmanned platforms to fly in small airspace like the Israeli one. The division has been recently […]

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The Israeli open skies and the airlines

The open skies policy of the Israeli ministry of transport is affecting the number of flights to the country and this summer they will reach a peak. According to data received from the Israeli Airport Authority (IAA) this summer will demonstrate an increase in flights to and from Israel. The data shows that foreign airlines […]

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AIR WAR -Israeli CAA VS IATA

The open war between Giovanni Bisignani, IATA’s director general, and Giora Rom, director general of the Israeli civil aviation authority (CAA), has reached a new peak. The outcome: the relations between the two bodies are non-existent and the Israeli side is not ready to lower the flames. Rom repeats his criticism on Bisignani and he […]

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