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The writing is on the wall for El Al

The writing is on the wall in El Al’s headquarters at Ben Gurion airport, but nothing meaningful is changing. Israel’s largest airline released its results for the first quarter of 2014 this morning. As expected, the carrier has an explanation for all the negative numbers in the report, but as always, it does not have […]

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Open Skies with Europe – first flights and now technical services

Since Israel’s skies have been opened by the agreement between it and the EU, the country’s aviation sector has undergone many changes – the most recent an agreement between Lufthansa Technik and the small carrier Israir Airlines. Starting this week, Israir is relying on the services of Lufthansa Technik  within the framework of a technical […]

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Open Skies, open airport – a new reality for the airlines

This opening is getting bigger and bigger. Following the “Open Skies” agreement between Israel and Europe that was signed in June 2013, Ben Gurion International airport is opening for the expected extra flights on European routes. From Sunday, terminal 1 west of the airport will serve international flights. Previously the old terminal building mostly served domestic […]

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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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