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  • El Al and other carriers in line for laser-based anti-missile protection

    Israeli flag-carrier El Al is to be among the beneficiaries of an agreement between the Israeli Government and Elbit Systems to supply laser-based anti-missile...

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  • El Al lines up bid for Israir

    <p>El Al has begun talks with the major shareholder of Israeli carrier Israir, holding company IDB, in a bid to acquire...

  • Israir orders two ATR 72-500s

    <p>Israeli carrier Israir has purchased two ATR 72-500 turboprops.</p><p>An Israir spokesman says the aircraft will be...

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  • Israeli cabinet approves ‘Air Force One’ investment

    News | 06 May 2014 09:20 | Arie Egozi

    ​The Israeli cabinet has approved the proposed investment in a dedicated aircraft that will serve the nation's prime minister and president on official trips. Reached on 4 May, the decision – which approved the recommendations of a professional committee – was made after years of debating the issue.
  • Israir enters line maintenance pact with LHT

    News | 26 Feb 2014 10:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Israeli carrier Israir has agreed a co-operation with German maintenance firm Lufthansa Technik covering the airline's Airbus A320s.
  • ISRAEL & IN FOCUS: Elbit deploys anti-missile defences on El Al fleet

    News | 20 Jan 2014 08:15 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Passengers on a possibly imminent flight by a particular El Al Boeing 737-800 – with registration 4X-EKA – may not realise it, but they will be flying onboard arguably the safest commercial aircraft in the skies.
  • El Al cuts Eliat flights in dispute over new visual approach

    News | 24 Sep 2013 12:00 | Arie Egozi

    El Al has cancelled daytime flights from Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport to the southern Israeli city of Eliat in an escalating dispute with the nation's civil aviation authority.​
  • Anti-missile certification nears for Israeli carriers

    News | 20 Sep 2013 14:09 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Israeli carriers will begin flying international and domestic routes with aircraft equipped for anti-missile defence from mid-2014, pending successful completion of supplemental type certification.
  • Security-costs concession ends Israeli airline strike

    News | 23 Apr 2013 16:31 | Arie Egozi

    <p>Israeli airlines have ended their strike over an open-skies deal with the EU, after the national government agreed to take on a higher share of their security...