Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took off this afternoon to Thessaloniki for a trilateral summit meeting with Greek and Cypriot leaders.
A plane was delayed for over an hour on Thursday when an ultra-Orthodox man complained about a movie shown on the screen and refused to take his seat.
The ongoing labor dispute at El Al has yet to end, and the airline has now issued a warning that the pilots’ resignation may lead to the grounding of all its planes.
Hundreds of El Al passengers were stranded Sunday night after their pilots failed to show up and the flight was canceled.
Swiss media report that the local air force escorted an El-Al plane after receiving notice of a bomb threat aboard the jet. The flight was traveling from New York to Tel Aviv.
A New York man was charged Friday with sexually abusing a woman on an overnight El Al flight from Tel Aviv to Newark last month, NJ.Com reported, repeatedly placing his hand on her thigh and breast as she attempted to sleep.
An 81-year-old woman from Jerusalem may set a legal precedent regarding religiously-motivated gender segregation in Israel’s public spaces.
An Israeli passenger responded violently on an EL AL plane from Poland on Wednesday over what he said was an “immodest movie” that was playing on the in-flight entertainment system, Channel 2 reported.
HAS Advantage – known as the first-ever credit card that enables users to simultaneously support Israel-related charities with their purchases – is suing El Al Israel Airlines for nearly $21 million.
El Al has promised to look into an incident on a recent flight in which the in-flight movie was stopped after about 20 minutes and the screens folded back in deference to the feelings of the ultra-Orthodox passengers on board.