July 22, 2014
Airlines Halt Flights to Israel Following Rocket Strike
Woodrow Bellamy III
[Aviation Today July 22, 2014] Major airlines around the world canceled flights to Israel Tuesday due to safety concerns after a rocket strike landed one mile from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. The FAA issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) prohibiting U.S. airlines from flying to or from Israel. Althought the NOTAM only applies to U.S. airlines, most European airlines, including Air France, Air Berlin, KLM, Lufthansa and Scandinavian all canceled flights to the region as...