The Israeli cabinet has extended the closure of Ben Gurion Airport and the country’s land borders until March 6. The airport has been closed since January 26 for fear that people bringing in mutations from abroad will jeopardize the country’s successful Covid-19 vaccination campaign. they are resistant to the vaccine.
Several flights bringing in new immigrants will be able to land in the next few weeks, and daily emergency rescue flights will continue from the U.S. and Europe, bringing in a maximum of 2,000 people a day. El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (LEVEL: ELAL), United and Delta will operate flights between Tel Aviv and New York, although tomorrow’s Delta and United flights to New York have been canceled without explanation.
Israir Airlines and Tourism Ltd.,, Arkia Airlines Ltd. and Lufthansa will operate flights between Tel Aviv and Frankfurt, and the Ministry of Transport is considering introducing flights to another European destination, possibly Kiev.
Posted by Globes, business news in Israel – en.globes.co.il – February 18, 2021
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