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Airlines cancel flights to Israel (Original Post) malaise Jul 2014 OP
Makes sense after the MH17 horror. n/t MoonRiver Jul 2014 #1
Foreign airlines just announced: alsame Jul 2014 #2
What's missing now is an Icelandic volcano erupting/nt jakeXT Jul 2014 #3
Just now?!?!? Coventina Jul 2014 #4
Kind of a sly way of boycotting war monger states n/t betterdemsonly Jul 2014 #5
Yep particularly when they were begging you not to do it malaise Jul 2014 #6
This message was self-deleted by its author malaise Jul 2014 #9
Bibi asks Kerry to alsame Jul 2014 #7
Fugg Bibi malaise Jul 2014 #10
Smart idea. N/T Dr Hobbitstein Jul 2014 #8


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2. Foreign airlines just announced:
Tue Jul 22, 2014, 02:42 PM
Jul 2014

Foreign airlines with safety concerns have also canceled flights to Israel. These include:

• Air France

• Lufthansa

• Germanwings

• Austrian Airlines

• Swiss International Air Lines

• Air Canada



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6. Yep particularly when they were begging you not to do it
Tue Jul 22, 2014, 04:02 PM
Jul 2014

Israel has been in touch with the United States, Russia and international aviation authorities over the past two weeks in an effort to prevent them from canceling flights to Israel amid an escalation in fighting with the Gaza Strip.

An internal Civil Aviation Authority document reveals that the country is taking pains to avoid flight cancelations, despite rockets being fired from Gaza into Israel and the Israel Defense Forces operation in the Strip.

The document, signed by CAA Director General Giora Romm, describes what has been happening behind the scenes:

“The Civil Aviation Authority has been in contact with international aviation bodies,” it says, “For example, it has been in ongoing contact with the upper echelon of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration - the FAA - and with Russia, via the Russian transportation minister.

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10. Fugg Bibi
Tue Jul 22, 2014, 06:59 PM
Jul 2014

When the economy starts to bite, the people of Israel will remove that war criminal asap.

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