Israel

Israel to assist Greece in military pilots training

The Israeli group Elbit Systems was appointed by Greece to modernize the training of fighter pilots over twenty years, in a $1.68 billion deal....


First batch of Pfizer’s vaccine arrive in Israel

Israel received its first batch of Pfizer’s vaccine in preparation for mass vaccination. The arrival will test the logistics of vaccine shipment and storage....


Israeli passengers trapped in Dubai airport

After a last minute change of immigration rules, around 200 Israeli passengers were held up in Dubai International Airport (DXB) on December 7, 2020. ...


Etihad Airways: new flights mark “historic moment”

Etihad Airways will launch daily regular flights from Abu Dhabi International Airport, the UAE, to Ben Gurion Airport, Israel, starting from March 2021....


Eight peacekeepers killed in helicopter crash in Egyptian Sinai

Eight members of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the crash of a UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter in the Egyptian Sinai....


After peace treaty, flydubai launches flights to Israel

In the wake of the historical Peace Agreement, United Arab Emirates and Israeli citizens are finally able to travel to each other’s countries without applying for a visa. Flydubai announced the launch of regular flights between Dubai International (DXB) and Tel Aviv Ben Gurion (TLV) airports. ...


Etihad lands in Israel: the first Gulf-based airline to do so

Etihad Airways operated the first-ever commercial passenger flight to Israel on October 19, 2020, as the diplomatic relations continue to warm between the United Arab Emirates and Israel....


Young investor buys El Al Airlines controlling stake

A chapter in the painful saga of El Al Airlines financial downturn came to an end after the new offering of $150 million in shares was completed on September 17, 2020. A 27 year old Orthodox Jewish college student has secured roughly a 43% of stake in El Al Airlines. This means that the air carrier will have a new controlling party....


Emirates to start Israel flights in 2021

Emirates received the formal authorization from Ben Gurion Airport to start operating between the United Arab Emirates and Israel from January 2021....


Why aren’t airliners equipped with anti-missile defense systems?

As El Al’s Boeing 737 took off for the first commercial flight between Israel and United Arab Emirates, under its belly one could see a small oval pod, called C-MUSIC. Why was it mounted there, and what would happen if someone tried to shoot down the plane? Let’s dive down into the world of civilian-mounted air-defense systems....