Airlines Suspend Flights To Israel, see names




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Israel’s escalating conflict with Palestinians saw several airlines on suspend services to Jewish state amid global alarm and diplomatic efforts to halt spiralling violence.

– KLM –

Dutch airline KLM has halted flights to Israel for being, Dutch public broadcaster NOS said. A flight from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport that was postponed earlier in week due to violence has been cancelled for good and KLM is deciding whether a flight due on Sunday can go ahead, NOS said.

– BA, Virgin –

British Airways cancelled its service to and from Tel Aviv on and Virgin Atlantic also did the same for and Friday.

Both airlines said they are the situation closely.

– Lufthansa –

’s flag carrier cancelled flights for and Friday, adding: “Lufthansa expects to resume its flight operations to Israel beginning Saturday, May 15.”

– Aeroflot –

Aeroflot cancelled its Moscow-Tel Aviv flight for Friday but did not specify if others would be cancelled in the coming days.

– Iberia –

The Spanish airline cancelled its flight Madrid to Tel Aviv for Thursday and Friday-Saturday’s return leg.

An Iberia spokeswoman told AFP: “We take further decisions based on the evolution of the situation.”

airlines –

United, which operates 18 flight weekly to Israel, said it was suspending operations.

Delta and American Airlines also confirmed they have suspended services between New York and Tel Aviv.

– LOT –

The Polish airline said it had “suspended flights to Israel for the moment”. Spokesman Krzysztof Moczulski added: “I suppose that we not be flying there in the coming days”.

AFP