El Al

Passengers and crew members flee away of an El Al aircraft at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv Sunday, March 25, 2007. An El Al jet taxiing before takeoff at Ben Gurion International Airport filled with smoke on Sunday, forcing passengers and crew to flee the aircraft on emergency …

Israel’s El Al Sues Over Air India Flights in Saudi Skies

JERUSALEM — Israel’s national carrier filed a lawsuit against the government on Wednesday for allowing Air India to fly over Saudi airspace on its New Delhi-Tel Aviv flights, a move El Al says puts it at an unfair disadvantage.

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Policy Change: El Al Seeking to Fly Over Saudi Arabia

Israel’s largest airline has appealed to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), requesting the body’s help in obtaining permission to access Saudi Arabia’s airspace for a direct flight to India. Agreeing to overflights by the Israeli airline would mark a significant change of policy for the Arab state, which has never recognized Israel.

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Israel Says it Uncovered Planned Mass Cyber Attacks

Israeli authorities said on Wednesday that they had detected planned cyber attacks against 120 public and private targets in the Jewish state but did not specify the intended victims.