international travel

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.

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 …

Israeli Woman Gravely Injured After Falling From Airplane

An Israeli woman was left in a serious condition after falling out of the doorway of a passenger jet during a chaotic evacuation when passengers became alarmed at smoke in the cabin and rushed to the emergency exits.

AP Photo/M. Spencer Green