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  • After flight cancellations, a waiting game at Ben Gurion Airport

    July 24, 2014 | 10:50 am

    Natali Cohen and Snir Shahar discovered via email around midnight that their flight from Tel Aviv to Barcelona was canceled.

    They’d been looking forward to two weeks exploring the Catalan city and getting a break from the conflict in Israel. Shahar, 23, had just taken a...

  • The lady’s guide to the TSA

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    July 16, 2012 | 10:01 am

    I’ve been doing a lot of traveling lately; almost every weekend for a while now and in addition to a terrible case of jet-lag I have picked up some tips on how to approach the complications of the TSA without sacrificing your dignity.  With summer travels upon us, many of us are...

  • Flights resume from Israel’s airports, but fuel crisis continues

    May 6, 2011 | 11:32 am

    Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport resumed flights Friday after jet fuel contamination halted all outgoing flights Thursday afternoon.

    Friday morning, the airport was permitted to tap into emergency jet fuel supplies to enable grounded planes to fly to refueling stations in...

  • Israel grounds flights, thousands stranded at Ben Gurion Airport

    May 5, 2011 | 11:08 am

    Thousands of passengers have been stranded at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport because of a jet fuel contamination problem.

    According to Israeli media reports, a malfunction was discovered in the fuel filters at the airport more than a week ago. An unidentified source...