El Al Airlines
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew off to Tel Aviv on the Israeli airline El Al Tuesday, as he claimed flying to Israel remains safe even though U.S. and European carriers have halted flights there.
The people at Birthright Israel, which organizes 10-day youth trips to the Jewish state that are paid for by the Jewish Federation, said they’re continuing to make plans for summer excursions.
Video shows the suspects rifling through luggage and pocketing items on planes that were making regular flights between Kennedy Airport and Israel.
The head of the Transportation Safety Administration faced tough questions from lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Thursday about his plan to allow some knives back on planes. And that’s not all.
In all, about 5,000 tickets were sold before the error was fixed. El Al blamed an outside contractor for the mistake.
A glitch on the website for Israeli airline El Al posted airfares for about 75 percent off this week. And some very lucky travelers got in on the deal before the airline fixed it. New York-to-Tel Aviv fares typically go for $1,600 to $1,900.
A number of security lapses at Newark Liberty International Airport in just the last month have many questioning if the airport is safe.