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COVID-19 impact on EL AL and Israel routes

COVID-19 impact on EL AL and Israel routes

Old May 6, 20, 4:29 pm
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wondering how they handle security for these flights. Bring agents with them to conduct the interviews? Assume since pax are Israeli it's not necessary?
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Old May 6, 20, 10:59 pm
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Originally Posted by Alpha Golf View Post
wondering how they handle security for these flights. Bring agents with them to conduct the interviews? Assume since pax are Israeli it's not necessary?
Good question
1. Not sure its a pax flight , might be cargo - which would also need security .
2. Even if it is pax - Israeli also need security checks . Mostly to check they havent been planted with a weapon
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Old May 7, 20, 8:50 am
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Originally Posted by ly787 View Post
Good question
1. Not sure its a pax flight , might be cargo - which would also need security .
2. Even if it is pax - Israeli also need security checks . Mostly to check they havent been planted with a weapon
Yah I was thinking the repatriation flights.
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Old May 8, 20, 6:52 am
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Originally Posted by Alpha Golf View Post
Yah I was thinking the repatriation flights.
Even for repatriation flights, security screening wouldn’t be relaxed. From my experience even when the same screeners see someone every single month, they don’t skimp.
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Old May 10, 20, 4:55 pm
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Old May 11, 20, 10:10 am
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Originally Posted by awayIgo View Post
Interesting regarding acceptance of Covid 19,remains. Newark airport would NOT handle my brothers remains. (on April 19). A flight left that day, but he had to fly on a private aircraft,
Sorry for your loss. I have heard that a number of people have performed temporary burials in the USA until such time that Elal once again carries human bodies for burial in Israel.
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Old May 11, 20, 10:17 am
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Originally Posted by Dovster View Post
I read somewhere that in Israel people over the age of 67 are not allowed to leave their homes. Actually, I have driven about 30 kilometers to Kiryat Shemona on several occasions and plan to do so again tomorrow. Does anyone here know anything about this?
Not true. People over age 67 are allowed to leave their homes.
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Old May 11, 20, 7:16 pm
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Originally Posted by hnussbacher View Post
Sorry for your loss. I have heard that a number of people have performed temporary burials in the USA until such time that Elal once again carries human bodies for burial in Israel.

Thank you. Yes there are people who have had temporary burials. Its very hard. When the permanent burial is done, mourners must sit shiva for a day and tear kriayah a second time.
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Old May 12, 20, 11:33 am
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https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-b...ees-1001328265

Terminal 1 closed for foreseeable future. Low cost airines will have to pay higher terminal 3 landing and baggage fees.

IAA will not give a discount on landing fees to airlines due to the situation, unlike other airport authorities around the world.
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Old May 15, 20, 1:17 pm
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Old May 26, 20, 6:12 am
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El Al restarting limited flights

https://www.israelnationalnews.com/N...ws.aspx/280842

Weekly flights to NYC and LAX, plus maybe London and Paris
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Old Jun 4, 20, 8:00 am
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That very well might be a charter for mashgichim and shochtim. I noticed an article that there were 98 rabbis headed to Argentina for kashrut supervision of meat to be exported to Israel.
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Old Jun 4, 20, 9:09 am
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Originally Posted by nsoltz View Post
That very well might be a charter for mashgichim and shochtim. I noticed an article that there were 98 rabbis headed to Argentina for kashrut supervision of meat to be exported to Israel.
Cant imagine how much the meat will cost when you factor this in
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