On-board Moving Map sans Tel Aviv

Old Oct 4, 18, 10:38 am
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On-board Moving Map sans Tel Aviv

Swiss Air has reportedly removed the Israeli city Tel Aviv from the on-board moving map. It has been replaced with some Arabic spelling unintelligible to most.

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Old Oct 4, 18, 10:40 am
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I wonder how many other airlines have done this?
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Old Oct 4, 18, 2:46 pm
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Iím surprised itís even there. Usually the system points out the most random towns...
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Old Oct 5, 18, 2:37 am
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Shaykh_Muwannis

it does appear to be a suitably obscure choice...
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Old Oct 5, 18, 6:38 pm
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Are you sure they changed it and it wasnít just like that before?

Wouldnít it take a huge effort to change that on every single plane?
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Old Oct 9, 18, 6:26 am
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Old Oct 9, 18, 6:28 am
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Wow, people get offended by everything these days... This is just ridiculous.

I think this thread should be closed.
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Old Oct 9, 18, 1:37 pm
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Yeah, in that case, I rather see artificial unintelligence, rather than a conspiracy. Weird locations pop up on those screens.
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Old Oct 11, 18, 1:30 am
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The IFE moving maps are usually fed by the FMS and often show navigational waypoints, which confuses the passenger looking at the map. What you see here is the waypoint aircraft coming in from the west have to pass on approach to TLV.

The picture the OP posted looks like the flight was coming in via UL609-UG18 and finding its way into the airspace of TLV: https://skyvector.com/?ll=32.3444656...art=304&zoom=2
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Old Oct 12, 18, 2:34 am
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Have never seen this on the way to TLV on LX Always Tel Aviv Its Tel Aviv - new city -if you wanted to put something else on put on Yafo - isnt Yafo/Jaffa at least 5000yrs old?
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