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An Airline Losing Its Way

Only El Al and British Airways continued to fly routine flights in and out of Ben Gurion International Airport during Operation Protective Edge.

Only El Al and British Airways continued to fly routine flights in and out of Ben Gurion International Airport during Operation Protective Edge.
Photo Credit: Tsahi Ben-Ami / Flash 90

Today, Israel needs a national Airline more than ever before, but despite her slogan, sadly El Al is not exactly justified in calling herself Israel.

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4 Responses to “An Airline Losing Its Way”

  1. Walter Coslovi says:

    Unfortunatley today, everything is privatised and maximise profits for shareholders, so now there is no national airline but a global one.

  2. Walter Coslovi says:

    Unfortunatley today, everything is privatised and maximise profits for shareholders, so now there is no national airline but a global one.

  3. Chaya Wintergreen says:

    sadly true

  4. Chaya Wintergreen says:

    sadly true

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Only El Al and British Airways continued to fly routine flights in and out of Ben Gurion International Airport during Operation Protective Edge.

The past decade saw the privatization of El Al and today the airline is more dedicated to keeping public shareholders happy than she is to fulfilling any sort of national mission. A perfect case in point happened recently when a profit-motivated El Al attempted to charge the President of the State of Israel an exorbitant $4,700 to haul a security mandated oxygen tank.

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