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El Al Plan Will Carry Vatican Logo for Pope’s Return Trip

The familiar symbol of the Israeli flag that adorns El Al airplanes will be accompanied the logo of the Vatican when the airline brings Pope Francis back from Israel to the Vatican after his visit in May.

A specially selected crew will man the plane, which will carry the pope, 30 church officials and dozens of journalists, Globes reported.

Incoming El Al CEO David Maimon said, “El Al is proud to have been chosen to provide its services for the pope and his delegation on his historic visit to Israel, and will provide the delegation a special flight at the end of the visit. We will meet all the needs of pilgrims who will accompany the Papal visit to Israel, including special aircrews for the flight.”

The pope will visit Israel at the end of his Middle East tour that will begin in Jordan and continue in Bethlehem and then Jerusalem.

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6 Responses to “El Al Plan Will Carry Vatican Logo for Pope’s Return Trip”

  1. Yechiel Baum says:

    WHO PAYS FOR THE TICKET AND EMPTY SEATS AND FUEL?

  2. Lynn Davis Hathaway says:

    Always compromising.

  3. Lesley Sinclair says:

    As you said, 'nuff said …

  4. Sientje Seinen says:

    I wish he would just tell the people that he is only an ordinary man, and not G-d's representative on earth. G-d bless Israel and its people

  5. Isreal. you are chosen by G-d. just be careful of the man of deception.

  6. Joan Michel says:

    Francis is an extremely decent Pope, and God help me, I pray that the Palestinians won't be able take advantage of this arrangement.

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