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Ben Gurion Boasts Much Improved On-Time Performance

Ben Gurion airport was much improved in terms of on-time performance in December, the last month for which statistics were compiled, according to Flightstats, considered the international authority for compiling…

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El Al’s Up! Now Down and Out

El Al is grounding Up!, its low-cost daughter carrier that ferried Israelis to destinations in Europe. In place of the soon to be defunct brand, El Al informed the Tel…

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Ben Gurion to Undergo Billion-Dollar Expansion

The Airports Authority has developed a new, NIS 4 billion ($1.1 billion) plan to expand Ben Gurion Airport to accommodate the many travelers expected in the future. The plan will…

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New Ben Gurion ‘Tent Terminal’ Coming

It’s barely a decade old, but Ben Gurion Airport has already outgrown Terminal 3, the main international exit and entry point for Israelis and visitors. To help keep things running…

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Indonesia Volcano Forces Mass Evacuation, Shuts Airport

Indonesian authorities ordered a mass evacuation of people Monday from an expanded danger zone around an erupting volcano on Bali that has forced the island’s international airport to close, stranding…

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Cities May Have Record Thanksgiving Traffic Delays

The number of travelers hitting the road this Thanksgiving holiday is expected to swell to levels not seen in more than a decade, triggering what could be “record” traffic delays…

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TRAVEL ADVISORY: West Side Highway Re-Opens

All streets in the vicinity of West Street between Murray Street and Houston Street, including the West Side Highway, have now re-opened in all directions, the NYPD announced Wednesday evening.…

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September Breaks Records for Airport Traffic

September broke all records for travel to Israel, as hundreds of thousands came to celebrate the chagim. Nearly 2 million passengers passed through Ben Gurion Airport in September, 7.5 percent…

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