Surprise Strike at Ben Gurion Delays Departures

Ben Gurion
El Al planes at Ben Gurion International Airport. (Moshe Shai/Flash90, File)

Flight departures at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport were disrupted on Thursday afternoon by an unauthorized strike of workers, according to media reports.

The surprise work action was said to be affecting mostely departures, causing delays of up to an hour and a half.

There is no immediate word on the reason for the work stoppage.