Airports in Israel to Remain Closed Until March 6

YERUSHALAYIM -
Ben Gurion Airport, Israel’s main international hub, stands empty after the government approved a shutdown of all incoming and outgoing air traffic. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty/File)

The government of Israel announced that the closure of Ben Gurion Airport will be extended until March 6, 2021. In the meantime, transportation minister Miri Regev approved 6 flights for new immigrants arriving from France, Russia, Ukraine, South Africa and Ethiopia.