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Emirates suspends flights to Israel until further notice – News


Published: Wednesday, November 22, 2023, 16:05

Emirates airline has suspended flights to and from Israel until further notice due to the ongoing military conflict in Gaza.

The Dubai-based airline first announced the suspension of operations to and from the Israeli capital Tel Aviv until October 20, which was extended until October 26.

The flagship airline further extended flight suspensions until November 14 and then again until November 30.

In a new update, the airline said it will not accept customers with subsequent connections to Tel Aviv until further notice.

“We are closely monitoring the situation in Israel and are in close contact with the relevant authorities. “Customers with subsequent connections to Tel Aviv on Emirates flights will not be accepted for travel at their point of origin until further notice,” the airline said in a statement on its website.

More than 14,100 Palestinians are said to have been killed in Israeli attacks since the war began on October 7. Among them, more than 5,800 children and 3,900 women. While 33,000 people have died since the war began on October 7.

It advised passengers affected by the flight suspensions to contact their reservation agents for alternatives, refunds, cancellations or rebooking their flight itineraries.

Emirates operated three daily flights to Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV).


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