Airlines continue Israel flight suspension
Washington, July 23, 2014
Several American and European airlines extended the suspension of their flights to Israel as the Gaza turmoil continued.
Delta Air Lines will continue to suspend its flights into Israel on Wednesday, its chief executive said on CNBC. "Today ... we are not flying to Israel," Delta CEO Richard Anderson said in an interview with CNBC.
German airline Lufthansa is extending a suspension of flights to Israel for another 24 hours, to include Thursday, saying there was not enough new information as to the situation there to justify resuming flights.
The suspension affects all flights carried out by Lufthansa Group airlines - Lufthansa, Germanwings, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Brussels Airlines. Lufthansa said 20 flights had been planned for Thursday.
Polish airline LOT also suspended its flights to Tel Aviv unitl Monday from Warsaw. - Reuters