El Al stated it made the choice due to the just about full absence of demand for normal flights.
“Following an evaluation of the state of affairs, El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (TASE: ELAL) has determined to briefly halt its passenger flights to and from Israel, beginning tonight at midnight and till April four, 2020,” El Al Airways introduced immediately.
The airline has stopped its flights to the few remaining locations on its schedule categorized as important for the general public. El Al stated it made the choice due to the just about full absence of demand for normal flights. “Our concern is for the well being of the passengers and the air crews, and the necessity to minimize bills at this stage till the disaster ends and restoration begins.”
There might be El Al flights immediately as scheduled from New York, Toronto, London, and Paris to Ben Gurion Airport, plus flights To rescue stranded Israelis from Delhi, India and San Jose, Costa Rica.
The corporate additional introduced that it could proceed its flights for bringing Israelis again from varied locations in line with demand, and would additionally proceed utilizing passenger planes to move cargoes.
Printed by Globes, Israel enterprise information – en.globes.co.il – on March 26, 2020
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El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner photograph: PR