Israel’s Israir halts flying on Saturdays
20.04.2021 – 17:44 UTC
Israir (6H, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion) has mentioned that below its new possession, it will cease flying on days of non secular observance in Israel, akin to Shabbat, which lasts from Friday sundown to Saturday sundown, becoming a member of different Israeli carriers akin to El Al Israel Airways (LY, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion) and, most lately earlier this 12 months, the flag service’s leisure unit Solar d’Or Worldwide Airways.
Israir guardian IDB Tourism (2009) Ltd. made the announcement 4 months after the completion of its takeover by BGI Investments, which is collectively owned by grocery store tycoon Rami Levy and businessman Shalom Haim, native media reported.
In line with the ch-aviation schedules module, the one flights that Israir presently operates on Saturdays are between Tel Aviv Ben Gurion and Eilat Ramon, its single home route, carried out 12x weekly. The 5 worldwide routes it operates, to Athens Int’l, Batumi, and Larnaca (3x weekly every), and Dubai Int’l and Tbilisi (2x weekly every) fall on different days of the week.
Italy’s Poste Air Cargo debuts scheduled int’l ops
16.04.2021 – 07:50 UTC
Poste Air Cargo (M4, Rome Fiumicino) launched its first scheduled worldwide cargo route, from Rome Fiumicino to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion, on April 10, 2021.
The Italian cargo specialist, owned by the nationwide postal operator Poste Italiane, mentioned it will function the route weekly so as to add extra capability to compensate for the dearth of bellyhold capability between Italy and Israel. It’ll use B737-400(F) plane, the primary flight of which was operated by EI-GUA (msn 28888), Flightradar24 ADS-B information reveals.
Poste Air Cargo deploys its in-house fleet of two ATR72-500(F)s and 5 B737-400(F)s on home in a single day mail and cargo providers largely out of its essential hub at Brescia airport. It has secondary bases at Cagliari and Rome Fiumicino. The service additionally wet-leases a B737-300(F) from KlasJet, a B737-400(F) from Bluebird Nordic, and an ATR72-200(F) from RAF-Avia.
In line with the ch-aviation schedules module, there are presently no scheduled passenger or cargo flights between Italy and Israel. Nonetheless, El Al Israel Airways…
Israel’s El Al plans $105mn share difficulty earlier than mid-3Q21
09.04.2021 – 03:49 UTC
El Al Israel Airways (LY, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion) plans to boost at the least USD105 million in an providing of shares, warrants, or a mixture of the 2, it outlined in a inventory trade submitting on April 7. The measure is a key situation to receiving a USD210 million authorities bailout package deal.
El Al should maintain the providing by July 31, it mentioned, nevertheless it added that not all the circumstances to entry the state help had but been met, “together with a call by the federal government on the approval of the details of the settlement with the state.” Nonetheless, on April 6, it had signed a collective bargaining settlement with its unions on state-mandated job cuts.
As beforehand reported, final month Israel’s authorities agreed to purchase tickets prematurely for aviation safety personnel price USD210 million, protecting the following 20 years, each from the ailing flag service and its low-cost unit Solar d’Or Worldwide Airways (2U, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion), as a part of the package deal of help measures overseen by the…
Israel to bail out El Al with $210mn ticket-purchase plan
18.03.2021 – 23:30 UTC
Israel’s authorities has agreed to purchase tickets prematurely price USD210 million from ailing flag service El Al Israel Airways (LY, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion) and its low-cost unit Solar d’Or Worldwide Airways (2U, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion) as a part of a package deal of help measures overseen by the Ministry of Finance, the airline revealed in a inventory trade submitting on March 18.
The state of Israel can pay the corporate “for a provide of flight tickets for personnel within the aviation safety system,” protecting the following 20 years, a sum that can stay unchanged even when safety necessities are altered.
The federal government will switch the funds in a set of instalments: ILS450 million shekels (USD136.5 million) inside two enterprise days; ILS118 million (USD35.8 million) inside two days of the entry into power of an settlement with staff on severance pay and pensions for dismissed employees; and the remainder inside two days of an auditor’s approval that the corporate has paid at the least USD20 million from non-trustee funds to staff for termination of employment….