Preparedness For Disruptions

Preparedness for disruptions at Ben Gurion Airport due to the protest

Following the Prime Minister's flight to the USA, the protests against the reform will be moved to Ben Gurion Airport. Airports Authority: "Allow the airport to continue operating as normal"

Ben Gurion Airport (Photo: Avshalom Sassoni, flash90.)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will fly tonight (between Sunday and Monday) from Tel Aviv to the United States, where he will meet with US President Joe Biden at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The two are expected to discuss the "shared values of democracy" and also discuss the Iranian threat and the effective ways to deter Tehran, this is after Iran's announcement that it prohibits a third of the IAEA inspectors from monitoring the nuclear facilities.

Following Netanyahu's flight, the demonstrations against the reform will also not take place in Kaplan as every week but will be moved to the Ben Gurion Airport, in protest against Netanyahu. This is expected to cause disruptions in Ben Gurion Airport and flight delays.

A spokesman for the airport authority said, "The management of the airport has now completed a discussion on preparations for the expected protest events ahead of the Prime Minister's departure to the US. This is to allow the airport to continue operating as normal."

"It was decided that the airlines will open the check-in counters earlier for the comfort of the passengers. At the same time, they will work to increase train traffic. The Airport Authority emphasizes that the airport is an area with very high operational sensitivity, which directly affects human life, and that the access roads to the airport and the roads inside the airport should not be blocked."

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