Ben Gurion Airport

Israel-Gaza War, Travel
Globes: Israel's cheaper Terminal 1 to reopen, allowing cheaper airlines to return

After being closed down at the start of the war, Ben Gurion Airport's Terminal 1 is coming back online on June 2, allowing for more and cheaper flights to more destinations.

Avi Woolf | 20.05.24

Israel-Gaza War, Travel

Globes: Air Canada to delay restoring service to Israel until August

The airline thus joins United and EasyJet in delaying their return to regular service in Israel, even though most airlines have done so.

Avi Woolf | 12.05.24

Iran, United States

BREAKING: US says Iran launching drone swarms at Israel

Meanwhile, Transportation Minister Director-General says Ben Gurion airport is not yet shut down and the public will be notified of any changes there.

Avi Woolf | 13.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Transportation Ministry

Transportation Ministry conducts war games to practice keeping airports open

The exercises were conducted in cooperation with the Israel Police, IDF, and the Population Authority.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Air Travel Tourism

Most Airlines to Restore Service in Israel by April - Here's the List

Walla News has drafted a list of all the airlines restoring service to Israel after suspending it due to the war. See below for more details.

Avi Woolf | 30.01.24

Diamond Smuggling

Quite the Trip: Returned from Dubai with Diamonds and was Arrested

A passenger who returned from Dubai was arrested as she hid diamonds and gems on her body and tried to evade paying tax. Customs investigations suspect that she is a smuggler who has carried out this type of smuggling in the past.

JFeed Staff | 26.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Air Traffic

Some Airlines Returning to Israel, Many Still Staying Away

When the war started, all airlines not based in Israel ceased to fly to and from the country. Now some such as Lufthansa are returning, but many more are still staying away.

Avi Woolf | 17.12.23

Direct Flights to Mexico

Good news for vacationers: soon there will be direct flights to Mexico

Transportation Minister Miri Regev has reached an agreement with her Mexican counterpart that soon there will be direct flights between Israel, Mexico City and Cancun. "The flights will save Israeli travelers a lot of money," she said

Bentzi Rubin, Liran Vainshtain, JFeed | 05.10.23

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"

JFeed | 17.09.23

Attempted Smuggling Intercepted 

Ben Gurion Airport: Attempted smuggling of prohibited items intercepted and individuals were arrested

Two suspects were arrested for attempting to smuggle prohibited items into the country. The investigation reveals that the suspects intended to use them in soccer games

JFeed | 22.08.23

Record Broken at Ben Gurion Airport

High-flyers: the all-time record was broken at Ben Gurion Airport

In the month of July, there was an all-time record with over 2.5 million passengers passing through Ben Gurion Airport. The Airport Authority noted that in August, around 100,000 passengers are expected to pass through each day. Minister Regev stated, "We are strengthening the workforce"

Liran Vainshtain, Srugim News | 02.08.23