U.S. and British airlines are cancelling flights to and from Tel Aviv as violence between Israel and Palestinian militants escalates.
American Airlines cancelled flights from JFK Airport today after scrubbing them yesterday. United Airlines called off flights on Tuesday and yesterday and Delta Airlines also cancelled flights yesterday.
British Airways said today it’s cancelling its flights and will “monitor the situation closely.” Rockets fired from Gaza and Israeli airstrikes have left dozens dead in recent days in the worst violence in the region since 2014.
El Al Israel is picking up extra flights to help those who want to, fly into Israel.