Breaking the Siege on Israel’s Skies and Seas

The Open Skies reform of the airline industry is Israel's latest attempt to increase competition and ensure prosperity - next up should be the ports.

The Israeli government in 1988 adopted a policy of exposure – a gradual diminution of protective tariffs over a number of years, with the aim of exposing industry to competing imports from abroad and in this way also making local industry more efficient and reducing prices for the Israeli consumer.