Intercontinental air travel between Israel and the United States has been disrupted by heavy snowstorms in the northeast, affecting thousands of travelers.
El Al Airlines has canceled flight #027 that was supposed to take off from Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday at midnight for New York. Flight #028, intended to take off from New York on Tuesday night and arrive in Tel Aviv on Wednesday morning has also been canceled.
Flight #001 that was supposed to take off from Tel Aviv at 1:00 A.M. Wednesday morning has been delayed to 11:30 A.M.
Another El Al U.S.-bound flight that was originally supposed to depart from Ben Gurion on Wednesday morning, #007, has been delayed to 3 P.M. on Wednesday afternoon.
El Al has announced that passengers can get updates on the scheduling changes at its website, or by calling a special hotline phone number at 03-9771111.
Delta Airlines has also cancelled its night flight from Tel Aviv to New York, and Continental Airlines has postponed its own Tuesday night flight to Wednesday.
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