What about aid for everyone who is there. Sending a plane to bring out tourists is a bit like the tourists who went to Haiti after the earthquake instead of canceling holiday and donating money to earthquake victims. How about sending 500 volunteers to help and urging tourists to pitch in and help too?
Prime Minister Netanyahu's meeting with security chiefs ends after four hours (haaretz)
from the article: Hundreds of Israelis stranded in India appeal for rescue