As Israel’s population ages, demand for specialized housing is growing fast — faster than it is being developed: By one estimate, Israel will need 29,000 more units over the next decade. Space will be tight for those who want it.
Eighteen million Indian tourists sweep across the globe every year. The Tourism Ministry thinks it’s about time to market Israel to them as something more than the Holy Land.
Sundays and Thursdays are peak travel days and Sunday, July 24 and Thursday, July 28 are expected to be peak travel days.
Istanbul Airline flights to and from Tel Aviv to begin, passengers urged to check online for delays.
Lowering costs for carriers could bring cheaper flights, more destinations to Israeli passengers.
Just 36 percent of El Al flights arrived on time in June, the worst of 40 global airlines for the third month in a row.
Tel Aviv-Eilat flights will leave from nearby military air base.
Swiss warplanes were scrambled to escort the Boeing 747 after U.S. aviation authorities were told there was a bomb on board the El Al aircraft.
Few are actually flying to Turkey but are using Ataturk Airport to make connections to other destinations.
But rapprochement after six-year rupture does raise hopes for gas exports.