Israel contacts three chemical laboratories abroad after U.S. Air Force laboratory in Frankfurt refused to test material sent to them by Israeli firm Paz Oil.
Zohar Blumenkrantz is the aviation correspondent for Haaretz Newspaper.
Discovery of 'greasy' liquid in fuel had led to mass disruptions at Ben-Gurion last week, with takeoffs halted and incoming flights diverted.
Passengers are requested to check with their airlines for possible flight time changes; Israel Airports Authority officials continue waiting for results of fuel sent to a laboratory in Germany for analysis.
If you were one of the 1,500 passengers affected by the jet-fuel crisis, you might like to know what your legal rights are regarding compensation.
Cost to airlines of last week's canceled flights due to fuel contamination could reach tens of millions of dollars.
Head of Ben-Gurion International Airport says all grounded flights are set to take off using fuel from Israel's emergency supplies, following a mysterious contamination that brought Israel's air traffic to a grinding halt on Thursday.
Nationwide fuel contamination scare paralyzes all air traffic.
Israel Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says committee will look into the contamination, advise how to proceed; for interim jet-fuel to be transferred to Ben-Gurion airport from emergency tanks so flights can resume.
Foreign airlines in need of refueling have been instructed to land in Cyprus as all outbound flights are halted; Arkia Airlines cancels all flights until further notice from the airport.
Inbound flights redirected to refuel in Cyprus after authorities stop all refueling activities due to substandard fuel supplies.