Dubai airline Emirates suspends operations to Israel until further notice. flydubai, Etihad continue curtailed operations to Tel Aviv
25 November 2023, 12:00 AM
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Emirates is suspending flights to and from Tel Aviv until further notice amid the Israel-Hamas conflict, the airline announced on Wednesday.
The Dubai-based carrier first announced the suspension of operations to and from Israeli capital Tel Aviv until October 20, which was extended till October 26.
The flagship carrier further extended flight suspensions till November 14 and then again till November 30.
In a new update, the airline said it will not accept customers with onward connections to Tel Aviv until further notice.
“We are closely monitoring the situation in Israel and are in close contact with the relevant authorities. Customers with onward connections to Tel Aviv on Emirates flights will not be accepted for travel at their point of origin until further notice,” the airline said in a statement on its website.
It advised passengers affected by the flight suspensions to contact its booking agents for alternatives, refunds, cancellations or for rebooking their flight itineraries.
Emirates served three daily flights to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV).