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Finnair cancels all flights to Tel Aviv until March 30

Published : 10 Oct 2023, 16:56

  DF Report
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National flag carrier Finnair has decided to cancel all flights to Tel Aviv until March 30, 2024 due to the unstable situation in Israel, said the airline in a press release on Tuesday.

“Safety is always our top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation and following the instructions of the authorities,” said Finnair, adding that the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published a travel bulletin in which the ministry urges people to avoid unnecessary travel to Israel.

Finnair does not use Israeli airspace on its flights at the moment and the airline the authority apologized for the inconvenience caused to the passengers due to the unwanted situation.

Conflict escalated between Israeli forces and Hamas fighters resulting death of several hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians in the region since Saturday.