Monday, August 31st18.2°C
26774

Air Canada resumes flights to Tel Aviv cancelled after rocket strike

TORONTO - Air Canada is resuming flights to Tel Aviv after a two-day halt prompted by security concerns over rocket attacks near Israel's main airport.

The airline says Flight AC84 is leaving Toronto for Tel Aviv at 6:10 p.m. today as scheduled.

The Federal Aviation Administration also lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel late last night, but some carriers, including American Airlines and Delta, say they are still evaluating their plans.

Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur says the decision to resume flights to Tel Aviv is based on the airline's "own assessment" and that of "regulators of the situation."

She says Air Canada (TSX:AC.B) has also consulted others in the airline community.

Flights to Tel Aviv were suspended Tuesday after a rocket landed 1.6 kilometres from the city's Ben Gurion International Airport.

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News




Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX13859.12-5.95
S&P CDNX559.48+3.49
DJIA16528.03-114.98
Nasdaq4776.51-51.82
S&P 5001972.18-16.69
CDN Dollar0.7612+0.0044
Gold1134.00+0.90
Oil48.08+2.86
Lumber234.20-2.90
Natural Gas2.684-0.031

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.185+0.020
Knighthawk0.010.00
QHR Technologies Inc1.23-0.06
Cantex0.04-0.01
Anavex Life Sciences1.35+0.01
Metalex Ventures0.05-0.00
Russel Metals22.11+0.70
Copper Mountain Mining0.63-0.01
Colorado Resources0.075-0.005
ReliaBrand Inc0.0045+0.0005
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.02-0.01
Mission Ready Services0.085+0.015
Decisive Dividend Corp2.75+0.14

 



27194

FEATURED Property
24082623067 Ourtoland Road, West Kelowna
$699,900
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


Agree to ask questions

Photo: Thinkstock.comThe STORY: I think, said Janet to herself, that I just figured out a solution to my problem of letting the prospect run the meeting.With that thought in mind, she got out of her c...


Your business is not a bank

Photo: Thinkstock.comYour plumbing business is not a bank. But when you are giving terms to customers that exceed what you get from your suppliers, you become one. And every time that someone does not...


Begin with the end in mind

Photo: ContributedWe humans love our dates: birthdays, anniversaries, 9/11, the Ides of March - our lives are intimately woven within the tapestry of the calendar. So it should come as no surprise whe...

_



27298

26586


Member of BC Press Council


26916