Tag Archive for Open Skies

Air India begins direct Israel-New Delhi flights in May


India’s largest airline, Air India, announces three weekly direct flights between New Delhi, Tel Aviv to begin in May, to augment the only current direct Israel-New Delhi flights that are via El Al.
• Also, Tus Airways of Cyprus launches its new direct flights from Athens to Haifa.

By Ilan Gattegno, Daniel Siryoti & Israel Hayom Staff


India’s largest airline, Air India, on Thursday announced plans to launch direct flights between Tel Aviv and New Delhi, saying that it plans to have three weekly flights on the route, which is expected to become operational in May.

The route is expected to serve the increasing number of Indian tourists visiting Israel and Israelis traveling to India as a result of the strong ties developed between the two countries. Continue Reading »

UN Forces Have Proven Israel Cannot Depend On Them For Security

PM Netanyahu told Russia’s President Putin that Israel won’t fire at Syria if Syria doesn’t fire first.

The PM also said the Syrian conflict has repeatably demonstrated that Israel can’t depend on the UN for security in the Golan Heights.

By Chana Ya’ar


Prime Minister Vladimir Putin told Russia’s President Vladimir Putin over the weekend that Israel will hold its fire against Syria – as long as Syria holds its fire against Israel.

In a statement at the opening of the government’s regular Sunday morning Cabinet meeting Netanyahu said he had discussed the situation with Putin in a phone conversation, warning him that “the situation is becoming daily more complex. Continue Reading »