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All private flights to Israel to now require anti-hijacking system

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 1, 2009

The announcement comes two weeks after the European Union notified the Transportation Ministry that it would not downgrade the aviation security rating of Israeli airlines.

European aviation authorities announced in February that they were stepping up the safety tests for Israeli air companies. At the time, the international organization monitoring scheduled flights warned that Israeli airlines would soon be forbidden to land in Europe or even to over-fly the continent.

For full article, visit http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1075507.html

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