Israir Postpones New York Route Launch | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.23.16

Airborne 05.24.16

Airborne 05.25.16

Airborne 05.26.16

Airborne 05.27.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 05.23.16

Airborne 05.24.16

Airborne 05.25.16

Airborne 05.26.16

Airborne 05.27.16

AEA2016 LIVE Aero-TV: 04/27-0830ET, 04/28-1400ET, 04/29-1100ET

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on Vimeo!

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on YouTube!

Mon, Apr 14, 2003

Israir Postpones New York Route Launch

Blame Drastic Drop In Pax Loads

Israir announced over the weekend that it will postpone the June launch of its Tel Aviv-New York flight service until further notice. The reason? “The economic situation and drastic plunge in passenger” numbers. After postponing flights from summer 2002 to summer 2003, Israir, found itself in the midst of a severe global aviation crisis, caused by the worldwide recession, the Iraq War and US terrorist alerts.

SARS: Straw That Broke The Camel's Back

The final blow was the SARS outbreak that further slashed air traffic on US routes. Israir believes the drop is Israeli passenger traffic since January 2003, due to the economic crisis, will intensify.

In recent months, El Al has taken a number of marketing measures against the anticipated competition from Israir this summer. El Al announced a sales campaign close to the dates of Israir’s scheduled launch, lowering ticket prices to $450 in some cases. Although El Al initially planned to offer only a few low-priced tickets, Israeli passengers were well aware of the cheap flights.

FMI: www.inisrael.com/israir/profile.htm

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.27.16: More MH370 Debris, Airport 4 Sale, Hurricane Hunters

Also: PWC PW307D, Icon Scandal, Memorial Day, IASO, Nat'l Warplane Museum, Gogo Cloud, Orbital ATK, Honor Flight Austin The Australia's Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, D>[...]

Airborne 05.26.16: Icon Flaming Out, Airbus Heli-Patent, UAV Registry

Also: TSA Dust-Up, Honor Flight, The API -- What’s This ALL About?, EASA Cert's G650ER, First E190-E2, DiCaprio BizJet, WingX Pro7, BASE Jump Tragedy Late Wednesday, Icon fin>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.28.16)

Open or Close an Airport or Runway Before opening or closing an airport or runway, airport sponsors should find out the necessary steps and contact their nearest FAA District or Re>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.28.16): Runway Entrance Lights (REL)

An array of red lights which include the first light at the hold line followed by a series of evenly spaced lights to the runway edge aligned with the taxiway centerline.>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.28.16)

“This is an important outreach mission to educate the public, especially the children who will take the preparedness message back to their families.” Source: Col. Frank>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC