Gulf Air / Photo illustration: Shutterstock Gulf Air signs maintenance agreement with IAI

Israel Aerospace Industries' Aviation Group will maintain Gulf Air planes at Ben Gurion Airport when the airline launches its Tel Aviv-Manama service.

El Al plane  / Photo: Yoav Yaari El Al handed $25m lifeline, struggling to find loan

El Al has asked the Ministry of Finance to increase the government guarantee for any from 75% to 82.5%.

British Airways  photo: PR British Airways, easyJet restart Tel Aviv - London flights

The end of the second lockdown in England has increased demand.

Rami Levy / Photo: PR Rami Levy reaches for the skies

With a growing business appetite to move beyond supermarkets and real estate, 2021 could be the year in which Rami Levy comes to mean more than discount food.

Rami Levy / Photo: Jonathan Bloom , Globes IDB trustee chooses Rami Levi's Israir bid

IDB Development trustee Adv. Ophir Naor has asked the court to approve the NIS 75 million bid by Rami Levy's BGI Investments.

flydubai CEO: Demand will rise to 100 weekly flights

Ghaith Al Ghaith says the current 60 weekly flights on the Tel Aviv - Dubai route won't be enough for both tourism to UAE and connection flights.

David Fattal Photo; Eyal Izhar Fattal reports tough quarter but sees upturn ahead

The hotel group's third quarter revenue was down 55% but the results were better than expected.

Israir Photo: PR Saudi Arabia grants last-minute approval for Israir Dubai flights

Israir launches its Tel Aviv - Dubai route tomorrow morning at 10am when 170 passengers are booked on its maiden flight.

Dubai  / Photo: Shutterstock illustration , Saudis might thwart Israeli airlines' Dubai flights

Saudi Arabia has given the green light for flydubai to fly over its airspace but permission for El Al, Israir and Arkia is not yet forthcoming.

El Al plane  / Photo: Yoav Yaari Avigal Soreq appointed El Al CEO

Soreq, an accountant and air force pilot and former Delek US SVP, will replace Gonen Usishkin.

Dubai Over 60 weekly Tel Aviv - Dubai flights from next month

The airlines are confident that over 9,000 Israelis tourists will travel to Dubai each week from December.

Barak Rosen and Assaf Tuchmeir Photo: Eyal Izhar Israel Canada buys hotels from Poju Zabludowicz's Tamares

The deal covers the Daniel Dead Sea Hotel, and the West Ashdod and West Tel Aviv hotels.

El Al  / Photo: Yoav Yaari El Al reports $147m Q3 loss

Because of the uncertainty over El Al's ability to raise loan finance, its financial statements carry a going concern qualification.

Dubai / Photo: Shutterstock El Al to launch Tel Aviv - Dubai flights next month

El Al will offer 14 weekly flights on the new route starting December 13.

El Al plane  / Photo: El Al, PR El Al extends workers' furlough to December 31

El Al is carrying few passengers, and has so far failed to raise a state-guaranteed loan.

Ali Alshaiba / Photo: PR Abu Dhabi makes its play for Israeli tourists

Ali Alshaiba of Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism tells "Globes" how his city can compete with glitzy Dubai.

El Al El Al begins long flight to recovery

Controlling shareholder Eli Rozenberg must cope with Covid-19, refunding passengers, raising loans, implementing layoffs and competition from Emirates and Etihad.

El Al and Eli Rozenberg / Photo: Yoav Yaari Eli Rozenberg has the toughest of tasks ahead

26 year-old Eli Rozenberg has never run a major business before. A source told "Globes" that he is eager to prove himself.

El Al El Al will struggle to compete with Emirates and Etihad

The opening of Saudi airspace is a double-edged sword for El Al. It will shorten flight times, and cut costs to the east but bring in formidable rivals.

Meir Gurvitz Meir Gurvitz - an unlikely suitor to buy El Al

Many Tel Aviv Stock Exchange veterans raised their eyebrows when they heard that Gurvitz, whose real estate company has been through three debt settlements, was interested in buying El Al.

Rony Timsit  / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes Jerusalem Inbal rebrands as hotel for Israeli guests

Inbal Hotel general manager Rony Timsit has relished the challenge of the switch to domestic tourism caused by Covid-19.

Bar on an Emirates aircraft / Photo: Company website Israelis dream of Emirates, Etihad and Muslim pilgrims

Normalization with the UAE opens up enormous aviation and tourism potential - in both directions.

Greece Reopening Israel's skies is not so simple

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to open up Israel to Greece and Cyprus on August 1, but don't start packing yet.

Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef  / Photo: Shlomi Amsalem "Closing borders is easier than opening them"

Israel Population and Immigration Authority director general Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef is circumspect about when the country's skies are likely to reopen.

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