Airlines Suspend Service to Israel, Flight Diverted to Paris

American air carriers suspended service after reports that a rocket that struck near Israel's main airport.
1:15 | 07/22/14

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Airlines is canceling all flights -- Israel until further notice citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport. This is new video of the damage that a rocket caused to homes near the airport this video just coming -- us. We do not know what kind of rocket but it certainly was enough to turn at least one delta jet headed for talent we have -- back around. But delta 747. From New York was flying over the Mediterranean. Headed for Tel Aviv this morning when it reversed course and flew to Paris instead the fight had 273. Passengers and seventeen crew members on board. Right now there is also -- the other airlines may be following suit US Airways which has one daily flight from Philadelphia. Cancel that flight Tuesday in the return trip from Tel Aviv as well. United Airlines which has two flights daily -- -- -- -- -- out of Newark has canceled one of those flights now other international carriers are still flying to Israel. El -- is among them it is still flying into that area. But already that airline has lost as much as fifty million dollars in canceled bookings all because of the conflict in Israel. -- of course this is all happening in large part because airlines and passengers are feeling very jittery. After what happened to Malaysian airlines flight seventeen over Ukraine.

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