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NEWS: All Flights into Ben Gurion Airport are Cancelled

Just picked up this story from YNET news.

Air traffic at Ben Gurion International Airport halted after contamination is discovered in jet fuel. Airline official says airport plunges into ‘colossal chaos.’ All flights diverted to Cyprus for refueling.

Dozens of flights scheduled to depart from the Ben Gurion Airport on Thursday were halted until further notice due to contamination discovered in airport’s jet fuel supply. Airport management has ordered to suspend all aircraft fueling. As a result thousands of passengers are stranded at the airport.

Within a short while it was realized that Israel’s minor airports were also affected by the contamination – including the airfields in Eilat and Haifa. The director of the northern airports, Yossi Glasberg, told Ynet that the fuel source was identical to that serving Ben Gurion.

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