The Transport Ministry in Israel announced yesterday that taxi fares will increase by 4% on Tuesday 22 March 2011, to reflect the rising cost of diesel.
Israel's Sun D'Or Airline has operating licence withdrawn
The Civil Aviation Authority in Israel has revoked the operating licence of the Israeli airline Sun D'Or as of 1 April 2011, for not complying with international aviation standards. The decision announced by the Transport Ministry followed discussions with the airline for over a year and the European Commission which had concerns about the company's operations.
The airline is owned by El Al and specialises in scheduled and chartered services to destinations in Europe. The company was founded in 1981 and hass three Boeing 757-200 planes.