Transportation Ministry initiates operation to retrieve Israelis stranded in Turkey

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 25, 2014 04:19




The Transportation Ministry initiated on Thursday night an operation to retrieve Israelis stranded in Turkey due to airline bans on travel to Ben-Gurion Airport.

El Al, in cooperation with the ministry, was set to send planes to Athens while a Turkish carrier was due to bring Israelis to the Greek capital where they would transfer to the Israeli aircraft and return to the airport in Tel Aviv.

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