El Al chief denies pursuing political career
By GIL STERN STERN HOFFMAN
August 16, 2010 02:10
El Al CEO Eliezer Shkedy and opposition leader Tzipi Livni denied reports on
Sunday that Shkedy was en route to her Kadima Party.
said that while she had met with Shkedy, they did not discuss politics and she
was unaware of his political views. Shkedy told a monthly meeting of El Al
staffers on Sunday that he intended to remain with the company.
head of the IAF, Shkedy said he would continue to meet with Israeli leaders to
advise them on security issues.
But government officials expressed
concern on Sunday that Shkedy would use El Al to advance himself politically and
his meetings with Jewish and Christian Evangelical leaders to aid his future