El Al pilots on strike don't show up for scheduled flights, strands hundreds at airport

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May 8, 2014 20:39

 
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Pilots for the Israeli airline El Al refused to show up to work for scheduled flights on Thursday evening, causing delays and stranding hundreds of passengers at the airport, Channel 2 reported.

Pilots claim that since the creation of El-Al's budget airline UP, their working conditions have been downgraded, the report stated.

The airline said in a statement that they were working hard to send out flights as soon as possible.

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