"As is standard procedure for a laser incident, we swiftly notified the police and remain in close contact with them."
The rocket ignited its NewtonThree engine for a few seconds but cut off mid-air due to a broken propellant line, Virgin Orbit's Chief Executive Dan Hart said in July.
The company competes with billionaire-backed ventures such as Blue Origin that are vying to usher in a new era of space tourism.
Airlines including Virgin and Ryanair are slowly bringing flights back online as the coronavirus lockdown conditions start to lift.
Australia’s second-biggest airline the Asia-Pacific region’s biggest victim of the coronavirus crisis gripping the industry.
Throughout the year, the four airlines intend to synchronize and align their route scheduling to reduce layover times and "smooth" out the overall airport experience.
"With its thriving start-up scene, pristine beaches and vibrant nightlife, Tel Aviv was a key destination for Virgin Atlantic to establish a new route."
Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Atlantic Airlines, which is represented in Israel by Maman Aviation, ended his visit to Israel with a party on Thursday evening at the ARCA complex.
Branson expressed his willingness to meet and learn from Israeli entrepreneurs operating in the field of space technology.