Hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists mainly from European countries purchased airline tickets to Israel with the goal of traveling to the Palestinian West Bank as part of "Welcome to Palestine" campaign which has been dubbed Flytilla.
The Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced plans to open a new international airport in Timna north of Eilat. The new airport will open in 2014 and expected to spark a 300 percent increase in tourism to southern Israel. 1st December 2011
Palestinian activist Sheikh Raed Salah, the leader of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, landed at Ben-Gurion Airport after a long stay in the UK, where he won a legal battle against the British government.
Mounds of garbage accumulate across the country as the Treasury and the Histadrut Labor Federation announced that the general strike launched nationwide five days ago has ended. Jerusalem, Israel. 12th February 2012.
Last plane with Turkish and Greek nationals leaves Ben Gurion airport this evening,and all prisoners from Gaza bound ships are freed and are making their way home,while Israel prepares for the arrival of more ships and boats like the"Rachel Corey".
Israeli Police ratcheted down security at Ben-Gurion International airport a notch overnight, after Israel gave foreign carriers a blacklist of more than 300 suspected hostile, pro-Palestinian activists headed there on flights. Israel. 8th July 2011
Israel’s anti-missile air defence is displayed for US president Barack Obama upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport. The Arrow was designed to intercept long-range missiles, Iron Dome, designed to intercept short-range rockets, and David’s Sling.
US President Barack Obama was met with a warm welcome from Israel's President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Netanyahu, as well as Israeli government ministers, military officials, and religious community leaders on his presidential state visit.