Israel’s Civil Aviation Authority has announced that all flights arriving in Israel will be redirected from Ben Gurion Airport to Ramon Airport in southern Israel.

Key Points:

  • All inbound flights previously scheduled to land at Ben Gurion Airport will be directed to land at Ramon Airport.
  • Departure flights from Ben Gurion Airport will continue as normal.
  • Travelers will be able travel to their final destinations within Israel by private car or through domestic flights.

Additional Information: All travelers arriving at Ramon Airport will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing in accordance with current travel policies.

Analysis & Comments: The Israeli government diverted inbound flights to Ramon Airport for national security reasons. Travel restrictions and protocols could change with little or no notice. Deloitte will continue to monitor the events and provide updates on significant travel and immigration developments as information becomes available.

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