Travel spike causes mass delays at airport; situation likely to worsen over Passover

Travelers at the Ben Gurion International Airport, on March 02, 2022. (Yossi Aloni/FLASH90) A bounce back after two years of travel restrictions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has seen Ben Gurion Airport overwhelmed by the sheer volume of people flying abroad and record the highest daily number of passengers on Sunday since the start of the outbreak.

Airlines are now advising passengers to arrive four hours before their flights in order to make it in time to board the plane, Channel 12 News reported.

In some cases, passengers have recently waited over five hours to get to the plane, the […]

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