United’s Tel Aviv flight cancelled after pilots refused to fly

Monday, 08 Aug, 2022 0

A United Airlines flight bound for Tel Aviv was delayed for 24 hours, apparently due to ‘pilot refusal.’

Pilots had refused to fly ‘because of the security situation ’passengers said they were told, as boarding of the flight began at Newark.

The flight was then cancelled.

Later when questioned, United responded on Twitter it was due to a ‘flight curfew in light of the security situation.’

Flight paths to Tel Aviv had been revised due to the ongoing tensions in Gaza.

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