WASHINGTON (Jul. 17)
The Civil Aviation Board (CAB) has denied El Al the authority to operate a charter flight. the third time in the past two months. it was reported in the July 19 is sue of the magazine. ” Travel Agent,” According to the article, the CAB cited the lack of reciprocity between Israel and the United States.
The cancellation was round trip New York Rome charter for the Reserve Offices Association “Although El Al argued that denial of authority would seriously inconvenience the passengers of the flight, the CAB appear intent to use charter cancellations as a weapon in the attempt of the US to convince Israel it should lift its charter ban,” the article stated,