During an announcement to the passengers on an El Al aircraft from Tel Aviv to New York on Tuesday, the captain was heard saying, “Things like Holocausts are potential to be occurring in dictatorships, and we are fighting in Israel to remain a democratic country.”
He said this during Israel’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorations, which provided a brief diversion from the heated discussions over the government’s judicial reform program and the nation’s future.
In an instant response to the event, Israel’s national airline released a statement in which it stated that “the company condemns political statements of any kind, by any of its employees as part of their work, and certainly not on its planes, which cannot be a platform for this type of activity.”
Especially on a day so sensitive and vital to the Israeli people, the firm mandates that it be avoided.
The highest authorities of the corporation will carefully review this unique situation, which does not reflect the people and principles of the organization.
El Al is the airline that flies the Israeli flag on the tail of its aircraft, reflecting the entirety of the Israeli mosaic while doing so.
According to a top source in Israel’s transportation ministry, Minister Miri Regev was upset over the event and discussed taking measures with El Al management.
The official claimed that pilots frequently behave as though they are the company’s proprietors.
This cannot go on like this. After speaking with the airline’s management, the minister believes that they would act in accordance with their words and with regard for the fact that they are the national carrier since something horrible is occurring here.
Although the air routes may be clear, it appears that the airline is headed for disaster due to its own course.