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British Airways cancels Tel Aviv flight

Christian Fernsby |
British Airways has cancelled flight to Tel Aviv amid the escalating violence between Israel and the Gaza strip.

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The airline called off its 8am flight from Heathrow on Thursday morning after another night of air strikes and rocket attacks between Israeli defence forces and Hamas militants.

A statement from the airline said: "Like other airlines, we have cancelled our flight to/from Tel Aviv today. The safety and security of our colleagues and customers is always our top priority, and we continue to monitor the situation closely.

"We advise customers to check for the latest flight information."

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