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Air traffic in and out of Ben Gurion Airport diverted away from Gaza amid fears of retaliatory rocket fire

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Illustrative: An El Al flight takes off at Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv, October 25, 2021 (Yossi Aloni/FLASH90)
Illustrative: An El Al flight takes off at Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv, October 25, 2021 (Yossi Aloni/FLASH90)

Amid fears of rocket fire from Gaza after the Israeli military launched a series of airstrikes against Islamic Jihad targets, air traffic in and out of Israel has been diverted away from the Strip, with planes traveling on flight paths to the north of Ben Gurion International Airport.

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