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Aviation workers rally on tarmac where Bennett’s plane set to depart

Aviation workers are protesting on the Ben Gurion Airport tarmac where Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s plane is set to depart to Washington, according to television reports.

Last week, flights out of Ben Gurion Airport were halted for two hours as more than a thousand aviation workers physically blocked the runways, accusing the government of applying COVID-19 travel restrictions without properly addressing the impact on their industry and livelihoods.

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