The Covid pandemic is hitting Israel's airlines and travel sector especially hard

Israeli airline El Al announced on Thursday that they requested $100 million in state aid from the government for losses suffered through compliance with enacted Covid restrictions.

Earlier this year, El Al let go of almost a third of the airline's staff in order to receive $210 million in government assistance. Despite previous financial backing, the company is imploring Israel's leadership to do more.

El Al and two other local airlines have written an appeal to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. ... Read More: i24