El Al Allegedly Refused Fuel In Turkey

El Al, Israel’s national airline, reported on Sunday that its flight from Warsaw to Tel Aviv was not permitted to refuel at Antalya airport, Turkey, after making an emergency landing to evacuate a passenger needing medical attention, according to Agence France-Presse.

Turkish workers at Antalya airport refused to refuel flight LY5102 before it could continue to Israel’s, El Al stated. “Local workers refused to refuel the company’s plane even though it was a medical case,” the statement read, noting that the passenger was successfully evacuated.

The plane then proceeded to Rhodes, Greece, where it planned to refuel before continuing to Israel.

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Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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