TEL AVIV (May. 16)
Flying time between New York and Lydda Airport, Israel will be cut from 32 to 21 hours when El Al Israel National Airlines puts British-built Brittania turboprop passenger airlines on the flight, it was disclosed today. With delivery of the giant craft, El Al will operate a daily service on the transatlantic flight.
El Al also announced that it would renew service between Lydda and the Union of South Africa.