FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours After Rocket Strike

July 22, 2014 6:35 PM

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The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all United States flights to Tel Aviv for the next 24 hours in response to a rocket strike near the main airport.

The federal mandate came shortly after Delta announced that it had canceled all flights to Israel indefinitely, citing a report of a rocket that forced a flight from New York to be diverted. US Airways, which has one daily flight from Philadelphia, also canceled that flight and the return trip Tuesd...

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