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El Al Israel Airlines Transports 79 Tons Of Medical Equipment To Japan To Aid The Earthquake And Tsunami Relief Efforts
New York, NY - April 7, 2011 - EL AL Israel Airlines recently carried 79
tons of medical supplies to Narita, Japan on a 747-400 freighter
aircraft. The special nonstop flight was organized by the Israel
Ministry of Defense to assist victims of the horrific earthquake and
tsunami that took place last month. The Japanese government and citizens
have expressed tremendous gratitude to the Israelis for their support.
As the national airline of Israel, EL AL has a proud history of
providing humanitarian assistance during times of need. This latest
effort is another example of how both the Israeli government and EL AL
assist victims of tragedies, which in the past have included the
devastating earthquake in Haiti, Hurricane Katrina, the tsunami relief
efforts in Indonesia, the rescue mission during the war between Georgia
and Russia as well as the volcanic ash crisis in Europe.