Airline execs fear Israel-Denmark air security spat will spread across EU

28.06.2011                      26.Siwan, 5771

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Airline execs fear Israel-Denmark air security spat will spread across EU

Dispute erupts over refusal to let Israeli security agents carry weapons and checks passengers.

The aviation-security dispute between Israel and Denmark, which has frozen flights between the two countries, could spread to other European countries, Israeli airline executives are warning.
The dispute erupted after the Danes refused to let Israeli security agents perform independent security checks on Israeli airline flights from Copenhagen to Israel recently. The Israelis were also not allowed to carry weapons. Israeli airline executives are concerned the ban could reach Israeli carriers flying from other European destinations….