Tag Archive | TAT Nigeria

El Al Cancels Nigerian Pilgrim Flights

EL AL is barred from flying to and from Nigeria by the Israeli security services, because of concerns that the airliner’s aircraft and crew will become terrorist targets. As a result of the decision the airline has canceled a series of flights planned to ferry thousands of Christian pilgrims to Israel and back to Nigeria for TAT Nigeria. The security ban applies to all Israeli airlines.


TAT Nigeria Wet-Leased B747 Damaged At Abuja

The B747-400 (4X-ELD) leased by Travel Aviation and Tourism (TAT) Nigeria from El Al for the airlift of Christian pilgrims to Israel, had its left wing damaged yesterday, after hitting and pulling down some electric poles at Abuja Airport. Reportedly, the aircraft taxied on the wrong tarmac before take-off. The nine-hour flight was cancelled and a replacement aircraft will be sent today.

El Al Operates A B744 For TAT Nigeria

The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) wet-leased a B747-400 (4X-ELD) from El Al through operator Travel Aviation and Tourism (TAT) Nigeria. Over 20,000 intending pilgrims from Nigeria will travel to the holy land in Israel and Rome from November 2009 till January 2010.

El Al B744 operated for TAT Nigeria (Copyright Yochai Mossi)