U.S. Provided Loan Guarantees to UAE Airline that Refuses to Fly Israelis

(Washington Free Beacon) The U.S. Export-Import Bank has provided six loan guarantees worth nearly $1.3 billion to Etihad Airways of the United Arab Emirates since 2009, as well as $425,000 annually from the Department of Homeland Security. The New York Post reported that Etihad has refused to transport any Israelis. Moreover, Etihad has deleted any mention of Israel or its major cities from a map showing its travel routes.

2014-03-04 00:00:00

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