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World airlines shun Israel for second day

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Major airlines shunned Israel for a second day on Wednesday amid fears that rocket fire from Gaza could endanger flights into Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport. 

A traveller stands in front of a departure time flight board displaying various cancellations at Ben Gurion International airport, near Tel Aviv, on July 23, 2014

In Washington, officials renewed a formal ban on American flights to Israel until 1615 GMT on Thursday, and around the world many other airlines took their own precautions.

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