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March 23, 2011 10:45 am

Relations Deteriorate as Egypt Air Removes Israel from Map

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Ynet – After the sweeping victory for the radical Muslim Brotherhood in last weeks referendum, relations between Israel and its neighbor Egypt seem to be deteriorating.

In an unexpected move, Egypt Air, the largest airline in Egypt, has removed Israel from its maps, showing instead that Jordan stretches to the Mediterranean Sea.

The airline’s subsidiary, Air Sinai, flies to Israel regularly, but customers seeking flights to Ben Gurion National Airport will have a hard time finding them. On the map are the names of the Mideast capitals – Amman, Beirut, and Damascus – but Israel is nowhere to be found.

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