Two El Al international flights were delayed on Thursday night and Friday morning. An El Al flight from Tel Aviv to Barcelona that was scheduled for take off at 9 a.m. on Friday was delayed .
The delay was not a lone event, as overnight another flight to Newark, New Jersey was delayed to the morning hours. Passengers have claimed that they were told at the El Al counters in the airport that the pilots did not show up to work.
However, El Al denied that the delays were caused by irresponsible pilots, though the company did not providing an alternate explanation.