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Is Saudi Arabia’s national carrier about to ban gender-mixing on flights?

Could Saudia Arabia soon have the world’s only officially gender-segregated airline?(UPDATE – The short answer to this is no, apparently. See here.) Earlier this year, following a number of incidents where ultra-Orthodox Jews refused to sit next to passengers of the … Continue reading

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‘Gender separation’ on flights: What happens in Saudi Arabia?

I spent most of the past week working on follow-ups to a story that hit the headlines last week: the El Al-ultra-Orthodox-seat-switching saga. In brief, for those who aren’t familiar with the story, Israeli carrier El Al Airlines is facing … Continue reading

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