BRIEF-FAA extends flight ban to Tel Aviv for an additional 24 hours

July 23 Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:42pm EDT

July 23 (Reuters) - * US Federal Aviation Administration says flight prohibition to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport, initially put in place on Tuesday,

remains in effect for U.S. airlines for up to an additional 24 hours as it

monitors situation * FAA says it is working with Israeli government to review new information

it has provided to determine whehter risks to US aviation are mitigated