El Al


El Al to Pay Passengers for 17-Hour Delay

An Israeli court has ordered El Al Israel Airlines to pay a combined total of 92,000 shekels ($25,000) to passengers whose flight from Moscow was delayed for 17 hours, Globes…

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El Al Punctuality Rating Up

El Al punctuality has improved significantly since settlement of its pilots’ strike, according to a survey taken in February, Globes reported. Sixty-six percent of El Al flights came in on…

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El Al Crisis Solved, Airline and Union Says

The labor crisis at El Al is over, management and representatives of the pilots announced Thursday morning. In a statement, El Al said that it was “satisfied with the arrangements that…

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El Al Crisis Postponed Until the Weekend

A crisis that could have shut down El Al flights altogether has been postponed until Motzoei Shabbos, by order of the Tel Aviv Labor Court. The court ordered that the…

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El Al Talks Break Down as Pilots, Management Dig In

The labor issues at El Al are far from over. Representatives of pilots stormed out of a court-ordered negotiation session Monday night, the airline said, as pilots and management continue…

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Labor Court Orders El Al Pilots to Fly

The Tel Aviv Labor Court intervened in the on-again El Al dispute on Monday, ordering pilots to desist from canceling flights and rebuking them and management for being overly-aggressive, Globes…

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Labor Woes Return as El Al Cancels More Flights

Negotiations that began last November between pilots and management at El Al have apparently not worked out the way both sides had hoped, as the airline canceled three flights on…

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El Al Agreement Runs Into Early Trouble

Just over a month after El Al management and pilots reached agreement to put an end to months of acrimony that threatened to destabilize the airline, a fresh labor dispute…

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El Al Stalls on EU Late-Flight Compensation Order

El Al Airlines is fighting a European Union directive to pay compensation to passengers whose departures were delayed three hours or more, claiming that the European law does not apply…

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Stormy Weather for El Al Airlines

Wintry weather conditions caused delays of departures and arrivals at Ben Gurion Airport Monday. Two flights headed for Israel were rerouted to Cyprus due to the rain sweeping the country.…

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El Al Looks to New Planes to Reassert Dominance

El Al is betting on a billion-dollar overhaul of its aging fleet to claw back market share dented by relentless competition from low-cost carriers and a damaging dispute with pilots.…

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Histadrut Emergency Intervention Ends El Al Crisis

Intervention by the Histadrut labor federation brought to an end the protracted and damaging dispute between El Al Airlines and its pilots on Sunday evening after marathon negotiations that began…

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El Al Strike Settlement Collapses

The tentative agreement reached Sunday night between El Al Airlines and its pilots apparently fell through at a meeting held to finalize terms on Monday. At that meeting, negotiations reportedly…

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