El Al


El Al Adds Wi-Fi to European Flights

El Al Airlines announced on Thursday the formal introduction of WiFi service on its flights to and from Europe, Calcalist reported. The Carlsbad, California-based satellite broadband company ViaSat has contracted…

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Help Wanted: Commercial Airline Pilots

El Al Airlines has gone into the business of training pilots for the commercial-air-travel industry, for which it is opening a school in Florida, Globes reported on Monday. The decision…

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El Al Hobbled by Last-Minute Delays

El Al Airlines has been suffering from a spate of last-minute schedule disruptions. Flight 095 to Beijing, scheduled for departure on Motzoei Shabbos was postponed to 9:00 a.m. Sunday morning.…

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Report: El Al Losing Ground to Foreign Carriers

The government’s “Open Skies” policy, in which Israel has arranged for dozens of carriers – many of them low-cost – to open routes to and from Israel, has had a…

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El Al Signs Codeshare MOU With LOT

El Al and LOT Polish Airlines entered into a codeshare agreement on Monday, which will allow passengers to buy a ticket through El Al or LOT and combine flights of…

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El Al Introduces New Fare Plan

As it finds itself in increased competition with low-cost carriers, El Al is adopting some of those carriers’ tactics on flights to and from Europe. El Al has begun offering…

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El Al Plane Fills With Smoke; No Injuries

An El Al plane that began filling with smoke after departing on a flight for Vienna returned safely to Ben Gurion Airport after declaring an emergency. B’chasdei shamayim, there were…

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El Al Turns to High Court for Saudi Access

As Saudi Arabia opened its airspace for the first time to a commercial flight to Israel, El Al will take its own fight for access to Saudi airspace to the…

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