'We will not allow Iran to threaten us'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says Israel must not allow a land corridor between Tehran, Beirut; calls on US to take the reins.Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2017, 3:48 PM

First Dreamliner lands in Israel

First El Al 'Dreamliner' plane lands in Israel; US Ambassador David Friedman welcomes it to Israel.Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2017, 11:16 AM

El Al to fly to Argentina

Decades after the flight that carried Eichmann, El AL flies again between Israel and Argentina.JTA, 8/21/2017, 12:33 PM

El Al fined for asking Holocaust survivor change seat

83-year old Holocaust survivor asked to change seats because haredi man refused to sit next to a woman.JTA, 6/22/2017, 4:19 PM

EL AL purchases 16 Boeing Dreamliners

Israeli airline introduces new passenger plane set to launch in September 2017, CEO says plane will raise the bar for air travel.Chana Roberts, 6/12/2017, 2:05 PM

Passenger dies on El Al flight from Israel to New York

Brooklyn woman stops breathing in middle of flight to New York, dies suddenly on way home from Bar Mitzvah.David Rosenberg, 6/5/2017, 9:24 AM

El Al's new route offers direct flights to Miami

El Al reintroduces closed Miami-Tel Aviv flights, CEO says he hopes Miami will become popular with Israeli tourists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 3:58 PM

'El Al should have prepared for technical issues'

Rehovot judge rules El Al must pay 91,800 NIS in compensation for excessive delay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2017, 12:03 PM

El Al preps for competition in flights to Hong Kong

El Al lowers Tel Aviv-Hong Kong prices, offers passengers incentives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2017, 7:38 AM

Parents of lone soldiers offered subsidized tickets to Israel

El Al and Nefesh B'Nefesh offer flights at reduced cost to families who cannot afford to visit their children serving in the IDF.JTA, 3/7/2017, 8:16 PM

El Al 'working very hard' to prevent future cancellations

El Al CEO apologizes for flight disruptions, cancellations.Chana Roberts, 2/8/2017, 10:01 AM

EL AL presents new 737 simulator

El Al holds ceremony celebrating new Boeing 737 simulator.Yoni Kempinski, 1/4/2017, 7:57 AM

El Al flight makes emergency landing in Toronto

Engine failure forces El Al plane to return to Toronto just after takeoff.Dalit Halevi, 12/21/2016, 7:33 AM

El Al passengers: We arrived after the start of Shabbat

El Al passengers furious at company for inconsiderate behavior, say they won't easily forget it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 3:00 PM

El Al crisis ended

Histadrut and El Al management sign agreement ending the current crisis. Details to be published soon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2016, 7:49 PM

El Al management and pilots reach understandings

El Al pilots to receive pay raise and the company will cease chartering planes, as part of agreement to end recent crisis.Reut Hadar, 11/27/2016, 11:50 PM

El Al captain: The management is lying

El Al captain attacks the conduct of the company’s management, its presentation of the facts, and its recent public maligning of the pilots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2016, 6:27 PM

El Al workers: We're not invisible

Hundreds of El Al workers protest outside company office in Ben Gurion.Yoni Kempinski, 11/21/2016, 2:22 PM

El Al crisis continues

Flights canceled and delayed as El Al pilots continue their semi-strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2016, 8:19 AM

Passengers stranded after El Al pilots don't show up

El Al says pilots skipped flight because of sanctions; pilots claim El Al is lying.Arutz Sheva, 11/14/2016, 8:07 AM

El Al passenger: I was bumped because I'm haredi

El Al refuses to let passenger board overbooked flight, passenger complains it's just because he's haredi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2016, 10:11 AM

Ad against modesty 'seats switching' barred from NJ airport

Newark airport turns down ad from Reform movement taking aim at seat switching to accommodate haredi plane passengers.JTA, 10/11/2016, 9:25 AM

Report: Spanish city loses Tel Aviv flight over Israel boycott

Spanish city trying to increase tourism loses direct flight connection with Israel over its symbolic support for boycotting Israel.JTA, 7/21/2016, 3:55 AM

How much does an El Al pilot make?

Reports show that, at a time when numerous El Al flights are being cancelled or delayed, the salaries of pilots are soaring.Tal Polon, 7/14/2016, 10:27 AM

Bomb scare on El Al plane scrambles Swiss fighter jets

El Al flight from New York to Tel Aviv suspected of carrying explosive. On board check finds warning was baseless.Nitsan Keider, 7/5/2016, 11:47 AM

Report: Security snafu on El Al flight

Plane was taxiing toward takeoff when crew member noticed there were no security men on board.Gil Ronen, 6/27/2016, 11:06 AM

'Biblical sheep' heading to Israel

Rare breed of sheep said to be descended from Jacob's flock to be shepherded to Israel with the help of a Canadian Jewish couple and El Al.JTA, 6/21/2016, 4:05 AM

Pilot shortage crisis leads El Al into a nosedive

Ahead of busy summer, pilots complain they work 200% overtime and must fly short notice because airline is 30 pilots short.Ari Yashar, 4/27/2016, 1:17 PM

El Al flights delayed - pilots skipped work?

Flights to Barcelona and Newark delayed, passengers say they were told pilots didn't show up to work; El Al denies, but doesn't explain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2016, 10:30 AM

El Al, Rolls-Royce sign ‘biggest ever export deal’

As a part of a renewal program, El Al to add 15 new jetliners to its fleet, have Rolls-Royce supply the engines.Shoshana Miskin, 3/20/2016, 9:18 PM

Immodest movie leads to ruckus on El Al flight

Passenger detained after behaving violently on a flight from Poland because of the film being shown.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2016, 6:59 PM

El Al plane breaks a wing in Amsterdam

While being towed to runway for takeoff back to Israel, Boeing 737's wing hits into gate and breaks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2016, 12:23 PM

El Al flights canceled after pilots refuse to fly

Two El Al flights to Brussels and New York were canceled following pilots’ protest of labor agreement.Shoshana Miskin, 12/21/2015, 11:00 AM

Los Angeles: El Al employees evacuated due to suspicious package

Investigators later determined the package contained non-hazardous liquid.Shoshana Miskin, 12/9/2015, 5:46 PM

El Al: Crew can't stay overnight in Brussels

Concerned that its crews could end up in the hands of terrorists, the airline has issued several security warnings to workers.Yaakov Levi, 11/30/2015, 10:30 PM

Support-Israel credit card co. sues El Al for $21 million

HAS Advantage - first-ever card to allow Israel donations together with purchases - sues Israeli airline for breaching agreement and more.Hillel Fendel, 11/16/2015, 3:09 PM

US town hosts 280 unexpected Israeli arrivals with kosher food

The people of Billings, Montana, didn't know what hit them, when engine trouble led an El Al flight to make an emergency stopHillel Fendel, 11/16/2015, 12:42 PM

El Al Flight Attendants Say Goodbye to High Heels

El Al overturns June rule requiring all female flight attendants to wear high heels during flights after fierce backlash.Yedidyah Ben Or, 9/10/2015, 12:26 PM

El Al Accepts Ten Olim into Prestigious Pilot Course

El Al has accepted ten foreign residents into its pilot course - one of them a haredi woman.Yaakov Levi, 9/7/2015, 9:41 PM

Former El Al Pilot Who Tackled Munich Terrorists Passes Away

Uriel Cohen bravely tackled a grenade-wielding terrorist during an attack on Israeli tourists, saving countless lives.Ari Soffer, 9/6/2015, 3:08 PM

First Haredi Woman Accepted into El Al Pilot Course

Nehama traveled from Jerusalem to the US every year to accumulate required number of flying hours to be admitted into El Al's course.Ido Ben Porat, 8/20/2015, 2:30 PM

El Al to Buy Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Aerospace giant Boeing says Israel's national airline will purchase and lease up to 15 of its high-tech 787 Dreamliners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2015, 2:15 AM

Jews and Bees on their Way to Japan

Commercial relations between Israel and Japan are "flying high."Hillel Fendel, 7/20/2015, 2:12 AM

El Al Could be Penalized for 'High Heel-Gate'

Reports indicate El Al's requirement of female attendants to wear high heels could become subject of a government investigation.Yaakov Levi, 6/23/2015, 5:06 PM

El Al Flight Makes Mid-Air U-Turn

Boeing 747-400 took off from Ben Gurion Airport, experienced technical problem and flew back to Israel.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 6/1/2015, 11:19 AM

Tourist Charged Extra $1,180 to Return to Israel from Nepal

When Etti Buskila inquired into putting daughter on early flight back from Nepal, El Al said it would cost $1,180 - before flip-flopping.Cynthia Blank, 4/30/2015, 2:09 PM

Hundreds of Israelis Stranded Abroad Sunday

Four separate plane malfunctions - in Greece and Italy - keep hundreds of Israelis from returning home after Passover holiday.Cynthia Blank, 4/12/2015, 12:25 PM

Heavy Turbulence Evokes Pleas and Prayers from Passengers

Passengers on an El Al plane headed to Israel from Brussels got the scare of their lives after hitting a 'vertical wind vortex.'Yaakov Levi, 1/1/2015, 12:57 PM

Vayigash:: We Are Family

There is more that binds us than what divides us.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 12/26/2014, 8:58 AM

Watch: Moving Reunion of Lone Soldiers and Parents after the War

After 50 grueling days battling Hamas terrorists, El Al reunites soldiers with parents in the first meeting in years for many.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 9/18/2014, 6:26 PM

Technical Malfunctions Hit Two Israeli Airplanes

El Al jet from Munich grounded over landing gear problems, same day Ofek Jets' propeller plane makes emergency landing in Ben Gurion.Ari Yashar, 9/8/2014, 2:40 PM

El Al Plane Makes One-Engine Emergency Landing

Drama in Ben Gurion as flight to Toronto with 194 passengers forced to return after engine shuts off.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2014, 10:13 AM

El Al Tells Passengers It's OK to Cancel Flights

Israeli carrier says it will allow flights to be cancelled or postponed for up to six months, in view of security situation.Gil Ronen, 7/9/2014, 5:10 PM

El Al Plane Makes Unscheduled Stop for Violent Passenger

An El Al plane en route to Munich made an emergency landing to remove a violent passenger.Yosef Berger, 6/5/2014, 9:15 AM

Ruckus at Airport over Delayed Flight

Flight 323 to Paris postponed again and again, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 6/1/2014, 2:12 PM

Drama in the Skies: Captain Falls Ill, Forcing Emergency Landing

First-captain suddenly falls sick in mid-flight, plane makes emergency landing in Croatia. Doctor passenger helps treat pilot.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/15/2014, 6:25 PM

El Al Pilots' Strike Ends

El Al management reaches agreement with pilots that brings an end to strike.Benny Moshe, 5/12/2014, 12:15 AM