European Politics and Airliner ‘Safety Ratings’?A German-based airliner crash evaluation center lists El Al's safety rating at 24 and Lufthansa at 11 but the numbers don't add up.
US Joins World in Grounding Boeing Dreamliner Passenger JetThe US FAA has joined Europe, Japan and India in grounding Boeing’s 787 wide-body Dreamliner passenger jet. Only Poland operates the jet.
El Al to Replace Flight Manuals with iPadsEl Al Airlines will begin a trial project next month ahead of transferring all flight manuals on its Boeing 777 fleet to iPads.
Torah and Hanukkah Unite Reps. Cantor and ShultzTorah and Hanukkah combined their strength to bring together rival Reps. Cantor and Schultz for completion of a “unity” Torah scroll.
El Al Plane Forced to Make Emergency Landing in IrelandAn El Al flight making its way to New York makes an lands in Ireland after smoke is detected in the passenger compartment.
El Al Suspending Cairo Flights Indefinitely?Israel's national airline, El Al, is suspending all flights to Cairo indefinitely, according to a media report published Sunday morning.
'Mentally Disturbed' Egyptian Storms El Al at Cairo AirportAn Egyptian man described as “mentally disturbed” tried to break into Israel's El Al offices Wednesday at Cairo International Airport.
Woman Forced to Sit in Back of Plane Sues El AlA woman is suing El Al for gender discrimination after she was forced to switch her seat in order to accommodate an ultra- Orthodox man.
Woman Suing El Al for NIS 50k Over Seat SnafuA passenger on an El Al flight is suing the airline for NIS 50,000 claiming she was forced to move when a Hareidi man took her seat
El Al Pilots Ground Two Flights; Strike LoomsEl Al pilots grounded two flights to and from Russia Monday night as a strike looms during the peak summer tourist season.
Passengers Describe Nightmare on El Al Flight 318An engine emitted a plume of fire 20 minutes after takeoff from London, with 411 on board. 'We thought we were going to crash.'
El Al Plane's Engine Breaks Apart in Mid-AirAn El Al plane flying from London to Tel Aviv was forced to turn back after one of its engines failed and began falling apart
New El Al Class: More than Economy, Less than BusinessIsrael’s national airline, El Al, launches Economy Class Plus, an upgraded economy class with more perks.
El Al Resumes Flights to Egyptian CapitalIsrael's national airline has resumed flights to Cairo, according to Egyptian media.
El Al's Price Too High Even for President PeresIsrael's national airline made international headlines by charging the country's president to carry an oxygen tank.
El Al to Move Flights to IDF Base If Iran Attacks: ReportIsrael’s El Al airlines will move its flights to military bases in the event of a war with Iran, reports the Maariv newspaper. El Al denies.
The Histadrut Threatens to Close Israel's SkiesUnion officials say the government has two weeks to meet their demands over Israel's "open skies" deal with Europe – or else!
El Al Map' Returns' Israel to 1948 Armistice LinesA brochure distributed to Russian tourists by El Al 'turns back the clock,' showing Israel without Judea, Samaria and the Golan
Rome's Jews Host El Al Officials, Write in Unity Torah ScrollHundreds of Rome’s Jews write in the Chabad movement’s Sefer Torah for Jewish Unity, a project inititated by El Al.
El Al Computer Failure Grounds PlanesA computer systems failure temporarily grounded flights from two airlines Monday at Ben Gurion Int'l Airport -- but the cause is unknown.
'Hackers Fulfilled Divine Plan' on the Tarmac, American SaysAn American woman stuck on the tarmac at Ben Gurion Int'l Airport says hackers fulfilled the Divine plan when they redirected her flight.
Hackers Land on El Al, Haaretz and Dan -- But Not for LongPA hackers briefly took down the home pages of El Al Airlines, Haaretz and Dan Bus Co. Wednesday evening, but they were restored in an hour.
Maldives May Break Ties with IsraelA Maldives government minister urges breaking ties with Israel, established two years ago. Protesters want an end to El Al flights.
El Al Collision Disaster Avoided at Last MinuteAn El Al plane miraculously was able to avoid hitting another plane in Zurich this week. On the plane was Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin.
Shopping in Israel or NY, Flying El Al Economy? One Bag Only.Tourists returning after their holiday visit to Israel or New York may need to rethink their shopping plans, given El Al's new rules.
El Al Pilots and Stewards Launch Pro-Israel MissionEl Al pilots and crew took off Monday on a unique mission to act as pro-Israel emissaries on foreign campuses and in schools.
Trouble for Israel in the Skies Over Turkey?Turkish charter airlines cut back their weekly flights to and from Israel, and El Al is monitoring Israel's diplomatic crisis with Turkey.
El Al: Alliance 'Cartels' May Drive Us Out of BusinessIn light of its canceling a direct route from Tel Aviv to Sao Paolo, Brazil, El Al has complained of price-fixing on the part of foreign car
Denmark Blocks Routine Israeli Security Standards at AirportDenmark is refusing to allow Israeli security personnel to carry arms and conduct routine security checks of passengers at Kastrup Airport.
El Al Plane Damage Traced to Singapore, Cause Still UnknownDamage that caused an El Al passenger plane in Israel to make an emergency landing last month has been traced to Singapore.
No Damage After Lightning Strikes Peres' PlaneLightning struck the plane which carried President Shimon Peres from Milan to Tel Aviv. The plane was not damaged, and Peres himself remained calm.
El Al Flight Lands Safely After Glitch is FoundEl Al flight lands safely at Ben Gurion Airport after being forced to turn around due to a glitch in one of its wheels.
El Al Considers Last Ditch Paper Shuffle to Save Sun D'OrWith the grounding of El Al's subsidiary imminant Israel's national carrier considers leasing Sun D'Or to avoid having it grounded.
Snow Buries El Al Flights in New YorkBlizzard conditions in the American northeast managed to accomplish what war zones and volcanic ash did not, with flights canceled and delayed.
El Al Unveils Brand New Breakfast MenuIsrael’s airline teams up with one of Israel’s most famous chef to bring a new breakfast menu to passengers in all classes.
Who Tried to Fly Land Mines from Canada to Israel?El Al foiled an attempt to fly land mines from Canada to Israel, but no one knows why the cargo suddenly appeared without advance notice.
El Al Airlines Signs Deal with JetBluePassengers flying on El Al Airlines will be able to expand their horizons in October due to an agreement the airline has signed with JetBlue.
El Al in Frantic Rush to Bring Home Israelis Stranded by VolcanoEl Al is using overland routes in Europe to bring home for Independence Day Israelis stranded by the volcanic ash that has crippled air travel.
El Al Flying to Turkey AgainDaily flight to Istanbul will begin in April. Flights to Turkey stopped several years ago because of security concerns.
El Al: We Can 'Defuse' Tefillin in FlightEl Al Airlines has raced to take advantage of an incident in which a pair of tefillin frightened a flight crew, who thought they were explosives.
El Al, Air France Planes Avoid Near Air CollisionAn El-Al passenger jet bound for New York nearly collided with an Air France plane over Serbia. Israeli pilot saves the day.
Light ‘Virtual’ Chanukah Candles to Visit IsraelWant to visit Israel? Light Chanukah candles over the Internet and access tourist information and win a chance for a free trip.
End of an Era: Arkia Breaks El Al Monopoly on New ImmigrantsEnd of an era: El Al has lost its monopoly on flying immigrants to Israel, after Arkia wins the right to bring them from the Ukraine and France.
El Al Wins Tel Aviv-Eilat RouteAfter a Civil Aviation Authority rejection, El Al receives a special dispensation from the Transportation Minister to fly commercially to Eilat.