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Eleven carriers found to be on El Al flight from NY

Eleven carriers found to be on El Al flight from NY

El Al rescue flight passengers asked to isolate after 11 passengers allegedly forge certificates they tested COVID-19 negative.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 21:11
US threatens to bar El Al flights from landing unless Israel allows US airlines to operate

US threatens to bar El Al flights from landing unless Israel allows US airlines to operate

US gives Israel ultimatum, threatening to bar El Al from landing in US if Israel doesn't allow US airlines to fly into Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2021 22:10
El Al to operate historic flight to Morocco

El Al to operate historic flight to Morocco

Joint US-Israeli delegation will take off from Ben Gurion Airport to Rabat on Tuesday. The flight is expected to last about six hours.Ben Ariel, 21/12/2020 02:02
Coming soon: Direct flight from Tel Aviv to Casablanca

Coming soon: Direct flight from Tel Aviv to Casablanca

El Al preparing to operate flights between Morocco and Israel. Israir CEO: As far as we’re concerned – we can start next week.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2020 04:07
El Al to operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai

El Al to operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai

The airline will operate 3 flights on Sunday and Thursday and 2 flights on other days of the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2020 02:29
Eli Rozenberg, a NY-born yeshiva student, takes control of El Al

Eli Rozenberg, a NY-born yeshiva student, takes control of El Al

26-year-old yeshiva student and son of millionaire businessman Kenny Rozenberg takes control of Israel's flagship airline.Marcy Oster, JTA, 06/10/2020 14:32
El Al issuing vouchers for cancelled flights

El Al issuing vouchers for cancelled flights

Without the innovative scheme, the company would have to pay out NIS 1 billion in refunds by October 1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 01:08
Yeshiva student Eli Rozenberg buys El Al

Yeshiva student Eli Rozenberg buys El Al

Kanfei Nesharim company owned by 27-year-old US-born yeshiva student Eli Rozenberg buys controlling shares in El Al.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 18:55
New proposal could 'reshuffle the deck' on El Al ownership

New proposal could 'reshuffle the deck' on El Al ownership

Israeli-American businessman proposes shared ownership of Israel's largest airline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2020 14:10
El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

Ahead of peace treaty with UAE, El Al announces launch of new cargo flight route to Dubai to carry agricultural and hi-tech goods.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 03/09/2020 16:14
Historic flight from Israel to Abu Dhabi takes off Monday morning

Historic flight from Israel to Abu Dhabi takes off Monday morning

Senior officials from Israel and the US will take off on an El Al plane to the UAE and promote cooperation on a range of issues.Ido Ben Porat, 31/08/2020 01:11
El Al schedules its first flight to United Arab Emirates

El Al schedules its first flight to United Arab Emirates

El Al schedules first Israel-UAE flight for Monday, announces flight numbers for it and return flight.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 29/08/2020 21:29
Israeli flight to Abu Dhabi to pass over Saudi Arabia

Israeli flight to Abu Dhabi to pass over Saudi Arabia

El Al will operate the first flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates, which will fly over the skies of Saudi Arabia.Ben Ariel, 28/08/2020 06:39
Israeli gov't approves $75 million bid for major stake in El Al to son of US businessman

Israeli gov't approves $75 million bid for major stake in El Al to son of US businessman

Eli Rozenberg closer to acquiring controlling stake in El Al after Israel's Gov't Companies Authority agrees to support his $75 million bid.Marcy Oster, JTA, 05/08/2020 18:48
US yeshiva student seeks to buy El Al

US yeshiva student seeks to buy El Al

Son of religious American businessman in talks to buy struggling Israeli national airline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2020 08:37
El Al will survive: State to nationalize company

El Al will survive: State to nationalize company

Company's board of directors confirms it will be acquired by State that will continue to operate it.Mordechai Sones, 06/07/2020 19:38
El Al furloughs 400 employees without pay

El Al furloughs 400 employees without pay

Israeli national airline cancels cargo flights after pilots refuse to fly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2020 09:16
El Al cancels cargo and passenger flights

El Al cancels cargo and passenger flights

El Al cancels passenger flights, returns planes currently abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2020 12:36
Nefesh B’Nefesh signs with EL AL for 14 summer group flights

Nefesh B’Nefesh signs with EL AL for 14 summer group flights

Aliyah organization working to ensure that seats will be available on El Al flights for North American immigrants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2020 09:55
Operation to return Israelis from Panama commences

Operation to return Israelis from Panama commences

El Al aircraft 'Jerusalem of Gold' will fly for first time in history by direct flight from Panama to Israel and return Israelis home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2020 15:00
El Al CEO: 'Without aid from the government, we won't be able to recover from the crisis'

El Al CEO: 'Without aid from the government, we won't be able to recover from the crisis'

Knesset committee, airlines, hold special meeting to discuss coronavirus crisis. 'Even the strongest airlines in the world received aid.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2020 14:42
El Al to resume international service on Sunday to New York & Los Angeles

El Al to resume international service on Sunday to New York & Los Angeles

After more than 2 months of suspended service, El Al to resume flights to a limited number of locations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2020 21:46
El Al will not resume flights before June 20

El Al will not resume flights before June 20

Airline extends cessation on flights in response to government extension of restrictions on passengers, foreigners entering Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2020 22:38
Defense Ministry COVID-19 procurement operation concludes

Defense Ministry COVID-19 procurement operation concludes

Israel Defense Ministry Directorate of Production and Procurement (DOPP) concludes month-and-a-half since launch of procurement operation.Mordechai Sones, 30/04/2020 13:57
El Al to operate cargo flights from China to Italy

El Al to operate cargo flights from China to Italy

El Al signs agreement with logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel, agreeing to operate 150 flights between April and October.Ido Ben Porat, 22/04/2020 09:04
12 million surgical masks airlifted from China to Israel

12 million surgical masks airlifted from China to Israel

60 tons of medical equipment now making their way from China to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2020 18:41
17-hour flight from Australia brings Israelis home

17-hour flight from Australia brings Israelis home

Longest-ever El Al flight lands in Israel, bringing 180 stranded Israelis home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2020 11:12
El Al to send rescue flight to Colombia

El Al to send rescue flight to Colombia

Flight is expected to depart Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. from Bogota with about 150 hikers stranded in Colombia due to coronavirus pandemic.Ben Ariel, 25/03/2020 04:05
El Al pilot recounts mission to bring Israelis stranded in Peru back home

El Al pilot recounts mission to bring Israelis stranded in Peru back home

El Al pilot describes how four pilots helped bring over a thousand Israelis home in unprecedented operation.i24NEWS, 23/03/2020 09:21
1,000 Israelis stranded in Peru to return on special flight

1,000 Israelis stranded in Peru to return on special flight

About 1,000 Israelis stranded in Peru after it announced that it would close its borders will return home on a special El Al flight.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/03/2020 19:27
El Al cancels flights due to coronavirus outbreak

El Al cancels flights due to coronavirus outbreak

Israel's airline cancels flights to San Francisco, Berlin, Barcelona and Zurich.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/03/2020 20:51
1,000 El Al employees to lose jobs

1,000 El Al employees to lose jobs

Israeli airline announces layoffs, management salary cuts in response to lower air travel due to the Coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2020 15:29
El Al cancels flights to Cyprus over coronavirus

El Al cancels flights to Cyprus over coronavirus

Israeli airline reduces flights following drop in demand.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2020 13:19
El Al may lay off 1,000 employees over Coronavirus

El Al may lay off 1,000 employees over Coronavirus

Travel restrictions, loss of costumers over fears of Coronavirus outbreak cause Israeli airline to consider laying off 1/6 of its workforce.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2020 15:47
El Al CEO: 'Painful decisions' may be required

El Al CEO: 'Painful decisions' may be required

CEO of El Al says airline faces 'trying times' due to coronavirus outbreak. Transportation Minister Smotrich calls on state to help.Tal Polon, 18/02/2020 10:42
El Al to allow passengers to reschedule flights to China at no extra cost

El Al to allow passengers to reschedule flights to China at no extra cost

Following spread of new coronavirus, El Al announces decision to allow free rescheduling of flights to China.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2020 21:49
El Al flight from US to Israel forced to land in Canada

El Al flight from US to Israel forced to land in Canada

Flight from Newark bound for Tel Aviv forced to make unscheduled landing in Halifax, Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/01/2020 14:55
El Al to allow travelers to change tickets for free

El Al to allow travelers to change tickets for free

Israeli airline announces customers can change their tickets to allow them to vote in Israel's upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2019 12:27
Las Vegas: El Al plane grounded after striking electric pole

Las Vegas: El Al plane grounded after striking electric pole

An El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner sustains serious damage to its wing when being towed to a parking space.Sara Rubenstein, 14/12/2019 18:42
El Al to begin direct flights to Australia

El Al to begin direct flights to Australia

In first, El Al plans to test feasibility of direct flights to Melbourne, Australia.Ido Ben Porat, 27/11/2019 11:25
El Al flight diverted to Athens due to unruly passenger

El Al flight diverted to Athens due to unruly passenger

Plane traveling from Israel to Berlin makes unplanned landing in Athens where unruly passenger arrested by local police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2019 23:28
Technical malfunction on El Al flight to Prague

Technical malfunction on El Al flight to Prague

Pilot discovers technical malfunction an hour and a half after takeoff, returns to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019 00:45
Aviation blogger Sam Chui on EL AL 747 departure flight

Aviation blogger Sam Chui on EL AL 747 departure flight

Tourism expert Efraim Kamisar meets the famous aviation blogger during the special departure flight of El Al Boeing 747Arutz Sheva, 02/11/2019 21:00
El Al cancels compensation deal for 'Shabbat flight' passengers

El Al cancels compensation deal for 'Shabbat flight' passengers

Following exposure of compensation deal, El AL attorneys announce: 'Deal is canceled.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2019 16:51
El Al to compensate passengers for infamous 'Shabbat flight'

El Al to compensate passengers for infamous 'Shabbat flight'

Israel's national airline to reach settlement with passengers falsely accused of assaulting crew on flight which landed after Shabbat began.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2019 08:43
El Al passengers get stuck in Switzerland on Shabbat due to fog

El Al passengers get stuck in Switzerland on Shabbat due to fog

An angry passenger said: 'El Al isn't aware that there's fog in Europe at the end of October?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2019 19:57
Plane malfunction causes passengers to celebrate holiday in US

Plane malfunction causes passengers to celebrate holiday in US

El Al Flight 008 from New York to Israel cancelled due to a technical glitch and will only take off after the holiday.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 20/10/2019 17:39
Direct flights to the 'Land of the Rising Sun'

Direct flights to the 'Land of the Rising Sun'

El Al launches sale as it offers first-ever tickets for Tel Aviv-Tokyo flights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2019 16:30
Sara Netanyahu demanded to enter plane cockpit

Sara Netanyahu demanded to enter plane cockpit

Report: PM's wife claimed the captain on the flight to Ukraine did not greet her, sought to talk to him. PM's office: A distorted report.Ben Ariel, 19/08/2019 02:10
El Al stewardess dies after being infected with measles

El Al stewardess dies after being infected with measles

Stewardess infected with measles virus during flight from New York to Israel dies.Orly Harari, 13/08/2019 12:56
El Al hires its first Druze flight attendant

El Al hires its first Druze flight attendant

Druze woman from northern Israel says she overcame community traditions to pursue her dream.Marcy Oster, JTA, 02/07/2019 14:34
Watch: Israeli 747 passenger jet demolished

Watch: Israeli 747 passenger jet demolished

El Al 747 passenger plane is retired from service - and demolished.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2019 15:33
El Al passengers offered Sivan Rahav-Meir Torah portion lectures

El Al passengers offered Sivan Rahav-Meir Torah portion lectures

Passengers can now enjoy lectures on the portion of the week by media personality Sivan Rahav-Meir.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2019 20:52
El Al launches direct flights to Tokyo

El Al launches direct flights to Tokyo

Direct Tokyo-Tel Aviv flights to take between 11 and 12.5 hours.Ido Ben Porat, 29/05/2019 13:31
Dozens of haredi passengers sue El Al

Dozens of haredi passengers sue El Al

Haredi passengers stranded in Athens in November sue El Al for damages. El Al: We operate in accordance with the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2019 11:01
Smoke causes El Al flight to divert to Cyprus

Smoke causes El Al flight to divert to Cyprus

El Al plane making its way to Vienna lands in Larnaca due to the smell of smoke on board the plane.Ben Ariel, 22/05/2019 03:43
El Al launching a nonstop flight to Las Vegas

El Al launching a nonstop flight to Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a popular tourist spot for Israelis and El Al is meeting the demand.Sara Rubenstein, 17/05/2019 02:10