About El Al Israel Airlines (LY) Flights
Founded in the year 1948, El Al Airlines is the national airline of Israel. The airline that is headquartered at the Ben Gurion Airport in Israel operated its very first flight in September 1948. The maiden flight that flew from Geneva to Tel Aviv brought home Israel’s first President, Professor Haim Weizmann, who was on a diplomatic visit to Geneva. A year later, the airline started operating commercial flights to Rome and Paris.
The airline has its own frequent flyer club, Matmid Club. Members of the club earn points by making successful El Al Israel Airlines Bookings. Apart from earning points, the members also get to enjoy special benefits and members-only offers while booking El Al Israel Airlines tickets. The earned points can be used to upgrade to a higher class, priority seat selection, extra baggage and much more.
Connectivity & Fleet Size
The airline operates scheduled domestic & international services and cargo flights within Israel and to Europe, Middle East, Americas, Africa and the Far East. As per the official sources, the fleet of El Al Airlines consists of 43 aircraft in service and orders have been placed for another 16 aircraft. Book El Al Israel Airlines flights to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Eilat, Los Angeles and Orlando.
Services and Amenities
Reserve your El Al Israel Airlines Tickets to feel home away from home with extensive range of in-flights services and amenities.
In-flight Entertainment – A rich in-flight entertainment experience awaits you on your next El Al Israel Airlines flight. The entertainment services onboard will ensure that you spend pleasant and enjoyable time on your journey. Choose from new films to entertainment programs to enjoy your time. Also available onboard is a choice of Israeli and international music channels. The in-flight entertainment depends on the aircraft type, so visit the airline’s website for an exact description of the services.
In-flight Magazine – Atmosphere, the in-flight magazine offers detailed information about various destinations of the airline and places to see in Israel.
Food and Beverages – Passengers onboard El Al Israel Airlines flights are served in-flight food and beverages crafted by El Al’s chefs. You can choose anything from Israeli and international menus. The food and drinks served online are prepared using minimum preservatives. Also, special meals to meet special needs are offered on board. Types of special meals served on board El Al Airlines flights include Poultry Meal, Fish Meal, Fruit Meal, Low Sugar Meal, Low Salt Meal, Pure Veg Meal, Hindi Meal, Asiatic Veg Meal and Jain Veg Meal.
Hand Baggage – Economy class flyers are permitted to carry only one luggage unit with its maximum dimensions not exceeding 56 cm (length) x 45 cm (width) x 25 cm (depth). The maximum dimension of 115 cm includes wheels, side pockets and handles. The total weight of such a hand baggage should not exceed 8 kgs.
Business and First class passengers flying on El Al Airlines flights can carry two pieces of hand baggage. The total permitted weight for business class flyers is 20 kgs and 24 kgs for First Class. The dimensions of such pieces of hand baggage should not exceed 56 cm (length) x 45 cm (width) x 25 cm (depth).
Checked Baggage – Economy class flyers are permitted to carry only one checked baggage with maximum weight of 23 kgs. The Business class and First class flyers can carry two and three pieces of checked baggage respectively with each bag weighing not more than 32 kgs. Infants flying on El Al Airlines flights are allowed to check-in one baggage weighing not over 10 kgs. The maximum permitted dimension for a piece of baggage is 158 cm (length + width + depth).