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El Al, a flag carrier of Israel, was founded in 1948 as the national airline of Israel. Its headquarters and its main hub are located at Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv. El Al serves nearly 40 destinations throughout the world.
El Al provides up to three classes of service on its flights.
Passengers traveling in First Class are provided with chauffeured service to and from the airport (does not apply to passengers upgraded to First Class or flying on a First Class award ticket). Passengers are met by a Personal Representative who will accompany them through special first-class check-in. First Class passengers also enjoy lounge access, fully lie-flat seats, personal video screens, power outlets for charging a laptop and amenity kits.
Passengers traveling in Business Class enjoy El Al's special check-in counters and have access to El Al's lounges. Depending on the aircraft, Business Class passengers also enjoy personal video screens or shared overhead monitors, amenity kits on long-haul flights and either angled lie-flat seats or recliner seats.
Passengers traveling in Economy Class on some Boeing 777s and 747s enjoy personal video screens and power outlets for charging laptops.
El Al offers a selection of meal choices and beverages, including Israeli wines, on its flights.
Personal video screens are available on Boeing 777 and 747 aircraft. Business Class passengers on Boeing 767s may reserve for free a VIDIBOX and enjoy video on demand during the flight. Other aircraft have video programming on shared overhead monitors.
Most of El Al's Boeing 777s and 747s have power outlets for connecting laptops at every seat. El Al's Boeing 767s have 110v AC power outlets in Business Class and satellite phone service in Business and Economy classes for a fee.
El Al's fleet includes the following aircraft types*:
*Please note that El Al may have several configurations of a specific aircraft type, so please check SeatGuru for seat map information and recommendations on the best seats for your flight.
El Al's partners include the following airlines:
Matmid is El Al's frequent flyer loyalty program.