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El Al Israel Airlines


2,677 reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 41 Ben-Gurion Airport, Lod 70100 Israel 011 972 3-977-1111 Website
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    Value for Money
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    Check-in and Boarding
  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Flights were on time, cabin bags weight limits were flexible (within reason), friendly helpful crew both on the ground and on flight. Ticket price included a 23 kilo bag to go in the hold. Meals on the flight were fab!

International Economy London - Tel Aviv
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Everything was fine, except for the entertainment, which was non-existent. The planes are so old, the seats still have ashtrays... and they don't have entertainment systems - forcing passengers to watch the entertainment on their phones - not a good experience.

International Economy Johannesburg - Tel Aviv
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Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Tlv to cdg..old 777-200 in bad shape as always happen in el al old wide body jets..many peronal screen doesnt work and even if it work its not digital and not touch screem Seat is ok,leg room is poor like rynair..service ok breakfast was poor as well ussually el al food is ok, now breakfast was poor.. flight was smoot...

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International Economy Tel Aviv - Paris

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Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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The flight is very good and so pleasant, The stewarts and the hotess are so serviable and always with smile. You get all information aboard the flight. food and brevage service is very good, and always available with smile. the food is tasty - (asian vegetarian) i recommend to use the Mobile application that is very friendly. the security checks...

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International Economy Tel Aviv - Canton of Geneva

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Ra'anana, Israel
Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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the sitting is so tight, the entertainment range is limited , food is less than average. I do like them because of security buy they have to update their seats and the while attitude!

International Economy Tel Aviv - Hong Kong
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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We choose El Al because of their attention to security, convenient arrival/departure time, arrival to Heathrow airport and competitive price (compared with British or another flight arriving to Heathrow). The plane isn't new, but clean with comfortable seats and decent legroom. The kid menu was very good, the regular meal is average (on the good side). The cabin crew members...

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International Economy Tel Aviv - London

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Haifa District, Israel
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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2 hrs boarding delayed, than 1 hr sitting in the airplane because there is no open track for us in the european sky

International Economy Budapest - Tel Aviv
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Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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via mobile

We were 3 adults and 1 child and They separated our sitting all over the plan . When we arrived to the air plane they siding left us any choice and forced us to check in our hand luggages, while others used all the cabin space and brought their hand luggage’s, hats cases and even kitchen electrical machines which they...

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International Economy Tel Aviv - London

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Hermanus
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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via mobile

The tight security and long waits at check in is understood and accepted but not the way some of the passengers were treated. Further the booked baggage of several passangers was left behind. There seemed to be some technical problems which should have aeen sorted out.

International Economy Johannesburg - Tel Aviv
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
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It was Sundor flight(belongs to ELAL. The airplane was a chartered plane from Slovakia. The seating place in airplane were very dense. The crew were very polite, the food OK, but the flilght back from MALAGA to TEL AVIV left in delay of an hour.It was a direct flight to MALAGA and we pleased to travel in a direct flight...

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International Economy Tel Aviv - Malaga

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“Check in 3 hours before your flight.”
Kalampoki, 2 days ago | Read review
“Bring a large-screen device and earpieces with you.”
julievirtualeditor, 3 days ago | Read review
“use El-AL mobile app. perform check-in at home. check if the period that you flight, and come before to relax with coffee!”
870eyalb, 4 days ago | Read review
“Try to find a good price for SUNDOR flight to MALAGA. We found good price.”
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About El Al Israel Airlines
El Al Israel Airlines (LY), commonly known as El Al, is Israel's flag carrier. The airline, which is headquartered and has a hub at Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) operates non-stop flights to 45 domestic and international destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. The airline does not operate on the Jewish Sabbath and Jewish religious holidays. El Al's fleet of aircraft includes three-cabin configurations (First Class, Business Class and Economy Class), two-cabin configurations (First Class and Economy Class, or Business Class and Economy Class) and single-cabin configurations (Economy Class only). The airline operates six King David Lounges for passengers flying in premium classes.
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