Author Topic: Flights cancelled - strike possible in the coming days/weeks at El Al  (Read 12577 times)

Offline ExGingi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Nov 2015
  • Posts: 2177
  • Total likes: 110
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 3
    • View Profile
  • Location: 770
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #60 on: November 15, 2016, 11:40:55 AM »
updates for today:

LHR is cancelled
BKK is delayed again from 23:00 to 5:00
EWR is delayed from 00:30 to 15:00 (!!!)
JFK (001!!) is delayed from 00:45 to 5:10
WOW.

Is there a mass exodus from LY by customers?

As for the comments above about "chareidim" I think there are 2 main reasons why they fly ELAL:

1. The halacha of או קנה מיד עמיתך,
2. Hakoras Hatov for the fact that (as a public facade) LY doesn't fly on Shabbos (everyone knows that they fly subsidiaries on Shabbos, possibly Cargo, as well as other חילולי שבת) however at least publicly, there are no LY flights scheduled for Shabbos and 1st day YomTov.

Offline Sammy82

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Silver Elite
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2011
  • Posts: 590
  • Total likes: 9
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: 5Towns
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #61 on: November 15, 2016, 11:53:22 AM »
updates for today:

LHR is cancelled
BKK is delayed again from 23:00 to 5:00
EWR is delayed from 00:30 to 15:00 (!!!)
JFK (001!!) is delayed from 00:45 to 5:10
Oh no.
Any word on if they're putting people on other flights, compensating them, etc?

Offline Hjay

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jan 2016
  • Posts: 277
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #62 on: November 15, 2016, 12:21:11 PM »
updates for today:

LHR is cancelled
BKK is delayed again from 23:00 to 5:00
EWR is delayed from 00:30 to 15:00 (!!!)
JFK (001!!) is delayed from 00:45 to 5:10
You can add EWR 1:15 delayed to 20:00 (not exact times) & on privilege. My friend is not happy.

Offline travel agent

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Nov 2013
  • Posts: 257
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #63 on: November 15, 2016, 12:34:29 PM »
I am talking about flights from TLV, of course the return flights are also delayed.

Offline Sammy82

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Silver Elite
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2011
  • Posts: 590
  • Total likes: 9
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: 5Towns
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #64 on: November 15, 2016, 12:36:20 PM »
are they offering compensation or placing people on another airline?

Offline ExGingi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Nov 2015
  • Posts: 2177
  • Total likes: 110
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 3
    • View Profile
  • Location: 770

Offline elit

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 1100
  • Total likes: 27
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #66 on: November 15, 2016, 01:41:29 PM »


updates for today:

JFK (001!!) is delayed from 00:45 to 5:10

Where are you seeing this?

Offline travel agent

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Nov 2013
  • Posts: 257
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile

Offline travel agent

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Nov 2013
  • Posts: 257
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #68 on: November 15, 2016, 03:45:23 PM »
tomorrow VIE is cancelled

Offline Sammy82

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Silver Elite
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2011
  • Posts: 590
  • Total likes: 9
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: 5Towns
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #69 on: November 15, 2016, 03:58:33 PM »
tomorrow VIE is cancelled
when they cancel, do they place the customers on other flights?
« Last Edit: November 15, 2016, 04:19:19 PM by Sammy82 »

Offline travel agent

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Nov 2013
  • Posts: 257
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #70 on: November 15, 2016, 04:07:44 PM »
they only offer refunds

Offline Sammy82

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite + Lifetime Silver Elite
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2011
  • Posts: 590
  • Total likes: 9
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
    • View Profile
  • Location: 5Towns
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #71 on: November 15, 2016, 04:19:54 PM »
they only offer refunds
No sort of compensation?

Offline Cashman

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jun 2011
  • Posts: 411
  • Total likes: 0
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: New Jersey
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #72 on: November 15, 2016, 05:14:06 PM »
No sort of compensation?
Friend of mine said he got free tickets for future travel

Offline ExGingi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Nov 2015
  • Posts: 2177
  • Total likes: 110
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 3
    • View Profile
  • Location: 770
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #73 on: November 16, 2016, 06:39:15 AM »
As I said, messing with the flagship flight 001 is major.

Here's an article by an agent who admits to being very close to ELAL who just announced that he's suspending sales of ELAL tickets.

http://col.org.il/חדשות_חבד_EL_AL_WE_HAVE_A_PROBLEM__מילה_של_קמיסר_100848.html

I am guessing that this will now get worked out, and ELAL will slash prices in order to regain customers, which will result in other airlines matching.
« Last Edit: November 16, 2016, 01:20:48 PM by AsherO »

Offline travel agent

  • Dansdeals Platinum Elite
  • ****
  • Join Date: Nov 2013
  • Posts: 257
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: Flights cancelled - strike posibble in the coming days/weeks at El Al
« Reply #74 on: November 16, 2016, 10:42:39 AM »
HKG is cancelled for tonight.
PEK is delayed from 21:30 to 10:00
« Last Edit: November 16, 2016, 10:59:14 AM by travel agent »