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Re: Farewell to El Al's 747 from NYC!
« Reply #45 on: November 03, 2019, 04:28:05 PM »
Flight attendants dressed in retro uniform.
Served free cocktails for all passenger. Hilarious captain/flight attendant description of the safety instructions and most other announcements. Overall very jolly atmosphere from most passengers.
Captain today was "not up to" having passengers enter the cockpit.
Gave out a few souvenirs toward the end of the flight and as they deplaned.

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Re: Farewell to El Al's 747 from NYC!
« Reply #46 on: November 03, 2019, 04:32:45 PM »
That's Sam at the bottom of the steps. I'm sure he'll have a detailed video of the trip shortly.

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Re: Farewell to El Al's 747 from NYC!
« Reply #47 on: November 03, 2019, 04:35:23 PM »
Thanks for sharing

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Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #48 on: November 03, 2019, 09:06:24 PM »


LY saying goodbye to the Queen of the Sky in style.

Playback of LY1747 on fr24.com
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #49 on: November 03, 2019, 09:32:10 PM »


LY saying goodbye to the Queen of the Sky in style.

Playback of LY1747 on fr24.com
Poor passengers having to travel that extra don't know how long it took, just because ELAL decided to make some news headlines!
I'm going crazy, wanna come along?

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Re: Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #50 on: November 03, 2019, 10:09:09 PM »
Poor passengers having to travel that extra don't know how long it took, just because ELAL decided to make some news headlines!

Looks like the pattern took just under two hours.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #51 on: November 03, 2019, 10:11:47 PM »
Looks like the pattern took just under two hours.
I think (read: hope) he was being sarcastic.
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Re: Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #52 on: November 03, 2019, 10:22:06 PM »
Poor passengers having to travel that extra don't know how long it took, just because ELAL decided to make some news headlines!
MUST BASH ELAL

In reality this was known a week before, and everyone on this flight chose to be on the special flight, and no one traveled extra (actually everyone traveled extra, because people flew only for the reason to be on the last 747)

MUST BASH ELAL

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Re: Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #53 on: November 03, 2019, 10:56:23 PM »
MUST BASH ELAL

In reality this was known a week before, and everyone on this flight chose to be on the special flight, and no one traveled extra (actually everyone traveled extra, because people flew only for the reason to be on the last 747)

MUST BASH ELAL
They advertised that they would make this pattern in advance?
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #54 on: November 03, 2019, 11:22:47 PM »
They advertised that they would make this pattern in advance?
Even if not but if it's as @chff says then I guess they didn't mind the extra 2 hours

But---
MUST BASH ELAL
MUST BASH ELAL
That's right the airline sucks
I'm going crazy, wanna come along?

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Re: Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #55 on: November 03, 2019, 11:27:09 PM »
They advertised that they would make this pattern in advance?

Even if not but if it's as @chff says then I guess they didn't mind the extra 2 hours

But---
MUST BASH ELAL
MUST BASH ELAL
That's right the airline sucks

See this tweet from Oct 27

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Re: Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #56 on: November 03, 2019, 11:30:16 PM »


LY saying goodbye to the Queen of the Sky in style.

Playback of LY1747 on fr24.com

Looks like the pattern took just under two hours.


I think this convo should be moved here -

https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=107429.0


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Re: Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« Reply #57 on: November 03, 2019, 11:35:25 PM »
They advertised that they would make this pattern in advance?
They added extra time to the flight plan when they made the flight back when.
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Re: Farewell to El Al's 747 from NYC!
« Reply #58 on: November 04, 2019, 09:08:03 AM »
Would even assume LY paid him to fly

Most likely - but at the same time I don't even think they have proper PR team etc in Israel

"This morning I was given special access to see her before tomorrows special farewell flight to Rome."

Read his blogpost https://samchui.com/2019/11/04/el-al-farewell-b747-by-drawing-special-747-plane-in-the-sky/#.XcAwRZpKiUk

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The seats were sold out within days. I was invited on-board these special flights as media. In fact, I think I was the only non Jewish or non Israeli passenger!

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Re: Farewell to El Al's 747 from NYC!
« Reply #59 on: November 04, 2019, 11:10:42 AM »
From Sam:
"Our flight was operated by Captain Maoz Tsur "

 ;)