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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #840 on: February 12, 2024, 11:36:09 AM »
They rebooked me. But didn't say which class. I'm assuming not J, especially due to the large group. But I'll see when I get the email confirmation within an hour. I'm just happy to be going!
Were you originally booked in J?
It should be the same class as the original ticket.

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #841 on: February 12, 2024, 01:13:48 PM »
Ryanair cancelled all flights until May (except the flights in the next 14 days) 

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #842 on: February 12, 2024, 01:29:05 PM »
Were you originally booked in J?
It should be the same class as the original ticket.
No, original class was A
Did u get a seat already? Virgin air website is saying to go to partner airline to get seats. Elal website isn't pulling up the reservation.
Also, will we have to pick up luggage in Heathrow, or will it be checked all the way through?

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #843 on: February 12, 2024, 01:32:31 PM »
No, original class was A
Did u get a seat already? Virgin air website is saying to go to partner airline to get seats. Elal website isn't pulling up the reservation.
Also, will we have to pick up luggage in Heathrow, or will it be checked all the way through?
Use eTicket number not PNR for elal website

Regarding the baggage who is operating the second leg?

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #844 on: February 12, 2024, 02:01:00 PM »
I had 5 points tickets TLV-LHR-JFK on Virgin Atlantic. They rebooked the TLV-LHR leg on LY. When I logged into LY's website (using the ticket #) to manage my booking I saw I was able to reserve the extra space seats for free!!

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #845 on: February 12, 2024, 07:49:06 PM »
No, original class was A
Did u get a seat already? Virgin air website is saying to go to partner airline to get seats. Elal website isn't pulling up the reservation.
Also, will we have to pick up luggage in Heathrow, or will it be checked all the way through?
VS gave me the LY booking code over the phone, or as mentioned, you can login with the ticket number.

Luggage can officially be checked all the way through. Although there is increased risk of it being delayed/lost when checking in on airlines that don't often transfer to one another.

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #846 on: February 12, 2024, 07:50:43 PM »
Use eTicket number not PNR for elal website

Regarding the baggage who is operating the second leg?
Thank you. I pulled it up with the ticket number, as you suggested.
2nd leg is Virgin Atlantic.

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #847 on: February 12, 2024, 07:51:42 PM »
I had 5 points tickets TLV-LHR-JFK on Virgin Atlantic. They rebooked the TLV-LHR leg on LY. When I logged into LY's website (using the ticket #) to manage my booking I saw I was able to reserve the extra space seats for free!!
On my TLV-LHR I too was able to get the premium seats for free. But the LHR-TLV they wanted to charge me. I pass.

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #848 on: February 12, 2024, 07:53:52 PM »

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #849 on: February 13, 2024, 12:49:24 PM »
https://www.dansdeals.com/more/news/airline-news/israel-flight-change-policies-major-airlines/

@Dan VS is currently only rebooking on LY through LHR, not direct.

Booked through Chase Travel today and they are doing LY for the flight from TLV to LHR and VS for the flight from LHR to JFK.

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #850 on: February 13, 2024, 12:51:24 PM »
Booked through Chase Travel today and they are doing LY for the flight from TLV to LHR and VS for the flight from LHR to JFK.
Flight date?
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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #851 on: February 13, 2024, 04:53:16 PM »
Emirates not selling tickets until Oct 26!

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #852 on: February 13, 2024, 05:39:13 PM »
Booked through Chase Travel today and they are doing LY for the flight from TLV to LHR and VS for the flight from LHR to JFK.
Flight date?

April 7 flight from TLV and May 1 return.

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #853 on: February 14, 2024, 06:55:52 AM »
KLM finally cancelled May 2024 flight (pesach return). Booked with flying blue- only option Air France with Paris overnight.

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #854 on: February 14, 2024, 09:38:05 AM »
KLM finally cancelled May 2024 flight (pesach return). Booked with flying blue- only option Air France with Paris overnight.
I'm still seeing KLM flights starting 3/31?
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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #855 on: February 14, 2024, 10:02:00 AM »
I'm still seeing KLM flights starting 3/31?

I tried booking one before I booked with ELAL/Virgin and it got changed. I booked through Chase Travel to fly out of TLV on 4/7 on an Air France ticket with the flight leaving TLV as a KLM flight operated by AF leaving at 445 AM. I got a notification from Chase that AF changed the ticket to departing on AF at 430 PM instead. Although Priceline, Chase Travel and Skyskanner all show an AF flight operated by KLM leaving at 445 AM on 4/7, AF does not show that flight and I would assume that was why my flight was changed by AF.

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #856 on: February 14, 2024, 12:13:55 PM »
I'm still seeing KLM flights starting 3/31?

I think they’re still showing some flights but I’m sure they’ll be cancelled soon. My May 1 from TLV to AMS was cancelled and family member also had a KLM flight cancelled around pesach. Their website “travel alerts” still shows old data with cancellations and waiver only through March 30. I’ve tried for weeks to change flights in anticipation, but they wouldn’t do anything- kept saying “the flight is still operating.” I checked it yesterday after my brother got his cancellation email and the app showed the cancellation- only got email from them today.

Or maybe they still plan to operate evening flights with no overnight in TLV. My flight was morning.

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #857 on: February 14, 2024, 12:23:34 PM »
Correction- email from klm has same flight number (462) and says it’s “delayed” not cancelled. Time changed from 4:45 AM to 4:25 PM (requiring sleepover in AMS to make US connection).

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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #858 on: February 14, 2024, 04:29:57 PM »
I had a KLM/Delta flight that has a misconnect due to the KLM schedule change. Delta refuses to rebook nonstop.
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Re: Simchas Torah War - Flights Discussion Thread
« Reply #859 on: February 15, 2024, 07:22:25 AM »
Can i book a DL flight to JFK-AMS, book a LY AMS TLV and have them linked so i dont have to transfer my bags?