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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3000 on: November 27, 2023, 02:36:00 AM »
Is this in preparation for cyber Monday sale?


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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3001 on: November 27, 2023, 03:43:36 PM »
Did LY remove the option to book online using vouchers? Not seeing it on the payment page.

Working again, but the flight I was trying to book is up by $200 >:(
(They pushed the cheapest fares for EWR-TLV from 2/1 to 2/21)
Iím assuming thereís nothing to do, but Iím really upset they blocked the voucher option exactly on the day I needed to book.

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3002 on: November 27, 2023, 03:51:51 PM »

Working again, but the flight I was trying to book is up by $200 >:(
(They pushed the cheapest fares for EWR-TLV from 2/1 to 2/21)
Iím assuming thereís nothing to do, but Iím really upset they blocked the voucher option exactly on the day I needed to book.
any agent can still do in GDS..
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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3003 on: November 28, 2023, 04:41:39 PM »
Which are not commissionable since the introduction of the "protect" program

Hence everyone is confused now...
"The voucher from the Voucher program and only them are commissionable.
Voucher from refunds are not commissionable.

A memo will be sent out to inform US agents about this."
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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3005 on: November 30, 2023, 07:23:52 AM »
(Bloomberg) - El Al Presses Ahead With Flight-Plan Overhaul Amid Hamas War

By Anthony Palazzo

- Israelís El Al airline said itís made major operational changes to maintain services following the attacks on Israel by Hamas in October and the conflict in Gaza thatís followed.  

The flagship carrier has overhauled its route network, adding some destinations and removing others, while bolstering cargo flights as other operators pulled back, it said in a statement. El Al has introduced a voucher program allowing passengers to book future flights, with 10% of the proceeds going toward assisting war victims in Israel.

The changes are part of a broader effort to stabilize El Alís business after the war discouraged tourism to the region and forced the airline to reroute aircraft from overflying hostile areas. Most foreign airlines have stopped flying to Tel Avivís Ben Gurion airport and arenít expected to return before year-end. 

Altogether, traffic at Ben Gurion is down about 80% from levels expected prior to the war, El Al said. The airline added about 150 flights, including to New York, Bangkok and Madrid, in the first few weeks after the beginning of the war to help people leave the country or bring home security and rescue personnel, as well as equipment and medical teams. 

The cargo effort is also helping to maintain outside connections, bringing in essential equipment. El Al said itís converted one passenger aircraft for cargo use.
 
As it adds services, El Al has also suspended flights to destinations including Istanbul, Marrakesh in Morocco, and Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. The carrier brought forward seasonal route closures to locations including Tokyo, Dublin and Nice in France, while postponing new services to Mumbai and Delhi.

Altogether, the airline said it expects 5-10% decrease in capacity during the current fourth quarter, measured in available seat kilometers, or seats offered multiplied by distance flown. 

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3006 on: November 30, 2023, 10:28:09 AM »
Anyone heard anything about an incident that happened on today's flight from CDG to TLV. Apparently a fight broke out? Can't find any reports on this...

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3007 on: November 30, 2023, 10:42:00 AM »
Anyone heard anything about an incident that happened on today's flight from CDG to TLV. Apparently a fight broke out? Can't find any reports on this...
https://www.israelhayom.co.il/travel/tourism-news/article/14889848?amp=1
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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3008 on: December 03, 2023, 01:41:33 PM »
I just cancelled a fully refundable ticket over the phone, and the rep said a refund takes 60 days. He wouldn't give me any more information. Sounds nuts, can anyone confirm timeline for refunds?

EDIT Looks like per DOT they have to refund within 7 days: https://arc.net/l/quote/ahxpwyvd
« Last Edit: December 03, 2023, 01:50:23 PM by Triple Canopy »

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3009 on: December 03, 2023, 06:47:22 PM »

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3010 on: December 03, 2023, 10:25:57 PM »
I just cancelled a fully refundable ticket over the phone, and the rep said a refund takes 60 days. He wouldn't give me any more information. Sounds nuts, can anyone confirm timeline for refunds?

EDIT Looks like per DOT they have to refund within 7 days: https://arc.net/l/quote/ahxpwyvd
I canceled a ticket booked on ElAl within 24 hours of booking (did it by phone).  It took one month to get a refund from ElAl.

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3011 on: Yesterday at 05:14:20 AM »
#How #is #adding #hashtags #increasing #visibilty?
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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3012 on: Yesterday at 05:15:19 AM »
Lol

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3013 on: Yesterday at 11:13:59 AM »
Lol
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Re: EL AL
« Reply #3014 on: Yesterday at 10:26:09 PM »
Is it possible to check in for an LY late afternoon / evening flight at JFK early in the day, when check in is open for the early afternoon flight? Or do they only process one flight at a time? Thanks.