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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Gurion_Airport#Airlinesanddestinations

Austria
Vienna – Austrian Airlines, El Al, WizzAir (begins June 2018) Bluebird Airways

Belgium
Brussels – Brussels Airlines, El Al, Ryan Air

BULGARIA
Sofia – Bulgaria Air, El Al, WizzAir
Varna – WizzAir

Canada
Montreal – Air Canada (from May to Jan.), Air Transat (summer only)
Toronto – Air Canada, Air Transat (begins June 2018), El Al
Many travelers from Canada connect via Europe – popular airlines for connecting with good fares and convenient times include Turkish Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, and Swiss.

China
Beijing – El Al, Hainan Airlines
Guangzhou – Hainan Airlines (begins in 2018)
Hong Kong – Cathay Pacific, El Al
Shanghai – Hainan Airlines
Shenzhen – Hainan Airlines (begins in 2018)

Cyprus
Larnaca – Arkia, Cobalt, Cyprus Air, El Al UP, TUS Air
Paphos – Ryanair

Czech Republic
Prague – El Al/UP, Smartwings,

Denmark
Copenhagen – Norweigan Air Shuttle

France
Paris – Air France, Arkia, ASL (begins summer 2018), easyJet, El Al, Transavia, XL Airways France
Lyon – Transavia, easyJet (from spring 2018)
Bordeaux – easyJet (from spring 2018)
Marseille – El Al
Nice – Air France (seasonal), Israir, easyJet (from spring 2018)

Germany
Baden-Baden – Ryanair
Berlin – easyJet (Schonefeld and Tegel), Germania (Tegel), El Al/UP (Schonefeld), Israir (Schonefeld)
Dusseldorf – Germania,
Frankfurt – El Al, Lufthansa
Hamburg – Germania
Munich – Arkia, El Al, Lufthansa
Nuremberg – Germania
Stuttgart – Arkia (seasonal), Israir (seasonal)

Greece
Athens – Aegean Airlines, Alitalia, El Al
Seasonal and charter flights are available from many of the Greek Islands

Hungary
Budapest – El Al/UP, Wizz Air
Debrecen – WizzAir

Iceland
Rejkjavik – WOW Air

India
Mumbai – El Al
New Delhi – Air India

Italy
Rome – Alitalia, El Al, Vueling, Ryanair
Milan – easyJet, El Al, Ryanair
Florence – Vueling (summer only)
Naples – easyJet
Venice – El Al, easyJet
Verona – El Al

Latvia
Riga – Air Baltic, WizzAir

Lithuania
Vilnius  – WizzAir

Netherlands
Amsterdam – easyJet, El Al, KLM, Transavia
Eindhoven – Transavia

Poland
Gdansk – LOT, Ryanair
Katowice – Wizz Air
Krakow – Ryanair, Sun DOr (El Al)
Lublin -LOT
Poznan – LOT, Ryanair
Rzeszow – LOT
Warsaw – El Al, LOT, Wizz Air
Wroclaw – LOT, Ryanair

ROMANIA
Bucharest – BlueAir, El Al, Tarom, Wizz Air
Cluj – BlueAir, WizzAir
Craiova – WizzAir
Iasi – Tarom, WizzAir
Timisoara – WizzAir

Slovakia
Bratislava – Smartwings (seasonally)

South Africa
Johannesburg – El Al
Many travelers from South Africa fly via Addis Ababa with Ethiopian Airlines

Spain
Barcelona – Air Europa (seasonally) El Al, Norweigan Air Shuttle, Vueling
Madrid – Air Europa, El Al, Iberia, Smartwings (seasonally)
Tenerife-South – Smartwings (seasonally)

Sweden
Stockholm – Norwegian Air Shuttle

Switzerland
Geneva – easyJet, El Al
Basel – easyJet
Zurich – El Al, Swiss

Thailand
Bangkok – Arkia (begins July 2018), El Al

Turkey
Istanbul – Atlas Global, Pegasus, Turkish Airlines

United Kingdom

London – British Airways (Heathrow), easyJet (Luton and Gatwick), El Al (Luton and Heathrow), WizzAir (Luton)
Manchester – easyJet, Sun DOR (seasonal)

USA
Boston – El Al
Los Angeles – El Al
Miami – El Al
New York City – Delta (JFK), El Al (JFK and Newark), United (Newark)
San Francisco – United Airlines, El Al (begins May 2019)
Las Vegas - El Al

HT: ItsYehuda
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https://www.touristisrael.com/full-list-flights-tel-aviv-israel/12331/

« Last edited by yman on November 06, 2019, 01:31:17 PM »

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1800 on: July 31, 2019, 09:21:27 AM »
Havent they downgraded the route from the 350-0 to the 350-9? At least on the flights I have been with them, it used to be on the 10 and now its back to the older 9. I figured they are not selling as well.
First of all it's the "1000" again in September, secondly the difference between the 2 aircraft is not too significant and shouldn't really indicate the routes success.
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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1801 on: August 01, 2019, 06:25:02 AM »
First of all it's the "1000" again in September, secondly the difference between the 2 aircraft is not too significant and shouldn't really indicate the routes success.

They had promoted the fact that they were going to fly the 1000 to Israel and then it disappeared. I figured they have been having some issues.

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1802 on: August 01, 2019, 06:27:49 AM »
Any reviews on using hulyo for last minute flights.  Can you pick  seats?

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1803 on: August 01, 2019, 07:24:24 AM »
Any reviews on using hulyo for last minute flights.  Can you pick  seats?
You can’t pick seats (on most airlines). Otherwise everything’s smooth.

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1804 on: August 04, 2019, 07:29:25 AM »
could the wide-body have been the 747 freighter?
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ly882
Spotted this one this week. Doesn't have the IL flag on the tail. Just has El Al printed on the front. They don't conceal this one (visible on all flight tracking sites), as apparently their agreement with the rabbonim was only about not flying passengers.

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1805 on: August 04, 2019, 07:57:22 AM »
as apparently their agreement with the rabbonim was only about not flying passengers.
That's been proven many times

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1806 on: August 04, 2019, 08:07:59 AM »
Not sure if this belongs here, in the El Al thread or one of its own...
In recent weeks, planes into TLV have been flying a new path in Israel in which they fly over Modiin/Modiin Illit and some PA territory at low altitude upon landing. It seems to be switching back and forth on different days of the week, hours of the day etc. (IINM it's based on which runway they are using for landing. TLV has 3(?) runways in a triangle shape and that can cause significant changes in path when switching runways)
https://www.kikar.co.il/324642.html
https://www.kikar.co.il/324903.html

After last week Shabbos, there seems to have been an outcry from residents who claimed they saw El Al planes flying overhead on Shabbos. El Al's CEO responded denying any flights on Shabbos and claiming the reported flights may be a confusion with codeshare flights with other airlines.
https://www.jdn.co.il/breakingnews/1176019/

This week Shabbos, I was in Modiin Illit, and it was quite a thrill to sit on the porch Shabbos afternoon plane spotting with the kids (unlike in Boro Park where we have no clue from where all those planes headed to LGA are coming from - knowing a lot about flights into TLV makes it that much more interesting. Like seeing UA from SFO and AC from YYZ [10am] etc.) Anyhow, sure enough, between 6:45pm and 7:20pm I personally watched 4 El Al marked planes with the regular El Al livery flying overhead.
I'm very well aware that El Al doesn't have any scheduled flights on Shabbos. Just curious if anyone knows more info on what these can be. Are they "ferry flights" being flown empty to TLV to operate M"S flights (which would be a serious halacha concern for a frum passenger flying M"S CMIIW)? Or does El Al lease aircraft to other airlines over the weekend? The JDN article assumes they may be flying as Sun D'or, but to the best of my knowledge, Sun D'or does not operate that many flights that would have 4 flights landing in such a short period of time.
Would love to hear if anyone knows more about what these LY aircraft flying Shabbos are all about.

https://www.jdn.co.il/breakingnews/1181447/

It just seems like they are concealing or forging a lot of flight data to the tracking sites to cover this up. For example, on the Sun D'or website one can purchase a ticket this coming shabbos from LJU to TLV. In the GDS (and on OTAs) the only one operating that route next week is 6H (Israir) on a A320. Is El Al operating those flights under the 6H flag and concealing the aircraft type to try to cover up? This past Shabbos afternoon there were about a hanful of El Al marked 737s flying overhead. NONE of them are accounted for on the arrivals page on flightradar24... Though, there are plenty of 6H flights (A320) from similar destinations to those that Sun D'or website shows.
For those not familiar, LY fleet consists of exclusively Boeing aircraft.

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1807 on: August 04, 2019, 08:10:11 AM »
That's been proven many times
But according to the latest report by JDN (cited above), they confirmed many passenger flights with El Al staff, too.

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1808 on: August 04, 2019, 08:11:31 AM »
Spotted this one this week. Doesn't have the IL flag on the tail. Just has El Al printed on the front. They don't conceal this one (visible on all flight tracking sites), as apparently their agreement with the rabbonim was only about not flying passengers.
IINM LY recently announced that they are exiting this business (air freight).
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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1809 on: August 04, 2019, 08:21:36 AM »
IINM LY recently announced that they are exiting this business (air freight).
Source?
Meaning in another few months TLV will no longer see any 4 engine aircraft?  :(

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1810 on: August 04, 2019, 08:35:10 AM »
Source?
Meaning in another few months TLV will no longer see any 4 engine aircraft?  :(

Not exactly. They've supposedly already retired their 747 freightliner and got into a cooperation agreement with AirBridge to fly Liege-TLV-Moscow.

https://www.port2port.co.il/article/הובלה-אווירית/חברות-תעופה/אל-על-מטענים-הכריזה-על-שת%D7%B4פ-אסטרטגי-עם-AirBridge/
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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1811 on: August 05, 2019, 09:50:56 AM »
I meant it’s a good FB redemption US-TLV. I booked JFK-MXP-TLV in August for 29K+95$
Can you please help me find this? You checked on Alitalia? Looking for August 13-22

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1812 on: August 05, 2019, 10:22:27 AM »
Can you please help me find this? You checked on Alitalia? Looking for August 13-22
Check on Air France. The way back from TLV is much harder to find then from NY

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1813 on: August 08, 2019, 06:53:29 AM »
AA coming back to TLV

https://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-5565829,00.html

First Flight DFW-TLV Sept 9th 2020

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Re: Ex-TLV Routes and Flights Discussions
« Reply #1814 on: August 08, 2019, 06:59:51 AM »
AA coming back to TLV

https://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-5565829,00.html

First Flight DFW-TLV Sept 9th 2020
In more than a year? Oh well...
They probably chose DFW to be eligible for a grant from the IL government.