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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #225 on: May 24, 2018, 12:15:40 AM »
is quantas the best crediting option for paid elal flights?

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #226 on: May 25, 2018, 02:01:06 PM »
Do they usually open up more PE seats for bonus tickets? Missed it by a day.

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #227 on: May 29, 2018, 03:17:33 AM »
LY just published another quarter with operating losses..
Just trying to understand the impact of these two items:

1) All 767 will be retired by year end 2018, instead of 2020.
 
2)  from the press release in Hebrew: "Changing the method of compensation for travel agents and wholesalers who work with ElAl in Israel and around the world: the company adapts itself to the trend prevailing among most of the world's leading airlines, to change the compensation model between airlines and travel agents, and will switch to a new model where agents will not be receiving a base rate, currently 5% in Israel and in a variable percentage in the countries in which the Company operates"

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #228 on: May 29, 2018, 05:59:56 AM »
LY just published another quarter with operating losses..
Just trying to understand the impact of these two items:

1) All 767 will be retired by year end 2018, instead of 2020.
 
2)  from the press release in Hebrew: "Changing the method of compensation for travel agents and wholesalers who work with ElAl in Israel and around the world: the company adapts itself to the trend prevailing among most of the world's leading airlines, to change the compensation model between airlines and travel agents, and will switch to a new model where agents will not be receiving a base rate, currently 5% in Israel and in a variable percentage in the countries in which the Company operates"
https://www.globes.co.il/news/article.aspx?did=1001238487

So how do they expect to fill their planes if they don't have the travel agents pushing their product?
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #229 on: May 29, 2018, 06:55:21 AM »
That was my question.. how does the 5% commission at LY compare with other airlines?

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #230 on: May 29, 2018, 07:36:19 AM »
https://www.globes.co.il/news/article.aspx?did=1001238487

So how do they expect to fill their planes if they don't have the travel agents pushing their product?
That was my question.. how does the 5% commission at LY compare with other airlines?
Same way agents sell others that don't offer. If LY cuts so will DL & UA - which in Israel pay on the fuel only to compete

United doesn't pay for corporate agencies in the USA any com on routes where they don't have competition, like on the SFO-TLV (till LY announced that they will fly this route - then they started to offer commission)

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #231 on: June 21, 2018, 07:50:41 PM »
Posting in the right thread this time:

Can El Al discount vouchers be combined? If so, how? Can it be booked via a TA, or only directly with El Al?

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #232 on: June 21, 2018, 07:59:05 PM »
Posting in the right thread this time:

Can El Al discount vouchers be combined? If so, how? Can it be booked via a TA, or only directly with El Al?
Yes any TA can book it for you

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #233 on: June 21, 2018, 08:16:05 PM »
Yes any TA can book it for you
Thanks. And can it be combined?

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #234 on: June 21, 2018, 08:46:32 PM »
Thanks. And can it be combined?
Oh sorry,  You can most likely not combine 2 vouchers for one ticket.

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #235 on: June 21, 2018, 11:07:35 PM »
Oh sorry,  You can most likely not combine 2 vouchers for one ticket.
Ok. Thanks!

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #236 on: June 21, 2018, 11:29:08 PM »
Oh sorry,  You can most likely not combine 2 vouchers for one ticket.
Ok. Thanks!
I would still give it a try. It cant hurt

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #237 on: June 21, 2018, 11:30:38 PM »
I would still give it a try. It cant hurt
Got it. Appreciate the help!

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #238 on: June 24, 2018, 04:26:11 AM »
What’s j class like on the tlv-yyz route ?
Seat guru tells me its angle lie flat. What’s that supposed to mean ?

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #239 on: June 24, 2018, 04:35:31 AM »
What’s j class like on the tlv-yyz route ?
Seat guru tells me its angle lie flat. What’s that supposed to mean ?
It means it reclines most of the way but it's not a fully flat bed