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Author Topic: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread  (Read 156300 times)

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #500 on: October 27, 2017, 04:36:28 PM »
PE 787 day flight or Business 747 night flight.
Which would you choose?
Joke?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #501 on: October 27, 2017, 04:43:51 PM »
Seriously...avod...day flight....new aircraft.... Same food...???
On BA the PE is far less cramped than the club! Correct not a bed, but a better seat.
What's your poshet tzad?
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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #502 on: October 29, 2017, 09:33:00 AM »
Anyone hear a detailed report on PE?

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #503 on: October 29, 2017, 12:22:10 PM »
Anyone hear a detailed report on PE?

This guy flew in PE on the inaugural flight.  I'd say he's Israel's premier travel blogger. (In Hebrew)

https://flying-out.com/2017/09/12/first-ly-dreamliner-flight/

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #504 on: October 29, 2017, 01:29:37 PM »
This guy flew in PE on the inaugural flight.  I'd say he's Israel's premier travel blogger. (In Hebrew)

https://flying-out.com/2017/09/12/first-ly-dreamliner-flight/
This says it all:

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בשערים סמוכים חנו מטוסי דרימליינר אחרים של החברות יונייטד, אייר קנדה והיינאן. לידם חנה גם מטוס
A359 של קתאי.
זו הייתה תזכורת מצוינת שאלעל לא עושה כאן צעד גדול קדימה בהשוואה מול חברות אחרות אלא רק עושה צעד גדול קדימה מבחינתה. הבעיה היא שאלעל לא מתחרה עם עצמה אלא מתחרה עם חברות אחרות בנתב״ג.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #505 on: October 29, 2017, 03:23:26 PM »
This says it all:

Yeah he's a great read, extremely worldly and insightful (especially for a sabra with only an Israeli passport and no access to U.S. cards and whatnot).  I feel okay listing it here because it's Hebrew-only and entirely TLV-centric, with sprinklings about his deals and  journeys elsewhere.

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #506 on: October 29, 2017, 03:30:29 PM »
To restate what might be obvious to DDFers, but for some reason not to the tone deaf people calling the shots at ELAL:

הבעיה היא שאלעל לא מתחרה עם עצמה אלא מתחרה עם חברות אחרות בנתב״ג.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #507 on: October 29, 2017, 04:45:19 PM »
He says as a plat he gets free PE. Is that still true, or have they fixed that?
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #508 on: October 29, 2017, 04:50:33 PM »
He says as a plat he gets free PE. Is that still true, or have they fixed that?

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כבעל סטטוס פלטינום במועדון הנוסע המתמיד אני נהנה מגישה חופשית למושבים מועדפים בטיסות אלעל ולשמחתי המערכת איפשרה לי לבחור כל מושב במטוס לרבות המושבים של מחלקת פרימיוםאקונומי החדשה (שלא משווקת כמחלקת שירות נפרדת בטיסות ללונדון והנוסעים בה מקבלים שירות של מחלקת התיירים)

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #509 on: October 29, 2017, 04:54:47 PM »
He says as a plat he gets free PE. Is that still true, or have they fixed that?
I think anyone can get it for free to/from LHR.

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #510 on: October 29, 2017, 05:16:28 PM »
I think anyone can get it for free to/from LHR.
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Only Gold+ and high fare class tickets

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #511 on: October 29, 2017, 05:24:10 PM »
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Only Gold+ and high fare class tickets
Is every 1 way a high fare class? I booked someone a 1 way for $800 and I was able to choose those seats.

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #512 on: October 29, 2017, 05:33:48 PM »
Is every 1 way a high fare class? I booked someone a 1 way for $800 and I was able to choose those seats.
Yes. A one way is either S or Y. Preferred seating is available for M, S, and Y. I just hope you tried a competent TA before spending that much on a one way ticket

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #513 on: October 29, 2017, 05:35:19 PM »
Yes. A one way is either S or Y. Preferred seating is available for M, S, and Y. I just hope you tried a competent TA before spending that much on a one way ticket
And in case you haven't yet, the above fare classes are all fully refundable at no cost, so it's not too late...

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #514 on: October 29, 2017, 05:38:45 PM »
Yes. A one way is either S or Y. Preferred seating is available for M, S, and Y. I just hope you tried a competent TA before spending that much on a one way ticket
I tried everything there was nothing to do for that date (the passenger wanted only LY or BA)

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #515 on: October 29, 2017, 07:23:14 PM »
To restate what might be obvious to DDFers, but for some reason not to the tone deaf people calling the shots at ELAL:

הבעיה היא שאלעל לא מתחרה עם עצמה אלא מתחרה עם חברות אחרות בנתב״ג.
I happened to be driving on Avalon this evening and the Radio was on while they were giving a news briefing. The last news item was that LY28 from Newark was delayed due to technical issues and will only be departing in the morning.

I guess it's no wonder that a company that feels so important that such an item is newsworthy for the general public, which might be as large as hundreds of thousands, is oblivious to the fact that some people will just choose what they perceive as the best service provider, rather than just being proud of a "national carrier" and consider them as the only option.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #516 on: October 29, 2017, 08:01:05 PM »
Yes. A one way is either S or Y. Preferred seating is available for M, S, and Y. I just hope you tried a competent TA before spending that much on a one way ticket
Likely only Y/S were available where fake return doesn't help.
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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #517 on: November 06, 2017, 12:12:15 PM »
If they only have 1 Dreamliner going between TLV and EWR, does that mean the 787 is only on alternate days from Newark?

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #518 on: November 06, 2017, 12:37:14 PM »
If they only have 1 Dreamliner going between TLV and EWR, does that mean the 787 is only on alternate days from Newark?
they have 2 already so they have it every night

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #519 on: November 06, 2017, 03:08:14 PM »
I thought they only had 2 total and 1 of those was going to LHR?