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Author Topic: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread  (Read 69326 times)

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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?

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #520 on: November 06, 2017, 03:28:47 PM »
I thought they only had 2 total and 1 of those was going to LHR?
Both are going to LHR/EWR

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #521 on: November 06, 2017, 03:41:14 PM »
I thought they only had 2 total and 1 of those was going to LHR?
It's arriving in TLV in the morning then does a RT LHR and to EWR, was discussed upthread

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #522 on: November 06, 2017, 04:41:01 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
I thought they only had 2 total and 1 of those was going to LHR?
Both are going to LHR/EWR
It's arriving in TLV in the morning then does a RT LHR and to EWR, was discussed upthread

Here:

Let's try to explain how scheduling works for some who seem a bit confused.
We have 2 aircrafts:
Aircraft 1:
Departs to Newark Motzei Shabbos and arrives at 5:40am
Departs Newark at 1:30pm and arrives in TLV at 7:10am Monday morning.
It then departs at 10:15am to LHR, and leaves LHR at 3:25pm arriving in TLV about 10:15pm on Monday evening.
It then sets out to EWR again at 12:30am to arrive in EWR Tuesday morning at 5:50am
And so on....

Aircraft 2:
Departs TLV to LHR on Sunday at 10:15am and is back in TLV at 10:15pm so that it can head out to Newark for the Sunday night 12:30am flight, because the aircraft that flew to Newark Motzei Shabbos still hasn't returned and will only be arriving in TLV at 7:10am the following morning.
Then arrives back in TLV early Tuesday morning and does the Tuesday route to London, since the aircraft that did it Monday is now enroute to EWR
And so on.....
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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #523 on: November 06, 2017, 04:54:59 PM »
Here:
This sounds destined to fail spectacularly. Now there's a whole ripple affect if a delay happens on 1 of the 4 legs in the cycle. Especially once Northeast snow season starts.

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Re: El Al 787 Dreamliner Master Thread
« Reply #524 on: November 06, 2017, 05:04:34 PM »
This sounds destined to fail spectacularly. Now there's a whole ripple affect if a delay happens on 1 of the 4 legs in the cycle. Especially once Northeast snow season starts.
They're not the first airline that thought of this, actually most planes in the sky operate on such a schedule and even if there's let's say a 2 hour delay in EWR the TLV-LHR flight will still be on time.