Author Topic: El-al dropping UP, adding new seating options, and flying direct to San Fran!!!  (Read 5461 times)

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Finally!

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Finally!
You sound relieved or possibly excited.

I'd be much happier if a better carrier (UA, DL, or maybe something out of the box coming up with a fifth freedom flight) would announce a new route such as ORD-TLV.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: LY flights to SFO on the Dreamliner (plus a few other changes)
« Reply #17 on: January 03, 2018, 11:11:37 AM »
Why do they feel such a need to fight UA for SFO when they already have a west coast presence in LAX? They should fly to ORD instead.
They probably don't want to fight UA in their home base, SFO isn't as hard.

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Re: LY flights to SFO on the Dreamliner (plus a few other changes)
« Reply #18 on: January 03, 2018, 11:15:56 AM »
They probably don't want to fight UA in their home base, SFO isn't as hard.
Fight UA? UA doesn't have a direct flight from ORD.
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: LY flights to SFO on the Dreamliner (plus a few other changes)
« Reply #19 on: January 03, 2018, 11:17:08 AM »
Fight UA? UA doesn't have a direct flight from ORD.
Yet.

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Re: LY flights to SFO on the Dreamliner (plus a few other changes)
« Reply #20 on: January 03, 2018, 11:17:54 AM »
Yet.
Lol. I typed this sentence with that word, then went back and erased it.
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: LY flights to SFO on the Dreamliner (plus a few other changes)
« Reply #21 on: January 03, 2018, 11:19:22 AM »
Lol. I typed this sentence with that word, then went back and erased it.
Then I guess I FTFY, they probably realize that that is the next place UA will go so they are just backing off

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Why is no more LY UP a good thing? Low cost options are a good thing to have around.
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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Can someone please combine the 2 threads?
Or at least rename one for the SFO route and the other for the changes on EU routes?
It's very annoying to have 2 threads discussing the exact same thing.

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Why is no more LY UP a good thing? Low cost options are a good thing to have around.
Its not low cost, its the same price as their competition just with restrictions. I doubt the prices will be much higher, they'll still need to compete and it wont have as many restrictions as low cost.

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Re: LY flights to SFO on the Dreamliner (plus a few other changes)
« Reply #25 on: January 03, 2018, 11:40:28 AM »
Then I guess I FTFY, they probably realize that that is the next place UA will go so they are just backing off
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According to Reuters, more routes in NA are expecting to be launched...
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Maimon said El Al plans to add more long-haul routes but a decision would likely not be made until later in 2018.

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Its not low cost, its the same price as their competition just with restrictions. I doubt the prices will be much higher, they'll still need to compete and it wont have as many restrictions as low cost.
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UP allows one ways etc. while regular routes don't. But I'm assuming the one-way restriction will disappear together with that checked bag....

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Re: LY flights to SFO on the Dreamliner (plus a few other changes)
« Reply #27 on: January 03, 2018, 11:44:56 AM »
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According to Reuters, more routes in NA are expecting to be launched...
I believe the article talks about adding long-haul routes, but not necessarily in NA

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Re: LY flights to SFO on the Dreamliner (plus a few other changes)
« Reply #28 on: January 03, 2018, 11:50:44 AM »
I believe the article talks about adding long-haul routes, but not necessarily in NA
I hear. Anyhow, Maimon is stepping down shortly. So it's really up to the next CEO to make those decisions. Let's hope it's someone with brains....

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UP allows one ways etc. while regular routes don't. But I'm assuming the one-way restriction will disappear together with that checked bag....
Isn't that a good thing?