Author Topic: Uh oh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander   (Read 12249 times)

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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #60 on: June 15, 2018, 04:22:04 PM »
Maybe harder and more expensive to get a landing slot?
LON was just an example. Plenty of options in western EU.
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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #63 on: June 15, 2018, 05:12:29 PM »
Anyone want to proofread/share their thoughts?
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/airlines/airline-news/el-al-diverts-flight-8-jfk-tel-aviv-twice-shamefully-flies-passengers-far-close-shabbos/
I guess I am a little late:  "where there would hae been plenty of time before Shabbos"

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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #64 on: June 15, 2018, 05:36:36 PM »
Anyone want to proofread/share their thoughts?
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/airlines/airline-news/el-al-diverts-flight-8-jfk-tel-aviv-twice-shamefully-flies-passengers-far-close-shabbos/


I asked this question on the main site but I am curious as to why it's ELAL's job to land anywhere specific before Shabbos. Aren't they "nice enough" for landing anywhere at all?  I'm just thinking "out loud" here-   not sure how I feel one way or the other.

My personal feelings aside... this article is sure to get 'outsiders' opinions that they didn't have to land at all. No?
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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #65 on: June 15, 2018, 05:39:44 PM »

I asked this question on the main site but I am curious as to why it's ELAL's job to land anywhere specific before Shabbos. Aren't they "nice enough" for landing anywhere at all?  I'm just thinking "out loud" here-   not sure how I feel one way or the other.

My personal feelings aside... this article is sure to get 'outsiders' opinions that they didn't have to land at all. No?
there's a binding agreement that they aren't allowed to fly on Shabbos, maybe someone can find some links

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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #66 on: June 15, 2018, 05:43:18 PM »
there's a binding agreement that they aren't allowed to fly on Shabbos, maybe someone can find some links
+1 They can probably get sued if they fly Pax on Shabbos.

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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #67 on: June 15, 2018, 05:44:47 PM »
there's a binding agreement that they aren't allowed to fly on Shabbos, maybe someone can find some links


So technically by their agreement they shouldn't have kept flying?
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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #68 on: June 15, 2018, 06:03:44 PM »
They'll have a wonderfull shabbos meals served by Bornstein catering.

Lol :)

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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #71 on: June 15, 2018, 07:52:26 PM »
Thoughts on this one?
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/airlines/airline-news/heres-el-al-gets-around-shabbos-flight-restrictions/
Nice and to the point. Though I still wouldn't be surprised to hear others (especially non religious Jews and non Jews) argue that its not their  problem where they land and how close to "Sabbath" they do it.
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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #72 on: June 16, 2018, 03:02:11 PM »
Anyone know how many frum pax were onboard?

a real frum person is not taking that flight, maybe light frum.


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Re: Oh uh - El Al #LY8 from JFK to Tel Aviv is diverting to Gander 
« Reply #74 on: June 16, 2018, 07:24:50 PM »
a real frum person is not taking that flight, maybe light frum.
why do you say that?