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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #510 on: January 01, 2019, 12:06:40 PM »
the thread title should be changed to "Hate on elal Master thread"

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #511 on: January 01, 2019, 01:03:47 PM »
These flights seem oddly pretty empty I must say..


I just flew Elal EWR-TLV on 12/26 and TLV-EWR on 12/30 and both flights didnít have one empty seat.

On that note- it was my first time flying LY in close to 20 years and I was very impressed with the both flight crews. I wasnít even yelled at once, which was somewhat of a disappointment.

There was also a chareidi man sitting in an aisle seat next to a woman and asking everyone if theyíd switch with him and nobody did. So he finally took his seat when it was time for takeoff. Didnít make a scene. I was surprised when I checked the news the following day that this incident wasnít reported by any news outlets. 
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #512 on: January 01, 2019, 02:36:15 PM »
Need to make sure this get to Israeli MSM ASAP.

Any video footage? Without that it's just a case of VOIDH!

Someone actually took out their cell phone to video, and flight crew told them to put it away.

Don't know if this was El Al, though.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #513 on: January 01, 2019, 02:37:21 PM »
On that note- it was my first time flying LY in close to 20 years
How come you decided to fly LY after a 20 years break?

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #514 on: January 01, 2019, 02:45:54 PM »
How come you decided to fly LY after a 20 years break?
It was a short trip and I needed very specific flight times to maximize time on the ground and minimize time away from family and work. It also happened to be the cheapest.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #515 on: January 01, 2019, 03:13:07 PM »
I wasnít even yelled at once,
Happens once in 20 Years.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #516 on: January 01, 2019, 06:25:24 PM »
Happens once in 20 Years.
Very wise comment, though that was in 2 directions so it's at least twice in 20 yrs...
Jokes aside, as noted in the past, most who bash the airline haven't even ever flown it.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #517 on: January 01, 2019, 06:41:26 PM »
Not true
Iíve flown it till I realized every airline is possibly better
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #518 on: January 01, 2019, 06:51:03 PM »
Not true
Iíve flown it till I realized every airline is possibly better
Are you most?

Very wise comment, though that was in 2 directions so it's at least twice in 20 yrs...
Jokes aside, as noted in the past, most who bash the airline haven't even ever flown it.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #519 on: January 01, 2019, 07:32:10 PM »
Are you most?
Am I?

Though TBH I've also had very bad experience with IB, but IINM that was before they became part of IAG. Booked on them for a February flight.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #520 on: January 01, 2019, 10:50:17 PM »
Not true
Iíve flown it till I realized every airline is possibly better
Correct I used to fly exclusive ELAL, till I Once had no choice and flew united, I  felt like I discovered the 8th continent.

BTW where do you take that MOST from?

to test if a company/person is good isn't when everything goes smooth, it's how they handle issues that arise, ELAL would most of the time if possible make YOU the problem.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #521 on: January 02, 2019, 09:25:59 AM »
Very wise comment, though that was in 2 directions so it's at least twice in 20 yrs...
Jokes aside, as noted in the past, most who bash the airline haven't even ever flown it.
I should have added that DL and UA are still better.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #522 on: January 02, 2019, 09:51:33 AM »
I should have added that DL and UA are still better.
Totally different corporate DNA.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #523 on: January 06, 2019, 08:52:24 AM »
Just got word from a family member that's on EK flight IST-DXB. Plane moved from gate with passengers still standing in the aisles.

Flight attendants trying to convince people to switch seats while passengers standing in aisles and plane taxiing. No shouting, just people refusing to sit. Eventually everyone sat down and plane took off.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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