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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2018, 06:38:02 AM »
LY8. El Al has secured hotel rooms, and Rabbi Hendel of Chabad Athens is getting shabbos food and a sefer torah to the hotel. (What a chessed! No easy feat!)


hopefully he is getting paid well by LY

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2018, 06:59:18 AM »
Never learn what? There was severe weather. DL is landing in TLV about 8:30pm
To divert to a place that can better accommodate Yidden, and allow more time before Shabbos for that accommodation.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #17 on: November 16, 2018, 06:59:57 AM »
My father is on ly 032, delayed as well they were supposed to land at 11:45am and are now landing at 2:47pm

Will he make it to yerushlaim to my new son's shulem z'?

(FYI he wanted to get off the flight but they did not let)

was he the only frum person? & if it was delayed by another hour he would also stay on board? (not blaming him, just asking)

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #18 on: November 16, 2018, 07:49:30 AM »
also in SVO, 50 frum people missed their connection to TLV, those without a visa will stay in the airport.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #19 on: November 16, 2018, 07:55:28 AM »
also in SVO, 50 frum people missed their connection to TLV, those without a visa will stay in the airport.
Unless they have Israeli passports.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2018, 07:59:29 AM »
from elal.com

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LY002 אתונה (ATH) 16/11/2018 16:30תל אביב (TLV) 16/11/2018 18:30

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2018, 08:49:32 AM »
Not landing in Rome. There is a medical emergency and they are flying to israel

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #22 on: November 16, 2018, 09:01:10 AM »
Not landing in Rome. There is a medical emergency and they are flying to israel
What is the emergency?
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #23 on: November 16, 2018, 09:02:19 AM »
What is the emergency?

To quote HRC: "what difference does it make at this point?"
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #24 on: November 16, 2018, 09:02:39 AM »
What is the emergency?
If had to guess it is that don't want to divert...
Are you allowed to get off the plane?
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #26 on: November 16, 2018, 12:39:47 PM »
Bechadrei is reporting that:

LY2 is diverting to Athens, landing at 2:45 pm with shabbos starting at 4:50 pm (instead of landing in TLV a half hour before shkiah). Approx 70 frum jews on board, many who switched from LY8. El Al has secured hotel rooms, and Rabbi Hendel of Chabad Athens is getting shabbos food and a sefer torah to the hotel. (What a chessed! No easy feat!)

LY8 is diverting to Rome, landing 3:00 pm, shabbos at 4:30. It's unknown how many frum jews are on that flight, most who were originally on it switched to LY2.


Collive Instagram has a video of some passengers on the Athens flight on the way to Chabad.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #27 on: November 17, 2018, 06:00:31 PM »
according to the reports there was 180 shomer shabos on the flight, & LY provided hotel only for the 60 who ordered glatt kosher.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #28 on: November 17, 2018, 06:34:47 PM »
Israeli media seems to be flaming antisemitism. Apparently a reporter for Israel Hayom was on the flight and tries to dispel the lies. Saying that ELAL crew lied over and over about the situation. Seems like the reason for the long delay was that part of the ELAL crew didn't get to the airport on time due to the weather.

https://www.hidabroot.org/article/1117826
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #29 on: November 17, 2018, 06:35:41 PM »
according to the reports there was 180 shomer shabos on the flight, & LY provided hotel only for the 60 who ordered glatt kosher.
LOL. Another reason to order SKML!
Source?

Does anyone who was on the flight want to be interviewed?
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