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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #466 on: November 27, 2018, 09:54:03 AM »
https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-el-al-s-big-fat-greek-mistake-1.6695413 definitely read DDMS :)
To bad more blogs don't report this part "passengers who were concerned over desecrating the Sabbath". It would give non-Jews a better understanding. 
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #467 on: November 29, 2018, 10:27:49 AM »
Stick a fork in this one until the next time?
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #468 on: November 29, 2018, 10:40:08 AM »
Stick a fork in this one until the next time?
You have any other suggestions?  :)

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #469 on: November 29, 2018, 10:47:53 AM »
You have any other suggestions?  :)
A real boycott. What percent of their passengers are religious Jews?
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #470 on: November 29, 2018, 10:53:47 AM »
A real boycott. What percent of their passengers are religious Jews?
Estimates circulated say about 20%, though on NYC and LHR routes it might be higher.

That being said, I think turning this into a "religious" issue is a mistake. The problem is their culture of disdain towards their paying customers, and absolute Israeli arrogance.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #471 on: November 29, 2018, 10:57:28 AM »
Estimates circulated say about 20%, though on NYC and LHR routes it might be higher.

That being said, I think turning this into a "religious" issue is a mistake. The problem is their culture of disdain towards their paying customers, and absolute Israeli arrogance.
OK I was under the impression they treat the religious passengers worse.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #473 on: November 29, 2018, 12:04:33 PM »
OK I was under the impression they treat the religious passengers worse.

That might be true, as I have never flown with them as a "non-religious" person. However, if you get rid of all the noise, and look just at the facts of the most recent incident, you will realize that they were equally disrespectful towards ALL passengers. It's a shame that this was allowed to become a Shomer Shabbos vs. non-Shomer Shabbos issue, when in reality the story is a story of an Airline's total disrespect for its paying customers, regardless of which box you want to put those customers into, if you are so inclined.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #474 on: November 29, 2018, 06:58:10 PM »
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #475 on: December 04, 2018, 12:01:57 PM »
thanks, definitely seems that way. was trying to figure out the Satmar connection. Amazing for a relatively young seeming fellow.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #477 on: December 05, 2018, 05:08:36 PM »
BTW - general paywall bypass for any Haaretz story, WSJ, and many more: outline.com/OriginalURL.  For example: https://outline.com/https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-el-al-s-big-fat-greek-mistake-1.6695413
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #478 on: December 05, 2018, 05:40:14 PM »
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #479 on: December 07, 2018, 08:42:08 AM »
El Al passengers stranded in Ukraine

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/255857

El Al passengers on Flight 2652 that was scheduled to take off Friday from Boryspil in Kiev to Ben Gurion Airport was delayed because of a technical problem.

As a result, the passengers will remain in a hotel in the Ukraine until Shabbat ends.

The flight was supposed to take off at 10:45 local time.

The passengers boarded the plane after a delay but as it taxied on the runway, a second malfunction became apparent and the takeoff was cancelled.

The passengers were asked to disembark. El Al apologized and said it would provide them with accommodations in Kiev.