EL AL Israel Airlines Flights

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd, trading as El Al, is the flag carrier of Israel. It operates scheduled domestic and international services and cargo flights, serving approximately 45 destinations in Europe, North America, Africa, and the Near and Far East. Its main base is at Ben Gurion International Airport in the outskirts of Tel Aviv.

Why Fly with El Al Israel Airlines

How to Check In

El Al passengers have three options for checking in: Express Check-in online, through a smartphone device, or through Express Check-in stands at the airport. Checking in online via a laptop and Internet connection can easily be done any time between 24 to three hours prior to departure. This allows the passenger to select their own seats. For flights leaving Israel, there is no more need to print the boarding ticket. Simply bring your passport for a security check and flight check-in. El Al also offers a service wherein the passenger can download the EL AL app to their smartphone to acquire their boarding pass on the phone, which they can then use to quickly go through the check-in counters, at Passport Control, at Duty Free Shops, at the boarding gate, and upon entering the plane. Passengers may also use Express Check-in by text messaging (SMS). Passengers unable to check-in hours before can do so through the self-check-in kiosks at the airport. All services are convenient, user-friendly, and best of all, free!

Baggage Allowance & Fees

The total weight of hand luggage allowed for economy class and economy plus is eight kilograms, for business class is 20 kilograms, and for first class is 24 kilograms. First and business class passengers are allowed to carry on board a laptop case. Baggage allowances on El Al aircraft are one item weighing 23 kilograms for economy class and economy plus passengers, a maximum of two items weighing 32 kilograms for business class passengers, and a maximum of three items weighing 32 kilograms for first class passengers.

Inflight Food

El Al offers its guests a rich and varied menu, with mouth-watering specialty dishes created by one of the leading chefs in Israel and the airline's Head Chef Moshe Segev. El Al always makes sure to serve only fresh meals with minimum preservatives. Types of special dishes served are poultry meals, fish meal, fruit meal, pure vegetarian meal, vegetarian meal with dairy products and egg products, Asiatic vegetarian meal, Hindi meal, and Jain vegetarian meal. Other types are low sugar meal, reduced gluten meal, low salt meal, low lactose meal, and Glatt (strictly kosher) meal. However, it is not guaranteed that no incidental contact with peanuts and their products occurs during the preparation of the food. The airline also cannot prevent other passengers from carrying peanuts (and their derivative products) on the flight. Passengers who are allergic to peanuts are recommended to take preventive action to reduce the danger of an allergic reaction throughout the duration of the flights, such as bringing own food or carrying an epi-pen or other medication for treatment in case of an anaphylactic shock.

Inflight Entertainment

The entertainment system on El Al flights vary depending on the type of aircraft. On El Al’s 747 and 777 aircraft, passengers will be able to choose from a great selection of entertainment programs and stream it through their personal devices. On some of El Al’s 767 and 737-900 planes, there is an even larger selection of programs, including films, series, music audio and video, entertainment for children, games, and more. In addition, a digital edition of Atmosphere magazine is available, offering information on culture, leisure, and destinations in Israel and the other countries served by El Al.

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Airline Address

Ben Gurion International Airport

Central District, Israel

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