#El Al

How An El Al 707 That Never Flew For Lufthansa Got Its Livery

Today, almost 300 parts of a former El Al Boeing 707 went up for auction, alongside another Boeing 707 and other miscellaneous aircraft parts. Interestingly, the El Al Boeing 707 was turned into pieces in an old Lufthansa livery, despite never flying for the airline. But how did it end up in this paint scheme? Simple Flying decided to find out.
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El Al is asking for a Israeli state aid package

El Al Israel Airlines has announced it has requested $100 million in state aid from the Israeli government due to the government’s strict COVID-19 travel restrictions. The flag carrier has suffered due to its large loss of traffic and has reported a financial loss in the past three years. More...
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El Al demands $100m compensation from state over damage to its business | News

Israeli flag-carrier El Al is demanding compensation of $100 million from the government, to offset the effect of state decisions on the airline’s operations. “It is no secret that El Al is in the deepest crisis in its history,” the carrier says, in a communication to the finance ministry, adding that it has been forced to take “drastic measures to ensure the company’s survival” – including dismissing nearly 2,000 personnel, about a third of its workforce.
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Israel’s El Al Warns It May Not Survive Without $100 Million State Aid

The carrier's CEO, and others, said the country's aviation sector was "perched above a slippery slope." Israeli authorities won't be able to argue with that. Israel’s flag carrier El Al said on Thursday it requested $100 million in compensation from the government for its strict Covid-19 travel policies and asked the prime minister to help end a stalemate in bailout talks.

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Air China’s A350 to be launch customer of new Recaro ‘Suites’

Air China has just announced it will bring a brand new Business Class seat to 10 of its A350s. While the carrier has a diverse selection of business class seats depending on which aircraft you are travelling on – the latest A350 seats might not be the most spacious, but they might just be the most private yet.

Israel: El Al is cutting another 1.500 employees

The airline El Al is about to cut 1.500 jobs. There are also plans to reduce the fleet by 26 machines and to give up the Sun d'Or charter brand. The union has already announced resistance. El Al wants to reduce the current fleet of 45 aircraft to 29 or...

El Al plans 1,500 more layoffs, selling 16 planes

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) The management of El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. has presented drastic changes designed to cope with the financial crisis caused by the ongoing Covid pandemic. Management wants to sell 16 planes and lay-off 1,500 employees, Trend reports with reference to Globes . El Al currently...

Israeli airlines demand government bailout for COVID losses

Israel’s flagship airline and two other local carriers demanded on Thursday that the government provide them with financial and regulatory support, warning that otherwise they could collapse due to the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on the travel industry. A letter signed by the CEOs of El Al, Arkia and Israir —...

What Happened To American Airlines’ Boeing 767s?

The 767-200 According to, American Airlines’ least numerous variant of the 767 was the 767-200, the family’s original model. The carrier flew 12 of these aircraft, with the first pair arriving in November 1982, and another the following month. This was the same year that it entered service with fellow US legacy carrier United Airlines (that September).