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How the Rebbe helped strengthen El Alplayer

How the Rebbe helped strengthen El Al

Rabbi Dr. Chaim Shine relates the advice the Lubavitcher Rebbe gave in the late 1970s to his uncle, who was an El Al executive.

Israeli stewardess arrested in China over Omicron to return home

Israeli stewardess arrested in China over Omicron to return home

El Al flight attendant who was arrested in China for weeks after being diagnosed with 'Omicron' variant to be allowed to return home.

El Al flight makes emergency landing in India

El Al flight makes emergency landing in India

Flight from Phuket to Israel forced to land in Goa after warnings of gas leak appear in cockpit.

El Al signs agreement for direct flights to Morocco

El Al signs agreement for direct flights to Morocco

El Al to launch direct flights to Rabat, Morocco. 'Proud to serve as an air bridge to an important country,' El Al CEO says.

In wake of Covid-19 crisis: Aviation workers protest at airportplayer

In wake of Covid-19 crisis: Aviation workers protest at airport

Employees of El Al, Arkia, Israir protest: 'The government has decided it doesn't need Israeli air companies; they've abandoned us.'

Visitors from US to avoid COVID testing upon arrival in Israel? player

Visitors from US to avoid COVID testing upon arrival in Israel?

El Al announces new program allowing passengers from NY to Israel to benefit from expedited arrival procedures.

El Al cuts airfare for children in unprecedented sale

El Al cuts airfare for children in unprecedented sale

El Al to launch unprecedented sale, allowing children to travel for the cost of airport fees, report says.

El Al to refund customers whose flights were canceled

El Al to refund customers whose flights were canceled during coronavirus pandemic

El Al: Refunds for customers whose flights were canceled during the coronavirus pandemic to be completed in June.

EL AL flight simulator wheelchair accessible for Good Deeds Dayplayer

EL AL’s flight training simulator becomes wheelchair accessible for Good Deeds Day

In honor of Good Deeds Day, the pilot’s seat of EL AL’s Boeing 737 flight simulator was replaced with a wheelchair.

Eleven carriers found to be on El Al flight from NY

Eleven carriers found to be on El Al flight from NY

El Al rescue flight passengers asked to isolate after 11 passengers allegedly forge certificates they tested COVID-19 negative.

US threatens to bar El Al flights from landing

US threatens to bar El Al flights from landing unless Israel allows US airlines to operate

US gives Israel ultimatum, threatening to bar El Al from landing in US if Israel doesn't allow US airlines to fly into Tel Aviv.

El Al to operate historic flight to Morocco

El Al to operate historic flight to Morocco

Joint US-Israeli delegation will take off from Ben Gurion Airport to Rabat on Tuesday. The flight is expected to last about six hours.

Coming soon: Direct flight from Tel Aviv to Casablanca

Coming soon: Direct flight from Tel Aviv to Casablanca

El Al preparing to operate flights between Morocco and Israel. Israir CEO: As far as we’re concerned – we can start next week.

El Al to operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai

El Al to operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai

The airline will operate 3 flights on Sunday and Thursday and 2 flights on other days of the week.

Eli Rozenberg, a NY-born yeshiva student, takes control of El Al

Eli Rozenberg, a NY-born yeshiva student, takes control of El Al

26-year-old yeshiva student and son of millionaire businessman Kenny Rozenberg takes control of Israel's flagship airline.

El Al issuing vouchers for cancelled flights

El Al issuing vouchers for cancelled flights

Without the innovative scheme, the company would have to pay out NIS 1 billion in refunds by October 1.

Yeshiva student Eli Rozenberg buys El Al

Yeshiva student Eli Rozenberg buys El Al

Kanfei Nesharim company owned by 27-year-old US-born yeshiva student Eli Rozenberg buys controlling shares in El Al.

New proposal could 'reshuffle the deck' on El Al ownership

New proposal could 'reshuffle the deck' on El Al ownership

Israeli-American businessman proposes shared ownership of Israel's largest airline.

El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

Ahead of peace treaty with UAE, El Al announces launch of new cargo flight route to Dubai to carry agricultural and hi-tech goods.

Historic flight to Abu Dhabi takes off Monday morningplayer

Historic flight from Israel to Abu Dhabi takes off Monday morning

Senior officials from Israel and the US will take off on an El Al plane to the UAE and promote cooperation on a range of issues.

El Al schedules its first flight to United Arab Emirates

El Al schedules its first flight to United Arab Emirates

El Al schedules first Israel-UAE flight for Monday, announces flight numbers for it and return flight.

Israeli flight to Abu Dhabi to pass over Saudi Arabia

Israeli flight to Abu Dhabi to pass over Saudi Arabia

El Al will operate the first flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates, which will fly over the skies of Saudi Arabia.

Israel approves $75 M bid for El Al to son of US businessman

Israeli gov't approves $75 million bid for major stake in El Al to son of US businessman

Eli Rozenberg closer to acquiring controlling stake in El Al after Israel's Gov't Companies Authority agrees to support his $75 million bid.

US yeshiva student seeks to buy El Al

US yeshiva student seeks to buy El Al

Son of religious American businessman in talks to buy struggling Israeli national airline.

El Al will survive: State to nationalize company

El Al will survive: State to nationalize company

Company's board of directors confirms it will be acquired by State that will continue to operate it.

El Al furloughs 400 employees without pay

El Al furloughs 400 employees without pay

Israeli national airline cancels cargo flights after pilots refuse to fly.

Six El Al flights canceled

El Al cancels cargo and passenger flights

El Al cancels passenger flights, returns planes currently abroad.

Nefesh B’Nefesh signs with EL AL for 14 summer group flights

Nefesh B’Nefesh signs with EL AL for 14 summer group flights

Aliyah organization working to ensure that seats will be available on El Al flights for North American immigrants.

Operation to return Israelis from Panama commences

Operation to return Israelis from Panama commences

El Al aircraft 'Jerusalem of Gold' will fly for first time in history by direct flight from Panama to Israel and return Israelis home.

El Al CEO: 'Without aid from the government, we won't recover'

El Al CEO: 'Without aid from the government, we won't be able to recover from the crisis'

Knesset committee, airlines, hold special meeting to discuss coronavirus crisis. 'Even the strongest airlines in the world received aid.'

El Al to resume international service on Sunday to NY, LA

El Al to resume international service on Sunday to New York & Los Angeles

After more than 2 months of suspended service, El Al to resume flights to a limited number of locations.

El Al will not resume flights before June 20

El Al will not resume flights before June 20

Airline extends cessation on flights in response to government extension of restrictions on passengers, foreigners entering Israel.

Defense Ministry COVID-19 procurement operation concludes

Defense Ministry COVID-19 procurement operation concludes

Israel Defense Ministry Directorate of Production and Procurement (DOPP) concludes month-and-a-half since launch of procurement operation.

El Al to operate flights from China to Italy

El Al to operate cargo flights from China to Italy

El Al signs agreement with logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel, agreeing to operate 150 flights between April and October.

12 million surgical masks airlifted from China to Israel

12 million surgical masks airlifted from China to Israel

60 tons of medical equipment now making their way from China to Israel.

17-hour flight from Australia brings Israelis homeplayer

17-hour flight from Australia brings Israelis home

Longest-ever El Al flight lands in Israel, bringing 180 stranded Israelis home.

El Al to send rescue flight to Colombia

El Al to send rescue flight to Colombia

Flight is expected to depart Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. from Bogota with about 150 hikers stranded in Colombia due to coronavirus pandemic.

El Al pilot recounts mission to bring Israelis homeplayer

El Al pilot recounts mission to bring Israelis stranded in Peru back home

El Al pilot describes how four pilots helped bring over a thousand Israelis home in unprecedented operation.

1,000 Israelis stranded in Peru to return on special flight

1,000 Israelis stranded in Peru to return on special flight

About 1,000 Israelis stranded in Peru after it announced that it would close its borders will return home on a special El Al flight.

El Al cancels flights due to coronavirus outbreak

El Al cancels flights due to coronavirus outbreak

Israel's airline cancels flights to San Francisco, Berlin, Barcelona and Zurich.