El Al

Israel's flag-carrier airline. Played a key role in airlifting Jews from Ethiopia and Yemen. Privatized in 2003

EL AL plane lands in Turkey to collect coronavirus aid for US

El Al's Dreamliner aircraft, which was converted to be able to carry cargo, landed in Istanbul on Sunday and took 24 tons of humanitarian equipment for the fight against the coronavirus.

By OMRI RON
24/05/2020
An Israeli flag is seen on the first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
El Al extends halt on passenger flights until June 20

The Israeli flag-carrier said the decision was based on continued Health Ministry requirements for self-quarantine upon arrival in Israel.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
20/05/2020
El Al issues 'going concern' warning with Q4 results

The airline suspended passenger flights until at least the end of May and about 6,000 of its 6,500 workforce are on unpaid leave until June 30.

By REUTERS
14/05/2020
An Israeli flag is seen on the first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
El Al CEO to Netanyahu: You carry responsibility for airline's collapse

"As prime minister, you carry the ultimate responsibility for that, after seventy-two years, El Al will finish its journey on your watch."

13/05/2020
An Israeli flag is seen on the first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
Will the Israeli government bail out El Al?

El Al has suspended passenger flights until at least the end of May while about 6,000 of its workers are on unpaid leave until June 30.

By REUTERS
10/05/2020
An Israeli flag is seen on the first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
El Al extends unpaid leave of thousands of workers to June 30

About 6,000 employees of El Al and its subsidiaries are currently on unpaid leave.

07/05/2020
An Israeli flag is seen on the first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
El Al extends halt on all flights until May 30

On Monday, El Al said it will operate 60 humanitarian cargo flights from Wuhan, China, to several major European cities via Israel.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/05/2020
El Al will operate 60 humanitarian cargo flights from the Chinese city of Wuhan
El Al to operate 60 cargo flights from Wuhan to European destinations

The international airport in Wuhan reopened in early April after two months of closure, serving the Hubei province capital where the COVID-19 outbreak first originated.

04/05/2020
An Israeli flag is seen on the first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
Court permits El Al to withdraw millions from employee pension funds

El Al will be permitted to withdraw the funds on May 10, the court said, unless the National Labor Court holds that it is necessary delay the execution of the decision.

03/05/2020
An Israeli flag is seen on the first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
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