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El Al cancels flights to Eilat

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El Al cancels flights to Eilat

EL AL has announced that it will no longer fly to Eilat due to a new flight path designated by the IAA.

It has indicated it will reimburse ticket holders and provide free transportation to Eilat in the

meantime.

Other carriers are taking no action concerning the new flight path.

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1. Re: El Al cancels flights to Eilat

This is very important for those holding tickets. For others one can still purchase flights on Arkia and Israir.

Thanks for posting this.

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2. Re: El Al cancels flights to Eilat

El Al has announced it won't be offering daytime flights to Eilat.

It will continue to offer flights during the hours of darkness (because these continue to use the old flight path without any change).

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The first and last flights are operated by Israir Airlines, the ones during the day have been cancelled, anyone booked on them gets a full refund so they can book with Arkia or Israir or travel by bus free. El Al will be doing more test flights before they decide to reinstate their flights.

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4. Re: El Al cancels flights to Eilat

El Al has reinstated all flights starting tomorrow 13 September. According their official statement the discontinuance of the flights was only to be until 25 September. However, an agreement was made to continue flights as stated. For today (12 September) those with tickets will be transported by bus to/from Eilat.

Note that the cancellation was due to a new regulation put out by the State run Israel Aviation people and not a direct cancellation due to El Al policy.

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Edited: 12 September 2013, 11:50
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5. Re: El Al cancels flights to Eilat

Hello. I have a flight booked on New Years Eve, Dec 31st, Eilat to TLV at 245pm. Will this flight be impacted as well? I booked the flight via Expedia and I've not heard from Expedia regarding cancellations. What will be your advice?

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6. Re: El Al cancels flights to Eilat

crismanila, please stop posting the same thing in multiple threads. Not only does it cause confusion, it is not allowed by TripAdvisor.

Go to one of your posts, click on "Report inappropriate content" and then "remove my post".

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