Main Airlines EL AL


El Al is the flag carrier of Israel based out of and operating all of its flights out of Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International airport to over 50 destinations in Europe, Africa, Middle Asia and North America. El Al is the only commercial airline to equip its planes with missile defense systems to protect its planes against surface-to-air missiles, and is considered one of the world's most secure airlines, thanks to its stringent security procedures, both on the ground and on board its aircraft.

General Information 

IATA code: LY


US reservations: +1 800 223 6700

Main hubs: Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) 

Alliance: None 

Frequent flyer program: Matmid Club 

Airline partners: JetBlue, American Airlines, Iberia, SWISS, S7 Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Air China, Aeromexico, Qantas, Aerolineas Argentinas, TAP, Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways, Hong Kong Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, LOT, Alaska Airlines

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El Al flies to more than 50 international destinations in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. 


The El Al fleet consists of 45 aircrafts: Boeing 737-800, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 737-900ER, Boeing 777-200ER. 

Check El Al seat maps here


El Al offers 3 travel classes: 

  • Economy
  • Premium - this is a separated premium-economy cabin, offered on long-haul flights operated by Dreamliner aircrafts.  
  • Business - has flat bed seats on B787 Dreamliner 


Skytrax - 3-Star Airline 

APEX - 4-Star Airline  



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