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Should Religious Beliefs Dictate Seating of Passengers Aboard an Airplane?

I posted an article earlier today pertaining to whether or not children should be banned from premium class cabins aboard airplanes; and I have also posted at least one article as to whether or not food allergies should determine what is served aboard an airplane — but should religious beliefs determine how passengers are seated aboard an airplane?
Regardless of how many flights which occur in the world every day, an airplane is still a finite space — space which is at a premium. This is especially true as…

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El Al to Spin Off Matmid Club Frequent Flier Program?

FlyerTalk members are discussing the recent news of the intentions of El Al Israel Airlines Limited to spin off its Matmid Club frequent flier loyalty program into its own separate legal entity in addition to issuing new branded credit cards in Israel. Will this move benefit — and possibly even save — the flag carrier of Israel, which announced last month losses having widened by 22 percent and revenue decreased by 3.6 percent? Could El Al — which supposedly has a market value of $95,000,000.00 with a financial debt to the banks of $700,000,000.00 — possibly go bankrupt? If so…

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Not a Good Week For El Al: Emergency Landings, Disrupted Operations and Delays

Several incidents have contributed to what has been a week of mishaps for El Al Israel Airlines Limited — including oxygen masks which unexpectedly deployed and delayed a flight; a cracked windshield which caused pilots to return the airplane to its origination airport; an aircraft door damaged by children which delayed a flight; and a pilot who collapsed on the controls in the cockpit during a flight which resulted in an emergency diversion. Let’s get started…

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Complimentary Elite Status in El Al Matmid With Superfly — But…

FlyerTalk member jonathanmeiri — also known as Jonathan Meiri, who is the chief executive officer at Superfly — announced this morning that Superfly is giving its eligible members complimentary Gold Tier, Platinum Tier and Top Platinum Circle status in the El Al Matmid frequent flier loyalty program. However — in order to be eligible for complimentary elite status during this promotion — you must…

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Baggage Allowance Disagreement Costs Passenger 350,00€

The following is in the words of FlyerTalk member Etrogger: “I flew US Airways flight 750 from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv on December 26th, 2010, with a transfer to El Al flight 334 on 27/12/2010 in Brussels Belgium. According to USAirways…”

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