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Oct 30, 19, 9:28 am
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Views: 1,703
Posted By simba8

Im not sure I see it as you do as an "upgrade" pe...

Im not sure I see it as you do as an "upgrade" pe se, but it is what it is.
Oct 28, 19, 1:13 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,703
Posted By simba8

When we booked initially it was on the 787-9 ...

When we booked initially it was on the 787-9 they then changed the metal to 777-200. Obviously there is no PE on the 777, so I think they are putting people in dated Business section instead.
As...
Oct 24, 19, 1:26 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,703
Posted By simba8

I share your pain. I finally decided to splurge...

I share your pain.
I finally decided to splurge on PE on an upcoming flight, and my plane is scheduled to be a 770. The seats are woefully outdated. I cant imagine what the folks in First will be...
Oct 24, 19, 12:17 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,802
Posted By simba8

To answer my own question, EL AL has said that...

To answer my own question, EL AL has said that they are having "issues" processing transactions with Amex for cards issued outside of Israel.
Oct 7, 19, 10:52 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,802
Posted By simba8

for some reason the website wont take my credit...

for some reason the website wont take my credit card.
i suspect its because they require a passport number- as they have a required passport number field.
This field is not relevent to credit...
Nov 30, 18, 10:35 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By simba8

Im gonna go on a limb here and say that it will...

Im gonna go on a limb here and say that it will be probably lead to longer wait times for passengers for security lines as part of the pre-check in both directions (inbound and outbound) flights.
Jul 22, 18, 12:21 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 13,593
Posted By simba8

This still seems broken to me Tried it on the...

This still seems broken to me
Tried it on the app , which then takes the user to website and viola- nothing.
Anyone have any suggestions?
Jul 8, 18, 6:06 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,857
Posted By simba8

They definitely have changed something in the...

They definitely have changed something in the last year or so in terms of the counter process. It could be a time a person could check in online an then goto the drop off line, but now that doesnt...
Jul 8, 18, 5:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By simba8

I find that they dont care so much about the...

I find that they dont care so much about the weight flying out of YYZ- but they absolutely care and weight of my hand luggage everytime i fly out of TLV. That being said- im usually not overweight...
Dec 27, 17, 3:05 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 7,975
Posted By simba8

Looks like they have rolled out this out for all...

Looks like they have rolled out this out for all passports departing. Usually I use the dedicated machines on the side, as I had a biometric passport- but now they have a machine in front of the...
Dec 27, 17, 2:49 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,611
Posted By simba8

Why?!?!??!?! In the meantime they are still...

Why?!?!??!?!
In the meantime they are still using 767 to YYZ.
Just retire the 767 already.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 11, 17, 6:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By simba8

pango requires local id. Im not sure yet about...

pango requires local id. Im not sure yet about cellopark- will check it out
Forum: Middle East
Dec 11, 17, 7:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By simba8

Parking in Israel

It seems that most places (Jerusalem,TLV) have moved to this pay as you go parking app which is not really useable/accessible to tourists.The car rental company suggest i pick up an easy-park meter...
Nov 27, 17, 2:35 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 13,593
Posted By simba8

Well- seems to be an issue once again...tried IE...

Well- seems to be an issue once again...tried IE and firefox, and the app..called to speak with an agent- they want $150 (????) and seemed to doubt my assurance that this was something that was...
Nov 8, 17, 10:53 am
Replies: 34
Views: 32,600
Posted By simba8

meh. Refreshing the planes was something that...

meh.
Refreshing the planes was something that needed to be done anyways- he just happened to be in the role at the time it was being done. The changes to Matmid (credit card) etc- was an interesting...
Nov 5, 17, 7:59 pm
Replies: 449
Views: 72,284
Posted By simba8

Well their prices have gone up this year.I know...

Well their prices have gone up this year.I know for YYZ, the prices are higher, although they are still flying the 767. Seems kind've dumb given the competition.

Im curious to hear if folks are...
Aug 24, 17, 9:36 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By simba8

I always wondered how the boxes make it through a...

I always wondered how the boxes make it through a flight and the luggage hold. Do people get stopped at customs with the boxes?
Aug 24, 17, 9:35 pm
Replies: 449
Views: 72,284
Posted By simba8

Agreed. I dont mind the seats on the 767 (the...

Agreed.
I dont mind the seats on the 767 (the noise is awful though) and just bring my own ipad.
I honestly believe that YYZ would be the very last route to get a new plane. I feel like they will...
Aug 17, 17, 11:09 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,636
Posted By simba8

I think you'll be fine. I find that when flying...

I think you'll be fine. I find that when flying to tel aviv, its much more about weight of your checked luggage, and the size/weight of your carry on. I have seen some massive bags-and they never...
Jun 16, 17, 11:46 am
Replies: 449
Views: 72,284
Posted By simba8

I have only flown the Dreamliner a couple of...

I have only flown the Dreamliner a couple of times on long haul flights (via AC to and from TLV) and yes- the seats are narrower than the ELAL's older planes seats.
Jun 15, 17, 3:25 pm
Replies: 449
Views: 72,284
Posted By simba8

Thanks for this. I noticed that in economy and...

Thanks for this.
I noticed that in economy and prem economy- there are no electronic controls on the armrest.
Which is a big annoying thing on AC's planes. Not necessarily a bad move.
May 10, 17, 9:34 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,111
Posted By simba8

market share plummets by 11%

According to Ynet:

El Al has recorded losses of about 11% of the market share in Ben Gurion Airport activity in the first third of the year, mainly due to the surge in activity by foreign...
Mar 17, 17, 11:45 am
Replies: 29
Views: 8,653
Posted By simba8

How long was the ride? Was their wifi? And to...

How long was the ride?
Was their wifi?
And to answer your own question- Is there a limit of pieces per passenger? Can I bring 2 cases and a hand luggage?
Mar 17, 17, 11:44 am
Replies: 63
Views: 11,108
Posted By simba8

For what its worth- I think Toronto has the same...

For what its worth- I think Toronto has the same carts (except with a break attached) that BG has.

Toronto USED to charge for carts up until 3 years ago- and frankly it was just awful and...
Feb 22, 17, 8:07 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,936
Posted By simba8

Really glad this worked out. What do you think...

Really glad this worked out.
What do you think triggered the response? The credit card company or the DOT?
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