LY777 From France, joined Nov 2005, 2780 posts, RR: 2 Posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3740 times:
El Al was about to order some Airbus or Boeing widebodies not so long ago, but now, we did not hear anything new.Will LY postpone again its order?Is it due to the war?
When will they receive their 3rd 763?
When will their 1st 763 EAJ leave the fleet?
4x-eld From Israel, joined Dec 1999, 89 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3719 times:
In a press release 2 months ago ELAL said that they would put the new order on hold while continue talking to both airbus and Boeing.
EAJ contract was signed for 3 years.., the aircraft arrived in march 2004 I believe the contract will be renewed as ELAL is pleased with the 763.
EAP has been leased for 5 years and EAR will arrive in October (don't know for how long).
The 767 (both 200 and 300) will remain with ELAL until new generation aircraft will be bought (787 or 350).
BTW, ELAL paid Boeing for 787's options.