"El Al launches home preflight service
"Staff will carry out security checks and baggage check-in at passengers' homes for $50.
"El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (TASE: ELAL) has launched a new home preflight check in service, the first of its kind in worldwide. It is designed to save passengers waiting in airport queues for security staff to check their baggage, or at the airline's check-in desks for their boarding cards. Home Check In Ltd. is providing the service for the airline..."
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I'm wondering how this can be economical. The area covered is pretty much an hour's drive in every direction from TLV (with traffic). How can they effectively staff this kind of thing, AND transport luggage? Interesting to follow this one...