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by amirs
Mon Nov 23, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

TLV 6:00 AM 11:05 AM DXB Sun-Fri
TLV 11:00 AM 4:15 PM DXB Sun -Thu
TLv 9:00 AM 2:05PM DXB Friday
TLV 1:00 PM 6:05 PM DXB Sun Thursday
Nonstop3 hr 05-15 minEl Al


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by amirs
Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

El al announced 14 weekly flights starting Dec 13 in 739 and 787 aircraft
Open for booking
$299 Roundtrip

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by amirs
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: 27-year-old investor buys controlling share of El Al (was: El Al temporarily ceases ops)
Replies: 111
Views: 19471

Re: New owner for LY

alfa164 wrote:
Delta and United need to start adding flights from the New York area to TLV - I wouldn't bet LY is going to be viable anytime soon.

They actually announced return to cargo operations September 21, charter flights on October 1 (mainly to Greece) and a few full sevice destinations for October 12

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by amirs
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

Emirates and Etihad to start flying as soon a the end of the month with Israir joining mid October

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by amirs
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

El Al is expected to operate the first flight between TLV and Abu Dhabi next week the beginning of September carrying US and Israeli delegation Should be interesting to follow and see the route if they fly over the KSA https://onemileatatime.com/el-al-first-flight-uae/ I expect TLV - Dubai to be at...

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by amirs
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

interesting article about the 787 and anti missile system . Basically explains that Boeing asked for tens of millions of dollars for information on where best to mount the anti-missile on the 787 , so the 737 was picked for now . They are still in negotiations with Boeing on the issue . it also stat...

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by amirs
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flightd

I completely agree with you. I understand El Al is in deep financial crap now, but for the sake of their reputation, they should have the planned to send their 787 or at least a 777. I applaud them for making a very sensible decision. When you are laying of people you just can not justify a 787/777...

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by amirs
Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

I completely agree with you. I understand El Al is in deep financial crap now, but for the sake of their reputation, they should have the planned to send their 787 or at least a 777. Yikes; this is poor marketing in my opinion. i would assume the press would cover this extensively and when you have...

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by amirs
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

LY 971 Aug 31 TLV - AUH 10:00-14:35
LY 972 Sept 1 AUH - TLV 12:30-15:15

First time 4x registered commercial aircraft to fly over KSA

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by amirs
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

On a scheduled basis, this makes no business case for LY. It does make perfect sense for EK/FZ and EY/G9/5W. The business case is for travelers going east to eastern Asia and Australasia. Now, as for this special flight...a B739 makes the most sense. This will become a huge holiday destinations for...

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by amirs
Wed Aug 26, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

LY777 wrote:
Very good!

So, LY has resumed flying? I don’t get it...

They will resume but not yet , this is a symbolic flight . Israeli flag carrier landing in the UAE with US-Israel delegation

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by amirs
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 243
Views: 34188

First TLV - UAE flight

El Al is expected to operate the first flight between TLV and Abu Dhabi next week the beginning of September carrying US and Israeli delegation Should be interesting to follow and see the route if they fly over the KSA https://onemileatatime.com/el-al-first-flight-uae/ I expect TLV - Dubai to be atl...

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by amirs
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines 787-10 ferried 7,550nm nonstop from CHS to HAN
Replies: 27
Views: 7101

Re: Vietnam Airlines 787-10 ferried 8690 miles nonstop from CHS to HAN

SoCalPilot wrote:
Aircraft are routinely ferried well over their max range by use of in cabin fuel tanks. Mokulele use to ferry Caravans from Hawaii to California with fuel tanks installed in the cabin.

More fuel tanks actually make it more impressive since it more weight

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by amirs
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Akbar AlBaker accuses Singapore being a ‘copy cat’
Replies: 40
Views: 9375

Re: Akbar AlBaker accuses Singapore being a ‘copy cat’

It's hard to believe his claim anyway. Anyone that's been to Singapore, and Changi in particular knows that Singaporeans have always had an affinity for incorporating water and garden features into their architecture. A waterfall and indoor garden at Changi, and in a public shopping mall at that is...

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by amirs
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas picks A350-1000 as preferred platform for Project Sunrise; Final decision due March 2020
Replies: 1405
Views: 258396

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

A flight report from one of the passengers https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-10-19/i-just-took-the-world-s-first-20-hour-flight-here-s-what-it-did-to-me?utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_content=business&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&cmpid=socialflow-facebook-bus...

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by amirs
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Six El Al aircraft in Kiev - why?
Replies: 12
Views: 6658

Re: Six El Al aircraft in Kiev - why?

http://www.jewishledger.com/2017/01/uma ... nvestment/
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What happened to the plan of converting an old airforce field
in Uman into an airport ?
http://www.jewishledger.com/2017/01/uma ... nvestment/

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by amirs
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Japan allocates Haneda international slots to 9 nations
Replies: 398
Views: 94168

Re: Japan allocates additional Haneda international slots to ANA & JAL

Maybe ANA to TLV as LY will start to Narita.

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by amirs
Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs
Replies: 52
Views: 12289

Re: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs

Well I just looked at prices, and UA EWR - LHR no stop are basically 351$
Doesn’t sound too premium to me

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by amirs
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QR Finalizing Order for Five 777F
Replies: 37
Views: 8287

Re: Updated: QR Finalizing Order for Five 777F

From when does president of US sign Boeing orders ?

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by amirs
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 17671

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

This year has been good for the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, orders for Korean Air 20 units and orders for Air New Zealand 8. KLM increases its fleet its fleet from 8 units to 15. https://nieuws.klm.com/de-air-france-klm-groep-zet-een-volgende-stap-in-de-optimalisatie-van-de-lange-afstandsvloot/ Unite...

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by amirs
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 17671

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Definitely for EL AL, probably in 5 years to start replacing their 772

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by amirs
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two SIA 787s grounded owing to Trent 1000 TEN HPT issue
Replies: 65
Views: 18657

Re: Two SIA 787s grounded owing to Trent 1000 TEN HPT issue

What airlines have TEN on their 787-9?
I know El Al had all their engines replaced to TEN

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by amirs
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 family future prospects
Replies: 107
Views: 16310

Re: 787 family future prospects

EL AL will order 78X to replace 772

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by amirs
Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Allows El Al Israeli Airlines to fly over its airspace.
Replies: 42
Views: 7015

Re: Oman Allows El Al Israeli Airlines to fly over its airspace.

https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/2018 ... relations/
Could be sooner that you think
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LTCM wrote:

SA allowing El AI to overly their airspace is closer than you think. No more than 10 - 15 years from now.

https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/2018 ... relations/
Could be sooner that you think

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by amirs
Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways and RwandAir to start Tel Aviv
Replies: 19
Views: 3662

Re: Kenya Airways and RwandAir to start Tel Aviv

....and quite frankly, I'm surprised LY doesn't fly to NBO on its own metal, although they would be more restricted than KQ would be. In East Africa, Kenya has the closest bilateral relations of any country there. The point of sale for KQ would likely be Israeli business into East Africa. Now, as f...

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by amirs
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAD-TLV
Replies: 118
Views: 17134

Re: UA announces IAD-TLV

I suspect that this will be a pmCO frame on days it operates, rotating off from UA84/5 in TLV. However, when the B78Js arrive, I expect that the B772 (pmCO) flight will go to a B78J to increase capacity by 51 seats per day (the other flight is a 376-seat B77W). Can 78J do EWR - TLV without restrict...

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by amirs
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAD-TLV
Replies: 118
Views: 17134

Re: UA announces IAD-TLV

Why so many tlv flights? Isn't there an overcapacity situation already? in reality not so much, El Al reduced all its capacity in NYC at both airports, both JFK and EWR will all be operated by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners instead of Boeing 747-400 / 777-200ER equipment Actually For the summer , LY adde...

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by amirs
Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?
Replies: 36
Views: 12904

Re: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?

It’s a replica of the first El Al 707 livery.

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by amirs
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?
Replies: 36
Views: 12904

Re: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhuOOtKVMAAFpaw.jpg:large

very Exciting!!!
one of the best liveries ever!
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n34hd wrote:
Here is the first picture. Exciting :)
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhuOOtKVMAAFpaw.jpg:large

very Exciting!!!
one of the best liveries ever!

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by amirs
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?
Replies: 36
Views: 12904

Re: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
Not yet painted

Do you know when it expected to be painted ?

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by amirs
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?
Replies: 36
Views: 12904

Any pics of El Al retro 70th Anniversary 787-9?

According to all things 787 - El Al’s 6th 787-9 (4x-edf) is in pre flight prep.
It’s roll out was 7/3 and delivery scheduled for 8/8.
The a/c is painted in the 70th Anniversary Retro colors .
Has anyone seen the a/c at Boeing ?
El Al released a pic if the tail fin but that it’s

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by amirs
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air appears to be axing TLV
Replies: 26
Views: 6227

Re: WOW Air appears to be axing TLV

well apparently they must have done something wrong, because at the same time now Norweigan is adding more flights into TLV this winter from Oslo, Helsinki and Rome

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by amirs
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al will launch flights to San Francisco Q4 2018
Replies: 82
Views: 14425

Re: El Al will launch flights to San Francisco Q4 2018

747-400 and 767-300 fleet will be retired as follows: 747-400 4XELA September 2018 4XELB October 2018 4XELD January 2019 4XELC June 2019 4XELF (Freighter) July 2019 767-300 4XEAP July 2019 4XEAJ September 2019 4XEAK December 2019 4XEAR March 2020 4XEAM May 2020 4XEAN August 2020 4XEAL November 2020...

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by amirs
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al will launch flights to San Francisco Q4 2018
Replies: 82
Views: 14425

Re: El Al will launch flights to San Francisco Q4 2018

747-400 and 767-300 fleet will be retired as follows: 747-400 4XELA September 2018 4XELB October 2018 4XELD January 2019 4XELC June 2019 4XELF (Freighter) July 2019 767-300 4XEAP July 2019 4XEAJ September 2019 4XEAK December 2019 4XEAR March 2020 4XEAM May 2020 4XEAN August 2020 4XEAL November 2020...

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by amirs
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP A339neo to visit Brazil and MIA for airport certification
Replies: 38
Views: 8687

Re: TAP A339neo to visit Brazil and MIA for airport certification

Any interior pics yet ?
I want to see how the CL6710 seat in J class looks compared to in the new LY 787

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by amirs
Sat May 19, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man punches deaf pregnant woman and service dog on F9 flight at MCO
Replies: 63
Views: 10243

Re: Man punches deaf pregnant woman and service dog on F9 flight at MCO

You can assert that's the way it should be but that's not the present law. If someone was rude enough to bring a dog on that size and didn't keep it in their own space, I'd probably be pissed too. I wouldn't punch a pregnant lady but I'd let them hear about it the entire flight. Okay maybe a bad ch...

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by amirs
Sat May 19, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man punches deaf pregnant woman and service dog on F9 flight at MCO
Replies: 63
Views: 10243

Re: Man punches deaf pregnant woman and service dog on F9 flight at MCO

So apparently she was flying with her deaf partner and two kids ! So they had atleast 4 seats.
Also he punched her in the stomach!!!!!
And apparently touched the two kids.
He had to be tackled down by the bf/husband outside the gate until officers came

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by amirs
Wed May 16, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy destinations?
Replies: 23
Views: 3481

Re: Air Italy destinations?

TLV as well

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by amirs
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 102832

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

I would imagine that being the only A338 customer makes the resale opportunities incredibly difficult and increases the cost for the lessor. I am surprised that the A338 left the factory in the first place, and it looks like it's going to be a waste of money for Airbus at this point. I wonder who w...

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by amirs
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who else will order the 787-10?
Replies: 19
Views: 4725

Re: Who else will order the 787-10?

georgiabill wrote:
I could see TK and LY ordering the 787-10 if it can fly without having payload hit on heavier demand routes like IST-JFK,IST-ORD, TLV-JFK.

LY could easily use them on TLV - London, Paris , Moscow and Barcelona
And of course if they can make NYC and BKK work

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by amirs
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: JAL considers additional A350s and int'l expansion
Replies: 90
Views: 20847

Re: Bloomberg: JAL considers additional A350s and int'l expansion

Tel Aviv
And then another airline will beat EL AL to opening a new route

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by amirs
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 787 sets record for quickest subsonic transatlantic flight
Replies: 70
Views: 18475

Re: Norwegian 787 sets record for quickest subsonic transatlantic flight

JFK - TLV on LY 744 was done in 8:30 hrs this week

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by amirs
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?
Replies: 179
Views: 23143

Re: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?

TLV - AMM
Is a 15 - 20 minutes in the air, it’s basicsllu taking off and lining up to the arrival runway.
It will probably take 5 hours to drive

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by amirs
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9
Replies: 46
Views: 8249

Re: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9

[twoid][/twoid]

LY777 wrote:
amirs wrote:
LY777 wrote:

I think Arkia has cancelled their 787s

"Arkia's" 789 are leased to Norwegian via its sister company MG Aviation


Thanks for the info.
Will Arkia fly the A339 they have ordered or will they lease them?

I think the plan is to use them on NYC and BKK

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by amirs
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9
Replies: 46
Views: 8249

Re: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9

Considering Thai is quite late getting its first 787 compared to other operators, how many airlines that have ordered it are yet to take delivery of one? Quite a few Arkia Israeli I think Arkia has cancelled their 787s "Arkia's" 789 are leased to Norwegian via its sister company MG Aviation

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by amirs
Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al inaugurates the Dreamliner with new J and Y+ classes
Replies: 64
Views: 18593

Re: El Al inaugurates the Dreamliner with new J and Y+ classes

http://news.nana10.co.il/Article/?ArticleID=1254150
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there is a video in Hebew with a tour of the aircraft off the assembly line. Not in full colors and without a business class.

http://news.nana10.co.il/Article/?ArticleID=1254150

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by amirs
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al inaugurates the Dreamliner with new J and Y+ classes
Replies: 64
Views: 18593

Re: El Al inaugurates the Dreamliner with new J and Y+ classes

https://thedesignair.net/2017/06/12/el- ... tmangoode/
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Interesting article on the design of the interior and update to livery by London based PriestmanGoode.

https://thedesignair.net/2017/06/12/el- ... tmangoode/

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