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Interview with Yoram Elgrabli, El Al North America [video]

Sun Oct 27, 2019 3:31 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNpYm6YIl8A

In-depth interview with El Al's North America Managing Director Yoram Elgrabli. First 24 minutes are about Yoram personally, his heritage, Army service as tank commander in IDF and Jewish peoplehood. The second half of segment will be of primary interest to most here.

Summary:
-Entire North America operation to be on 787 Dreamliner effective September 2020
-Feedback on 787 in-flight products has been extremely positive
-Discussed El Al's role in historical events for State of Israel and saving lives of Jews including Operation Solomon, Operation Magic Carpet and capture of Adolf Eichmann from Argentina
-El Al currently operates 49 flights/week between North America and Israel serving approximately 15k pax each week
-Spoke about tenure leading operations in France and service recovery efforts in Europe during 2011 volcanic ash
 
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Re: Interview with Yoram Elgrabli, El Al North America [video]

Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:59 am

Does anyone know how the newer North American additions (i.e. LAS, SFO, etc.) are doing?

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