Sunday, June 23, 2024

El Al takes delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner

El Al Israel Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first of 16 on order. The 787-9, leased through an agreement with Air Lease Corporation, touched down in Tel Aviv following a non-stop flight of 6,746 miles from Paine Field, adjacent to Boeing’s factory in Everett, Washington. El Al chief executive […]

El Al orders nine Boeing 787 Dreamliners

El Al Israel Airlines has ordered up to nine Boeing 787 Dreamliners, worth $2.2 billion, and will lease an additional six 787s from leasing companies. Boeing says three of the orders are firm while the others are subject to contractual requirements being finalised. The manufacturer says the 787 uses 20 per cent less fuel and […]