EL AL Israel Airlines

El Al (Hebrew אלעל, Arabic إلعال) is the largest airline in Israel and has its headquarters and base at Ben Gurion Airport in Lod near Tel Aviv. The term El Al is found in the Bible and means ‘upward to God’. The IATA abbreviation LY is derived from the former name of the city of Lod (Lydda), near which Ben Gurion airport is located. Due to the constant threat of terrorist attacks, El Al flights are carried out under particularly strict security conditions.

Are you currently stuck at an airport, or are you affected by a flight delay or cancellation with EL AL? If yes, then it is time to check if you have a compensation payment. Our free claim check shows you what you benefit from simply, quickly and without obligation.

Your rights in the event of a flight delay or cancellation with EL AL Israel Airlines

  • EU Regulation 261/2004/EG stipulates that passengers who are affected by a cancellation or delay are entitled to a flat-rate compensation payment of up to EUR 600 by the airline.
  • the compensation payment is independent of the ticket price paid
  • They may claim the compensation to which they are entitled retroactively for up to two years.

Tips and tricks for delays with EL AL Israel Airlines

  • whenever possible, have the reason for the delay confirmed in writing by the airline responsible
  • collect evidence (e.g. airline tickets, boarding passes, receipts for other expenses, photos of the current situation, etc.)
  • don’t just let yourself be «sedated» with vouchers
  • they exchange information and data with other travellers for the purpose of contacting them at a later date
  • secure your services at the appropriate airport

Current delays and flight cancellations with EL AL Israel Airlines

Here you can check your claim for compensation due to a delayed or cancelled flight with EL AL and cancelled.ch the enforcement of your rights.