Attractive winter savings introduced for travel in early 2007
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Posted: October 26 2006

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October 26 2006 (Jewswire.com) - EL AL, Israel's national airline, is offering excellent value to passengers traveling to Israel this post holiday season for tickets purchased between November 6 and November 23, 2006. Due to a decrease in oil prices, EL AL is lowering its wintertime fares from more than 25 cities in the U.S.A. for travel January 1 - March 25, 2007.

Reduced roundtrip airfares from the U.S.A. to Israel are $735 nonstop from New York JFK/Newark); $765 on the only direct flights from Chicago to Israel; $935 on the only nonstop service between Miami and Tel Aviv; and $1,035 on the only nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Tel Aviv.

EL AL is also offering spectacular roundtrip winter fares when traveling from many more cities in the U.S.A. to Israel during the same time period. The low fare of $747 is available when departing from Boston, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.; $847 when traveling from Atlanta, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Detroit and Kansas City; $947 when departing from Denver, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Minneapolis/St.Paul, Orlando, Phoenix, San Antonio, St. Louis and Tampa; $1,047 when traveling from Las Vegas, Seattle, San Francisco and Salt Lake City.

Included in these special fares are flights from each of the above cities on a leading domestic carrier, which connect to an EL AL flight to Israel.

From the U.S.A., EL AL's winter schedule includes 26 weekly flights (22 of which are nonstop). The carrier offers 17 weekly nonstop flights from New York (JFK and Newark), the only nonstop flights from Miami (Tuesday afternoon and Saturday evening), and the only nonstop service from Los Angeles to Israel (Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday). EL AL also operates direct flights, with no change of plane, four times a week from Chicago

(Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday).

"EL AL is pleased to pass along savings to our customers due to a drop in fuel prices. These low fares allow our passengers to enjoy an affordable visit to see family and friends, be a tourist, or simply relax in Israel after the holiday season." said Michael Mayer, CEO, North & Central America, EL AL Israel Airlines. "This special pricing will allow travelers to experience EL AL's high quality of service at a substantially lowered rate." To purchase one of these special winter fares, call your travel agent or EL AL at 212-768-9200 or 800-223-6700 or visit http://www.elal.com.

Above fares are available in "L" or "G" coach class on select EL AL flights. Tickets must be purchased within 72 hours of confirmed reservation. Up to $96 applicable taxes not included. (These taxes include the September 11 security fee of $2.50 per US enplanement, up to $5 one-way and $10 roundtrip.) EL AL reserves the right to cancel promos at any time.

Fares are subject to availability. Cancellation/change penalties and other

restrictions apply.

About EL AL

EL AL, Israel's national airline, offers the most nonstop flights between New York (JFK/Newark) and Israel, the only nonstop service from Miami and Los Angeles (both launched this year), and the only direct service from Chicago (four times weekly, effective October 22, 2006). EL AL is the only airline with First Class service on nonstop flights between the U.S. and Israel. EL AL flies to more than 40 destinations worldwide from Israel. Your Israel experience begins the moment you board EL AL.

EL AL embodies Israel's values of innovation and caring and the promise of a genuine Israeli welcome. EL AL is proud to bring tourism back to

Israel. For updated daily departure and arrival flight information, travelers can call (800) EL AL-747, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For

reservations, call (800) 223-6700 or in the New York area (212) 768-9200 or any travel agent or visit http://www.elal.com

EL AL. It's not just an airline. It's Israel.

Contact:

Sheryl Stein, EL AL Israel Airlines, 212.852.0628, sstein@elalusa.com

Yael Baker, Ruder Finn, 212.583.2733, bakery@ruderfinn.com

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