The history of EL AL is intertwined with that of the State of Israel.
The company was officially founded in 1949, but in fact its first flight took off in September 1948, flying President Chaim Weizmann from Geneva to Israel
EL AL serves some 5.5 million passengers each year. The company has about 43 planes that fly to 36 direct destinations around the world as well as hundreds of connections through share agreements with other airlines.
Issue: April 2018
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