El Al Israel Airlines says goodbye to its Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet
El Al Israel Airlines made the final flight of jumbo jets between Israel and the united states after 48 years of operation.
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Last;s 747 “jumbo” became popular on New York’s LY008 flight to Ben Gurion Airport.
Since 1971, many different jumbo jets have already been operated by El Al and after thousands of flights from Ben Gurion Airport to NY, the business is separating from operating this fleet with this route now.
The current El Al Jumbo model, 747-400, has been operating since 1994 on the airline’s NY route.
The 747-400 fleet is likely to officially close by the end of October 2019 once the company’s last two jumbos leave service and so are replaced by new Dreamliner aircraft.
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The closure of El Al’s jumbo fleet, of October due by the end, is section of a strategic move by the business to eliminate old aircraft from service and replace them with new and advanced aircraft. Week this, EL AL shall increase its fleet of new Dreamliner aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 12th aircraft, called “Jerusalem of Gold.” By March 2020, another four additional planes of 787-8 are anticipated to enter service.
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