As part of the general renewal of its fleet, EL AL has purchased 6 new Boeing 737-900ER aircraft the most advanced and sophisticated narrow-body plane in the world.
The first plane will be landing in Israel this month, and the second will be joining the EL AL fleet in December. The remaining four planes will arrive by the beginning of 2016, to provide a new and state-of-the-art flight experience for travelers to Europe.
EL AL invested more than US$320 million in purchasing the six sophisticated aircraft. In these new aircraft, EL AL is launching a new design for its aircraft interiors, with a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere, and innovative mood lighting that changes throughout the flight.
EL AL CEO Elyezer Shkedy: “The anticipated arrival of EL AL’s new 737-900ER planes marks the high point of the airline’s re-equipping and fleet renewal. The purchase positions the airline at the forefront of international technology and is expected to create a significant breakthrough in passenger service and flight experience. Our investment in the new modern Economy Class seats and in a sophisticated entertainment system that will be launched in the coming months is in line with the target we set for ourselves – to provide the best product and most advanced service for passengers and thus retain EL AL’s status as the preferred airline for flights to and from Israel.”