With its inaugural flight in 1948, El Al brought Israel's first president home from Geneva. Within two years it was running a regular service to London. In 2005 the government relinquished its controlling share in the airline.
Two is better than one
Enjoy the culture of Tel Aviv and the beauty of Jerusalem together from £439pp all in one trip with El Al flights. This exclusive offer is available for Heathrow customers only until 31 May 2017.
Facilities at Heathrow
This airline operates from Terminal 4
Airline lounges are invitation-only – please check entry rules with your airline. The following information is provided as a service to passengers and may be subject to change.
King David Lounge (El Al)
Departures, after security
Between Gates 2 and 3
Flight numbers begin with IATA code LY.
This airline is not currently a member of the main airline alliances.
It may operate some routes under codeshare agreements (where partner airlines sell seats on the same aircraft, each using its own flight number). Your airline can advise whether this applies to any part of your journey.
Destinations served from Heathrow
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