A strategic agreement for Delta and El Al

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Airlines Delta Airlines And EL AL Israel Airlines have signed an agreement to launch a strategic partnership, with code sharing and loyalty programs.

According to the announcement of June 29, 2023 by the American company, this agreement “will offer more convenient connections” for customers traveling between the United States and Israel. Delta and El Al, based respectively at the airports ofAtlanta Hartsfield Jackson And Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion, will implement reciprocal codeshare “and frequent flyer benefits, including the ability to earn and redeem miles on both carriers.” Initially, customers connecting to Delta or EL AL services will be able to check in for their entire trip, with issued boarding passes and checked baggage to their destination; both carriers will add their respective codes DL And LY on flights operated by each other.

Delta “offers up to 200 same-day connections from Tel Aviv” through its US gateways Atlanta, Boston-Logan and New York-JFK, while EL AL offers direct flights from Tel Aviv to Boston and JFK plus Newark-Liberty, Los Angeles, Miami (and Fort Lauderdale at the end of September). , and Newark Service. On time,

Working closely with EL AL will further strengthen Delta’s connection to Israel by providing more customers with unparalleled access to destinations across the United States. “, said in a press release Matteo Curcio, senior vice-president of the American company of the alliance. SkyTeam for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. ” Strengthened partnerships are an integral part of our long-term strategy to better connect Delta customers around the world “.

Shlomi Zafrany, Vice President of Business and Industry Affairs of EL AL, added: We’re excited to offer our customers new ways to experience exciting destinations on both sides of the Atlantic through our partnership with Delta. This partnership marks another important step in our long-term strategy and provides our customers with unparalleled service. “.

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