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EL AL AIRLINES ANNOUNCES LOWEST WINTER FARES FOR MATMID FREQUENT FLYERS

$899 Roundtrip to Israel from New York (JFK/Newark) and $1049 from Los Angeles
Taxes and Fuel Included (plus 100 Matmid frequent flyer points)
Must be purchased by December 17th

New York, NY –– December 1, 2010--EL AL, the national airline of Israel, is now offering another promotion with excellent savings for its most dedicated customers who are members of the award winning frequent flyer club called Matmid.  Throughout the year, a variety of promotions and benefits providing savings and convenience are offered. 

The current offer allows Matmid members traveling to Israel between January 3 and March 31, 2011 to purchase a roundtrip ticket to Israel on  nonstop flights for $899 plus 100 points from New York (JFK/Newark).  Matmid members from the Los Angeles area can fly to Israel on the only nonstop flights from the West Coast for a roundtrip fare of $1049 plus 100 points. The fuel surcharge and airport taxes are included in these fares so there are no additional fees.

EL AL passengers wishing to transfer Matmid points to any account and/or upgrade from economy or business class by combining money and points can do so through December 31st as these promotions have been extended. To take advantage of these low priced fares, visit www.elal.com and simply log into the eclub page, call EL AL at 800-223-6700 or contact any travel agent.

Another opportunity for Matmid members offers the ability to surprise a friend or loved one by purchasing an in-flight gift with points and money. The “Gift in the Sky” program has a variety of reasonably priced gift options such as beauty products, fine Israeli wines, gourmet chocolates, fashion jewelry, fun children’s gifts and more.  A gift card with a personal message will accompany the beautifully presented gift, personally delivered by an   EL AL flight attendant.  To find out more about the “Gift in the Sky” program, visit www.elal.com and click on the “About Your Flight” section, or call   EL AL reservations at 800-223-6700.

The Matmid Club provides benefits and promotions, is more user friendly than ever, and has no blackout dates. Matmid points can be exchanged for savings when purchasing a ticket as well as toward upgrades and free tickets.  EL AL Matmid partners include American Express Membership Rewards®, American Airlines AAdvantage®, a variety of international car and hotel companies, plus many more.

EL AL also offers a special frequent flyer club just for children called “Matmid Kids” whereby children under the age of 12 earn the same number of frequent flyer points as adults even though their roundtrip tickets are already discounted. EL AL also has a pet frequent flyer club.  After traveling three roundtrip flights to Israel within a three-year period, pets earn a free roundtrip flight. 

For more information about EL AL Airlines, please visit www.elal.com, or call (800) 223-6700. Check out our blog and follow us on Facebook and Twitter:     

Above winter economy fares from New York and Los Angeles are subject to availability on select EL AL nonstop flights. A voucher must be obtained by visiting the eclub page on www.elal.com, or calling EL AL directly for a $10 or 20 point handling fee. Cancellation/change penalties and other restrictions apply. EL AL reserves the right to cancel promotion at any time. ©2010 EL AL Israel Airlines.

About EL AL
Celebrating more than 60 years of service, EL AL, Israel's national airline, offers the most nonstop flights between New York (JFK/Newark) and Israel as well as the only nonstop service from Los Angeles.  Worldwide, EL AL flies to more than 40 destinations from Israel and serves dozens of other locations throughout the world via partnerships with JetBlue Airways and American Airlines. Only EL AL has First Class service on nonstop flights between the U.S.A. and Israel. The airline has annual revenues of about $2 billion and carries 3.6 million passengers every year.  

EL AL embodies Israel’s values of innovation and caring and the promise of a genuine Israeli welcome.  Your Israel experience begins with EL AL and warm Israeli hospitality. Israeli flight attendants will make you feel at home, the best trained Israeli pilots will take you to and from Israel and passengers enjoy enhanced in-flight dining with freshly prepared healthy meals.   

EL AL. It’s not just an airline. It’s Israel.

 

 
Publish Date 02/12/2010