EL AL, the national carrier of Israel has officially announced its long term fleet renewal plans which have been approved by its Board of Directors few days ago. The main highlights are as follows:
- A total of 28 Boeing 787s will be ordered i.e. 15 firm + 13 options
- They will replace 6 B763ERs + 6 B744s + 6 B772ERs
- The B788s will replace the B763ERs where as the B789s will replace the B744s + B772ERs
- No mention of the larger B787-10X was outlined however it is expected to order this variant too to operate its high demand multiple daily flights into JFK.