EL AL, the national airline of Israel, was selected by more than 25,000 readers of Global Traveler (GT) Magazine as the airline with the world’s best security.
This honor has been given to EL AL for three consecutive years (which is how long the category has been recognized).
In response to a survey conducted by Global Traveler readers, the best in business and luxury travel for 2009 were selected. The GT annual awards are one of the most sought-after in the industry. GT Publisher/CEO Fran Gallagher stated, “Our award winners continue to set the bench mark for service in the industry and our readers know quality.
Year after year, the winners they vote for emulate those high standards. EL AL’s dedication to security keeps it tops in the Best Airline for Security category.”
“We are proud to be recognized as the airline industry leader in security,” commented Offer Gat, CEO, EL AL Israel Airlines, North/Central America. “Security and safety remain a top priority for EL AL and we are proud to provide an uncompromised level at all times.”
Global Traveler is a business, travel, and lifestyle publication catering to seasoned international business travelers and frequent flyers.
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 destinations throughout the world via partnerships with many other carriers (including 22 additional cities in the U.S.A.). Only EL AL has First Class service on nonstop flights between the U.S.A. and Israel.
The airline has annual revenues of about $2.1 billion and carries more than 1.9 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.