El Al Airlines

Important Information

Online check-in & baggage payment

Express Check-In is available to all passengers with an electronic ticket (use its13-digit flight ticket & your passport numbers). Make sure you arrive with a printed boarding pass at the Airport. Check-In is available from Israel between 27 and 3 hours, and to Israel To Israel between 24 and 3 hours before scheduled departure. Families with the same name and same flight reservation can use Express Check-in for up to 9 persons. Destinations offering Express Check-in: Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing, Berlin, Bombay (Mumbai), Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cairo, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kiev, London (Luton/Heathrow), Los Angeles, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Marseille, Prague, Rome, SaoPaulo, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Vienna, Warsaw

Carry-on Baggage Rules & Fees

1. When space is limited onboard, you may be asked to check-in your bags. 2. Generally, the size of the carry-on bag is not to exceed 56x45x25cm or 22x18x10in. 3. Weight allowances in (a) Economy Class: up to 8 kg/17lb; (b) Business & Platinum Classes: 2 bags up to totaling 20kg/44lb (1 bag up to 16kg/35lb and 1 laptop computer or briefcase up to 4kg; (c) First Class: 2 bags up totaling to 24kg/52lb (1 bag up to 16kg/35lb & another bag up to 8kg/17lb; (d) Platinum/Gold cardholders: 1 bag up to 8kg/17lb and 1 laptop or briefcase up to 4kg/8lb, totaling up to 12kg/26lb; (e) Physicians on duty: 2 bags, each up to 16kg.

BAGGAGE RULES & FEES BY DESTINATION

  • Destination All Other Destinations (Weight Concept applies)
  • Linear dimensions/weight
  • Regular size & weight fees Economy: up to 20kg/44lb free.
  • Overweight fees
  • Oversized fees
  • Business Class Business Class
  • First Class First Class
  • Destination North America & Brazil (Piece Concept applies)
  • Linear dimensions/weight 23kg/50.6lb (Brazil up to 32kg)
  • Regular size & weight fees Economy: First 2 bags free up to 23kg/50.6 lb each; extra bag up to 23kg $230, over 23kg $255; Los Angeles $10 more
  • Overweight fees Bags between 32-40kg /70.5-88lb: $460 each; over 40kg/88lb $690 each. Los Angeles: $10 more
  • Oversized fees
  • Business Class Business Class
  • First Class First Class