El Al introduces Economy Class Plus service on its Boeing 747-400s

El Al Israel Airlines (Tel Aviv) has introduced Economy Class Plus, located at the front of the Economy Cabin. The new service offers a “new flying experience” featuring improved seating with extra legroom (36” instead of 32”), a 33% increase in seat-back recline, designated check-in counters and pampering extras on board.

During the first stages, El Al will offer this new service on its Boeing 747-400 aircraft, mainly serving the New York, London and Paris routes.

The new service Class will be at the front of the Economy Class cabin, and will offer 34 – 40 seats on each aircraft, depending on the aircraft type.

The new service Class will go on sale today, May 23, 2012, priced at $80 one way for European flights, and $150 one way on long-haul flights.

Top Platinum, Platinum and Gold members of EL AL’s Matmid Frequent Flyer Club, as well as customers purchasing upgradable tickets (according to class regulations), will be eligible for these special seats when reserving, at no extra cost.  Furthermore, a companion traveler of Top Platinum members will also be eligible, at no extra cost.

Copyright Photo; Arnd Wolf.

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