El Al ceases 747 freighter ops, looks to AirBridge and ASL for charters [VIDEO]

On 30 June, an El Al-operated 747-400F (26563) landed at Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) on completion of a final commercial flight that originated in Liege, Belgium (LGG). El Al yesterday confirmed that it is retiring the freighter after nine years in service [FAT 005038]. Despite the retirement of the Israel-based carrier’s only freighter, El Al […]

El Al 742, 1991

From the Cargo Facts Archives! October has been an extremely busy month, so there hasn’t been much action in “Aircraft Action” – but more is coming! It’s the fall of 1991 and El Al’s 4X-AXF is (msn: 21594) loading at TLV (Ben Gurion International Airport). 4X-AXF served its entire career with El Al (though it […]
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