Delta and El Al Announce New Partnership. Here’s What That Means for Travelers.
This morning, Delta and El Al announced the launch of a new partnership. This venture between the two airlines will see the addition of codeshare flights, reciprocal elite benefits, and the ability to earn and redeem miles. But the partnership is a bit light on details. Here's what we know so far and what still needs to be shared about this partnership.
EL AL and Etihad Reciprocal Mileage Earning and Redemption Rates
EL AL and Etihad built on their codeshare agreement by announcing reciprocal earning and redemption options on each other flights. Etihad Guest mileage earnings for EL AL flights started February 13, 2023. However, Etihad Guest members needed to wait until Etihad completed its program overhaul to start booking awards. And that happened this week.
You Can Now Redeem Alaska Mileage Plan Awards on El Al Israel Airlines
Starting today, Alaska Mileage Plan members can redeem miles for award flights on El Al Israel Airlines. However, the award chart isn't straightforward, with mileage rates varying by route and date. Here's what we know so far about this new redemption option.