El Al has introduced a discount on baggage for low-cost flights to Kyiv


Israeli airline El Al, which makes low-cost flights Kyiv-Tel Aviv under the UP brand, has introduced a 50% discount on baggage if paying in advance.

Baggage transportation at the special price will cost $17 for a suitcase weighing up to 23 kg to one direction. The ordinary fare is $35. The tariff for baggage payment at the airport before departure remained at the same level – $70 for a suitcase to one direction.

The offer covers booking made from October 15th to December 19th for the flights from 25 October 2015 to 26 March 2016. The reduced price allows paying for the transportation of only one suitcase to each direction for each passenger.

El Al switched the Kyiv-Tel Aviv flight to low-cost concept at the end of March 2014. Since that moment, a fare for baggage transportation, checking-in at the airport and meals onboard has been introduced.

Initially, the carriage cost for one suitcase to one direction amounted to $20 when paying in advance and $40 when paying at the airport. Since 1 January 2015, the fare has been increased to $35 and $70 correspondingly.