El Al’s new Tel Aviv-Miami flights were very popular in December 2017, the first full month of operations.
During the month, El Al operated 13 flights each way on a Boeing 777 with 279 seats, for a total of 3,627 available seats in each direction.
According to statistics provided by Miami International Airport, 3,616 passengers arrived on the El AL flight, for a load factor of 99.7%.
On the outbound flight from Miami to Tel Aviv, there were 3,514 passengers during the month. That works out to be a 97% load factor.
Monthly passenger count on the route was double checked and verified as correct, an airport spokesperson told The Next Miami.
(photo: miami international airport)