NBN provides pre-printed luggage tags with numbers for fast sorting on the landing side.
There is no option to bring extra luggage (even for a fee) and no option for early check-in.
Be advised, EL AL has the absolute discretion to charge for oversized, overweight, and additional luggage as per their guidelines.

Check-in Luggage*:
2 bags per Oleh
Maximum weight: 70 lbs (32 kg) per bag
Dimensions: Total dimensions should not exceed 62 inches (length + width + height) per bag.

1 carry-on item per Oleh in addition to a handbag, laptop, small knapsack which may be stowed in the seat in front of you.
Maximum Weight: 17 lbs (8 kg)
Dimensions: May not exceed 50 inches (length + width + height).
If storage space is limited, passengers may be asked to check their carry-on at the gate.

They will be opened by TSA Security, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and EL AL Security and will not travel with you on the same aircraft due to the additional security processing time required.

In addition, TSA does not allow the use of the following items to secure your luggage.

  • Tape
  • Rope
  • Shrink wrap
  • Do not lock your luggage, even those that claim to be TSA-approved

*Those drafting into the IDF this calendar year including Garin Tzabar and Sheirut Leumi are allowed 3 x 70lbs pieces of luggage.

 If you are bringing Sports Equipment or Musical Instruments and did not include this information in your original flight request contact [email protected] ASAP

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