El Al plans to equip seven 747-200s with Sky Connect Classic Iridium satellite phone systems supplied by GayaCom, Iridium's authorized service provider for Israel. The systems will provide global cockpit voice and data communications during long-haul flights.

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Other News - 06/29/2005" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.