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October 06, 1967 - Image 40

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-10-06

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40—Friday, October 6, 1967

Mordechai Ben-Ari--IEI Al's New President

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

By RAYMOND NANKIN
dency at a time when El Al order to augment El Al's fleet of
(Aeroplane Magazine)
faces some critical decisions. seven Boeings is a pressing prob-
The architect of El Al's com- During the war El Al lost sever- lem which is directly tied into the
mercial success, Mr. Mordechai
al millions of dollars in pas-
new tourist potential.
Ben-Ari, is now at the helm of El senger revenue. It will need all
In 1965-66 El AI carried nearly
Al, and if past performance is any the enterprise and initiative of 300,000 passengers and of these
indication of what is to be expect- the company to make good this 260,800 either arrived or departed
ed, El Al can look forward to a deficit and to exploit to the full-
Tel Aviv out of a total of 504,000
period of dramatic growth.
est the new situation whereby passengers handled by all airlines.
Ben-Ari, who joined El Al in 1950
Israel includes the highly tour- Predictions are that by 1972-73 the
as manager of the freight and
ist-attractive areas of the Old airline will be carrying 486,000
mail department, and who be-
City of Jerusalem and Bethle- passengers out of 880,000 destined
came head of the commercial di- hem.
for Israel. Some 92 per cent of El
vision in 1958, and vice-president in
The need for new equipment in Al's passengers are tourists.
1960, is internationally known as
a "hard-nosed bargainer" at the F
various IATA - conferences and in
Best Wishes for a Joyous New Year
the bilateral air negotiations that
to All Our Friends and Patrons
have taken place.
In 1963 he introduced the dra-
matic new group fare concept at
the Chandler, Arizona, IATA
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13128 West Seven Mile Rd.
Conference which resulted in per-
Call for Appointment
haps the most revolutionary 'ap-
proach to airline travel in the
history of civil aviation. In one
swoop the airlines were assured
a reasonable occupancy, the
Wishing You A Happy New Year
travel agents a manageable in-
strument and the fare-paying
passenger was assured broad re-
ductions. In that year the air-
fare from New York to Israel
dropped from $880 to $535. This
was responsible for the dramatic
growth of El Al. In 1963 the air-
line carried 198,302 passengers,
while in the last fiscal period the
Happy New Year
number of passengers carried
had risen to over 328,000.
The group fare was also a sta-
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forded a flexible new instrument
in internal airlines fare-fixing poli-
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cies.
As one of the nation's key fig-
ures in terms of tourist develop-
ment, Ben-Ari is a strong advo-
New Year Best Wishes
cate of more lower/medium price
accommodations. In the adver-
tising campaigns that he headed,
he always strongly promoted the
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idea of Israel first and El Al sec-
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ond, accepting the premise that
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El Al would garner at least 50 per
cent of the Israel-oriented traffic.
It was a larger "pie" which meant
more revenue for all scheduled air-
Happy New Year To All Our
lines flying into and promoting 0
travel to Israel and more foreign
Friends and Customers
currency earnings from tourists
for the country.
One of the major advantages that
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Ben-Ari possesses is that he was
closely associated with the two
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administrations that preceeded
him. He worked closely with Maj.
Gen. Ephraim Ben-Arzi, who was
president of the airline from 1956
Holiday Greetings
to 1966 and who then became
chairman of the board of directors.
He was a close personal associate
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of Shlomo Lahat who led the com-
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Ben-Ari ascends to the presi-
Southfield, Mich.
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Wishing All My Relatives and
4 Friends A Happy New Year

Sincere Holiday Greetings

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MAGDA HAIR FASHIONS

We i:could like to thank all our custoniers and friends for their

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Happy. Healthy and Prosperous

Year.

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Belkin and Family of

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14847 W. 7 MILE ROAD

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Sincere Wishes for a Most Happy New Year

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Wishing All My Customers and Friends
A Very Happy and Healthy New Year

THE DUPLEX SHOPPE



Ruth Ross

New Address: 28635 Southfield Rd., Lathrup Village, Mich.

Happy New Year To Our
Relatives, Friends and Patrons

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Happy New Year To Our Friends and Patrons

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2542 Riopelle





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Our Friends and Customers

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19036 W. McNichols Road
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A Very Happy New Year

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Happy New Year

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Season's Greetings

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Fenkell, Detroit

Junior's
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1216

7145 Tireman

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and Furnishing Co.

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Happy Holiday

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300 Riopelle Street

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