1. El Al does not show the gender because it would be discriminatry and forbidden by law (in Israel, as well as in the Europe or in the USA and Canada, just to mention a few). 2. Passangers must refuse these request because it is a matter of principle. 3. Suggest that if a passengers makes a fuss the police is called to him off the plane. Try to it in the USA with a fuss and you end up in prison.
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog to speak at anti-violence rally in Tel Aviv on Sat. night (Haaretz)