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Middle East Airlines


291 Reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 11-206 Airport Road, Beirut 1107-2801 Lebanon +961-1330 Website
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  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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Nicosia, Cyprus
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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When you book your flight the airline system automatically assigns you a seat. You can change it during the online check-in period if you find a suitable seat! The case is that the desirable seats are ALL BLOCKED. ALL AISLE SEATS ARE BLOCKED. Then you go to the airport and realise that some of your friends who had not done...

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International Economy Larnaca - Beirut

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Beirut, Lebanon
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Flying with this airline is really nice always the service is nice and full and the food menu has a variety

International Economy Beirut - Frankfurt
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had to travel from Dubai to Paris on urgent basis, when i found Emirates Airlines and Air France are very expensive for a next day flight, so i searched for other option and found MEA. I had no problem to spend extra hours transit in Rafih Al Hariri Airport rather than paying more than 3 times the ticket. Pros:...

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International Economy Dubai - Paris

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Dublin
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great safety video! Really brilliant job done there. It was a lovely introduction to the attractions of Lebanon. The plane could do with a refurbish. Seats were tatty, lights were a little bright. The onboard meal was tasty. I had the chicken.

Middle East Economy Dammam - Beirut
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Cairo, Egypt
Level 5 Contributor
40 reviews
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice crew, On time boarding and take-off. The flight was very smooth and you feel that the plane is brand new.

International Economy Cairo - Beirut
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Beirut, Lebanon
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Economy seats are close, yes but not over so and the movies are good if you really can’t sleep - mind you, everyone else does and that’s my only complaint...as on trans-Atlantic flights these days, the shutters will all be lowered albeit at 10 o’clock in the morning, so if you are claustrophobic, make sure of a window seat in...

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International Economy Beirut - London

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cairo
Level 6 Contributor
176 reviews
63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The traveling to Beirut starts with Middle East Airline. It is very clean and comfortable, and the service on it is very good. Really it is Excellent Flight.

International Economy Cairo - Beirut
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Thank aahendia
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old fleet, small planes, uncomfortable seats and very turbulent trip from Dubai to Beirut. Not the first time to go though this.

Middle East Economy Dubai - Beirut
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
90 reviews
16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fleet is good the seats are good compared to economic class on other airlines, flight was on schedule Air hostesses have attitude, they need to be more polite

International Economy Beirut - Istanbul
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Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MEA is widening its direct trips to Europe. MEA have direct flights to the major Arab and European countries. Crew members are always smiling, I like the Veggie food they offer. Take off and Landing are always smoothly done by their captains. #TeamMEA

International Economy Beirut - Paris
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Thank Mohammad S
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“No specific”
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“avoid unless you have to,”
RUGMAN67, 21 Jan 2018 | Read review
“Do not worry about flying through Beirut Lebanon”
spyrite, 7 Jan 2018 | Read review
“For me it was important to fly direct to my destionation and MEA offeres direct flights from Brussels to Beirut.”
vanbellingenchantal, 7 Jan 2018 | Read review
“Try to book a seat on row 5 on the A330; that's the exit seat with ample room to get up and stroll around for a bit :)”
NajiE_12, 5 Jan 2018 | Read review
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About Middle East Airlines
The national flag carrier of Lebanon, Middle East Airlines (ME) is based in Beirut and operates from a hub at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY). The airline, which was founded in 1945, is a member of the SkyTeam alliance. It flies to about 35 destinations in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa, and also offers charter flights. Middle East Airlines also has codeshare agreements with about 10 other carriers. Its fleet of 17 aircraft features two cabins: Cedar Class, which is the equivalent of Business Class, and Economy Class. At some airports, Cedar Class passengers and elite frequent fliers have access to the airline's lounge.
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