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Middle East Airlines


477 reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 11-206 Airport Road, Beirut 1107-2801 Lebanon +961-1330 Website
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Lebanon
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed today
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This flight arrived to Beirut one hour late. At least MEA did not lose my bag this time. This is a substandard airline that capitalizes on its near monopoly status.

International Economy Istanbul - Beirut
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9 reviews
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Round trip from Beirut to Milano, very smooth flights, awesome service, very professional staff, perfect landing and takeoff ! Some might find it overrated but it’s definitely worth it 👍🏻

International Economy Beirut - Milan
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Budapest, Hungary
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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MEA provided a high qualty service, the staff was very helpful and knd, and the plane itself was very good. I recommend MEA to everybody. If you travel from Larnaca to Beirut, and you have a Northen Cyprus stamp in your passport, you should fly with MEA, as Cyprus AIrlines causes problems (not allow you boarding), while MEA makes no...

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International Economy Larnaca - Beirut

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5 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Like always I enjoyed my flight via Mea.. the hostesses were friendly, the food was great, the service was very good and the captain was ibviously a pro.. i like to travel with Mea and and I highly recommend..But maybe we need more high rated movies on board..

International Economy Beirut - London
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Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
449 reviews
124 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Flew MEA's A320 on return leg from Beirut to Geneva. Boarding was done in orderly fashion and FAs were courteous and friendly. Leg room was quiet generous and they served full hot meal for lunch which was really nice. View of Swiss Alps on approach to Geneva was truly spectacular and we arrived pretty much on time. MEA is a...

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International Economy Beirut - Canton of Geneva

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Beirut, Lebanon
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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MEA still offers a pleasant experience on its business class flights. The service is good and the food is OK.The planes are well maintained, clean and comfy. The issue is in the checking counters and in the boarding to the aircraft in Beirut Airport where you are not always given priority as a business class traveler. This should be fixed.

Middle East Business Class Beirut - Amman
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Jordan
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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We usually select MEA when We fly to Lebanon as its only 50 mins long and well not much is needed on board like entertainment or even food but the flights are not new and might need some upgrading as well as the entertainment. the attendants are good and keep a smile o their faces

Middle East Economy Amman - Beirut
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Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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it wasn't a business class at all, although the flight was for 1,5 hours, Nothing special for business class only bigger seat which needs a lot of maintenance, food served was dry and tasteless, it was a morning flight and the stuff seemed sleepy and tough with no smiles, even business class toilet was messy.

International Business Class Cairo - Lebanon
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17 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago
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Both ends of the this trip were delayed without any explanation. Struggled to find the check in desk at Terminal 3 and Beirut International was the most crowded airport I have seen for years on the return. Ground crew were ok, but flight crew seemed distracted on the way back. Not really anything special given the money paid. Next time...

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International Business Class London - Beirut

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Beirut, Lebanon
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago
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I always try to book on MEA first. The service is usually very professional, and the staff friendly. On this flight thaw, I was disappointed with the attitude of the pilot. My kids were excited to meet with him, unfortunately he didn't care, and was busy texting or reading on his mobile. I intervene, but in vain he was so...

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International Economy Beirut - Larnaca

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“Fly another airline.”
jyancura, 22 Sep 2018 | Read review
“If you travel from Larnaca to Beirut, and you have a Northen Cyprus stamp in your passport, you should fly with MEA, not Cyprus Airl.”
Csilla9999, 20 Sep 2018 | Read review
“you have to ask for anything you need”
HarveyEskander, 18 Sep 2018 | Read review
“The reputation and my experience with MEA is so good that there is no tip to give.”
Walidabdo, 17 Sep 2018 | Read review
“Just be polite to the crew and they will be the same, ten fold.”
tonybU1819NM, 17 Sep 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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