MEA Airlines Completes First Direct Flight from #Beirut to #Madrid

MEA's Airbus A320 arrived today in Madrid just over 4 hours after setting off from Beirut's international airport. MEA Airlines had announced new routes a couple of months ago and today marks the first non-direct flight between Madrid and Beirut. Starting June 16, MEA will operate 3 flights on Monday, Thursday and Saturday BEY/MAD ME 241 Departure 09:10 – Arrival 13:15 MAD/BEY ME 242 Departure 14:45 – Arrival 20:10

Lebanese Nizam Hussein Shalak Has Been Stuck in Ecuador Airport For Over 40 Days

We have a Lebanese real-life version of the "Terminal", whereas a 56-year old Lebanese has been stuck in an Ecuadorian airport for the past 42 days, and the Lebanese authorities have just learned about him! Nizam Hussein Shalak "visited Guayaquil two months ago and stopped on the way back to Lebanon in Lima, Peru, and Barcelona, Spain, where he was detained after losing his passport as well as his credit cards, El Universo newspaper reported".…

The Huawei Experience in Milano

3 weeks ago
Prior to the launch of the Huawei P20 Pro in Lebanon, I had the privilege to visit the Huawei Experience Store in Milano and was among the first to try out the Huawei P20 pro ...

#UltimateEXPEDITION With Ford in Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai

2 months ago
A couple of weeks back, I flew to Dubai to a first hand experience with Ford’s latest SUV: the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition. We’ve already been to several experiences in Dubai with Ford and they ...

After Rola Hoteit, Erica Chbeir Becomes Second Female Pilot to Join the MEA

3 months ago
Rota Hoteit is no longer the only female airline pilot in Lebanon as Erica Chbeir has recently joined the Middle East Airlines and is currently a First Officer aka Copilot. I was also told that ...

Emirates to Operate First Ever Airbus 380 to Beirut

3 months ago
On March 29th, Emirates will operate its first ever A380 flight to the Rafic Al Hariri International Airport, making it the first ever scheduled A380 service to Beirut. The Emirates A380 service will operate as ...

Expats Will ONLY be Charged 1000 LL for Issuing a Lebanese Passport

3 months ago
I saw a tweet yesterday by Lebanon’s Foreign Affairs minister stating that Lebanese expats will now be able to get a Lebanese passport for only 1000LL and that it will be delivered to them free ...

Wild Discovery: Making the Schengen Visas Nightmare Easy

6 months ago
As Lebanese passport holders, we are at a massive disadvantage when we want to travel. Virtually most countries you’d wanna visit, need a pre-approved visa if you’re a Lebanese passport holder. If you have been ...

Baddak Tleff Amsterdam?

6 months ago
There’s a local travel agency promoting its offers in a funny/witty and sometimes inappropriate way. It was brought to my attention by a blog reader (Thanks Rita) and two of the offers caught my attention. ...

In Pictures: Newly Revamped Cedar Lounge

7 months ago
The Cedar Lounge was recently revamped but I only had the chance to visit it a couple of days ago. There’s still one side that wasn’t unveiled but it already feels fresher and trendier. More ...