Are We Finally Getting A Montreal-Beirut Non-Stop Flight?

mentioned today quoting Beirut-Rafic Hariri airport's manager Fadi El-Hassan that MEA and Air Canada are undergoing serious negotiations to bring back the non-stop Montreal Beirut flight. I can't find Al Hassan's statement anywhere so I am not sure how credible this source of information is. The non-stop flight from Montreal to Beirut was halted back in 2003 due to "national security issues" and to "safeguard Canadians against terrorism" based on information from the Canadian Security…

Attaché: A 17 Minutes #Beirut Travel Guide

"You've seen the news, you've read the foreign office state department advisories, the warnings are stark, the language is unambiguous, come to Beirut at your own risk". It took the people behind Attaché months to put together their Beirut episode but it's totally worth it and it's a job well done to say the least! I'd say it's a great video if you are visiting Beirut and staying in Mar Mikhail or Hamra. Armenian Lahm…
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700,000 Lebanese Expats Flying Back Home for the Holidays?

1 week ago
I read in the papers that 700,000 are expected to fly back to Lebanon for the holidays and overheard from a couple of friends that the Ministry of Tourism is expecting huge numbers based on ...
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Sakr Real Estate Wants To Reunite Expats With Their Families this Christmas

1 week ago
Airline tickets are always the most expensive during the holidays and a lot of Lebanese working or living abroad cannot afford flying back with their family to spend Christmas with their families or simply would ...
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Beirut Duty Free’s La Casa Del Habano Named the Best Cigar Shop in The World?

1 week ago
[Annahar] is claiming the Cigar shop at Beirut’s airport was named the best in the world in The Cigar World book. The author of the book has praised La Casa Del Habano in Beirut as ...
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The Golden Forest – A hike from Dahr El Keif to Azer Forest

2 weeks ago
When a friend of mine approached me with a Sunday plan for a hike in Akkar, I responded with the typical “Menshouf”, equivalent to “probably not”. All he had to do was show me a ...
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Lebanese Photographer Fadi BouKaram is Visiting All of America’s Lebanons

1 month ago
Fadi BouKaram flew all the way to the United States to discover all the cities and towns called Lebanon. Fadi will be touring the US over a five-month period and visiting over 40 “Lebanons”. Some ...
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Passport Index 2016: The Lebanese Passport Improves in the Global Ranks

1 month ago
Passport Index released its 2016 rankings of the most powerful passports. The website ranked the travel documents by measuring the number of countries that can be visited without applying for a visa. Germany & Sweden ...
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Meet Rola Hteit: The only Lebanese Female Airline Pilot

1 month ago
During my last trip to Montreal few weeks ago, it came to my attention that I’ve never been on a commercial plane flown by a woman. Given that only 3% of the airline pilots around ...
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Aida Sabra Not Feeling Safe in Canada

2 months ago
“Where am I? Who controls this neighborhood? Canada is scary, you cannot feel safe, not at all, not at all! You walk, walk and walk and you do know this street is controlled by whom. ...
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