Transavia Lyon-Beirut Route Officially Launched

Announced in October 2018, the new lane has launched last Saturday, April 13, linking Lyon, once a week on Saturday, to Beirut, starting at 79 € . The plane takes off from the Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport at 7:10AM, to reach Beyrouth at 12:10PM. The other way around is at 1:05PM from Beirut, all the way to Lyon at 4:25PM. It is worth noting that to date, Transavia has so far made possible travels from the…

More Airport Humiliation For Incoming Passengers

As if we weren't getting humiliated enough every time we decide to travel from and to Beirut's airport, the latest measures implemented at the airport forbid any taxis, except authorized ones, from driving past the army checkpoint therefore forcing passengers who don't want to get ripped off by the airport's "white taxis" to walk almost 1 km to hop on their Uber or any other unauthorized taxi company. To make things even worse, taxis who…
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Boeing 737 MAX 8 Banned from Overflying Lebanese Airspace

2 months ago
Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes are being grounded all over the world after the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash, and Lebanon followed suit yesterday when the Lebanese Directorate General of Civil Aviation issued a statement ...
Lebanon

Saudi Arabia Lifts 15-month old Travel Ban on #Lebanon

3 months ago
The 15-month old travel ban Saudi Arabia imposed on Lebanon in November 2017 following security concerns, has been lifted off following the latest government formation. A flock of Gulf tourists is expected to flood the country ...
Lebanon

Updates Regarding The “Smuggled” Phones Customs Fees in #Lebanon

3 months ago
Following a few posts that went viral last week, with Lebanese citizens ranting about the new phone customs set by the MOT for personal users to pay, a few clarifications and a glimmer of hope ...
Lebanon

Comin’ Insurance – A Great Mobile App to Buy Cheap Insurances On-The-Go in #Lebanon

3 months ago
Founded in 2018 by Raphael and Roger Zakkar, sons of Max Zaccar, president of “Commercial Insurance”, this new mobile application is taking Lebanon by storm, and if you haven’t used it yet, you’ll find it’s super ...
Lebanon

Four New Airbuses to be delivered to MEA Starting 2021

6 months ago
According to Flight Global’s website, the Middle East Airlines’s full-year financial statement points to the commitment to 4 new Airbuses (A330neo) in addition to 11 previously announced ones (A321neo), in the carrier’s bid to modernise its long-haul ...
Middle East

Passport Index 2018: Lebanon 85th in the world, UAE surges to 4th best

6 months ago
Arton Capital’s updated Passport Index released on October 30, which ranks passports of the world by their total visa-free score, has listed Lebanon’s in the 85th place [89th in 2017], while UAE’s passport still has ...
Beirut

“French in the city: à Beyrouth” – M6 Report Online

7 months ago
On the third episode of the show “French in the city”, which airs on M6 every Saturday night, David Ginola took his community to Lebanon, by following French people’s daily lives, who’ve been residing in ...
Lebanon

New Transavia Lyon-Beirut route to be established in April 2019

7 months ago
Building up quite a good reputation in Lebanon during the past year or so, Transavia France, the low-cost arm of the Air France-KLM Group and the French operations of Transavia, will be launching a weekly ...
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