Four New Airbuses to be delivered to MEA Starting 2021

According to Flight Global's website, the Middle East Airlines's full-year financial statement points to the commitment to 4 new Airbuses in addition to 11 previously announced ones , in the carrier's bid to modernise its long-haul fleet. Currently, MEA focuses on mid-haul flights towards Europe at most. Two of the A330s are expected to be delivered in 2021, with the other two in 2022. The eleven A321neos will be introduced in 2020 , 2021 and 2022 respectively.…

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

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 , while UAE's passport still has the lead in the Gulf region but has rocketed to the 4th most powerful passport worldwide, ahead of countries such as Australia and New Zealand. Singapore and Germany sit on top of the pile in 2018. Emiratis can now visit 113 destinations…

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

2 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 ...

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

2 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 ...

South Africa Added to Countries Lebanese can Visit Without a VISA

2 months ago
Lebanese will no longer need a visa to visit South Africa, following recent changes done by the South African authorities in visa waiver agreements with some countries. “Citizens from countries which will now no longer ...

Direct Flights from #Beirut to #Amsterdam

2 months ago
I had no idea we had direct flights from Beirut’s airport to Amsterdam but I came across this post on the Embassy of the Netherlands’ page: Ready for take off ✈️ Great news! Transavia has ...

#Lebanon is too Diverse for a Single Trip – Video by Tolt is Out

3 months ago
So the famous French travel vlogger Tolt did end up releasing a “Don’t go to #Lebanon” and it looks pretty cool! However, it did feel like watching the “Rise Above Lebanon” tourism video with all ...

The Real Problem with Beirut’s Airport

3 months ago
August is the busiest month for traveling as airports are generally crowded and Beirut’s airport is no exception to that. The only problem is that no additional measures are taken during this month to ease ...

Lebanese General Security To Start Issuing 10-Year Passports

4 months ago
About time! The Lebanese General Security will start issuing 10-year passports staring August 10th. The passport will cost 500,000LL which is considerably more expensive than most passports around the world. Nevertheless, I’d rather pay 500,000LL ...

TLS Offices Now Open at Opera House on Martyrs Square

4 months ago
The news is over a month old but I just noticed it. Those who wish to apply for VISAs to Australia, Denmark, France, Italy, Switzerland and Great Britain can now head to the new TLS ...