Boeing 737 MAX 8 Banned from Overflying Lebanese Airspace

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 banning any overflying Boeing 737 MAX 8 in the Lebanese airspace and any inbound Boeing 737 MAX 8 to Beirut The ETHIOPIAN Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa on Sunday morning, killing all…

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

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 again this summer, with good relations re-established with the Arabic Kingdom, which recently announced at the Cedar Conference in Paris in April 2018 $1 billion of investments for Lebanese projects. The UAE, Qatar, and Bahrein still ban their citizens from…
Lebanon

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

1 month 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

1 month 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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 ...
News

South Africa Added to Countries Lebanese can Visit Without a VISA

5 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 ...
Travel

Direct Flights from #Beirut to #Amsterdam

5 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 ...
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