With a New Fresh Look: The Beirut Cedar Lounge is Now Open

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 12, 2018

Airports

With a New Fresh Look: The Beirut Cedar Lounge is Now Open

It’s been closed for a very long period for renovation, months of waiting to upscale this lounge which was in fact very wide but not classy enough. Now open for public, Beirut’s biggest…

February 12, 2018 | Travel | Beirut

The New State of the Art Beirut Cedar Lounge is Now Open: The First Pictures

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 13, 2017

Airports

The New State of the Art Beirut Cedar Lounge is Now Open: The First Pictures

After months of waiting, a new state of the art lounge now opens at Beirut's International Airport. The New Cedar Lounge, one of the world's biggest, extends over an area of 3000sq.m with a capacity…

October 13, 2017 | News | Beirut

Milou: Having Fun from Paris to Beirut in Business Class

Airlines

June 26, 2017

Airlines

Milou: Having Fun from Paris to Beirut in Business Class

I look nice, fresh and sexy, I'm white and clean, I'm fun and always smiley... I'm probably the world's most famous dog bringing smiles and happiness to people for the last couple decades. I've been…

June 26, 2017 | Airports

Middle East Airlines vs. Air France: A Detailed Comparative Review... 1 Winner!

Airlines

November 21, 2016

Airlines

Middle East Airlines vs. Air France: A Detailed Comparative Review... 1 Winner!

It started back in 2013 when my first ever review comparing Air France to Middle East was published, two carriers connecting Beirut to Paris. Three years have passed since and hundreds of flights in…

November 21, 2016 | Comparative Review

MEA's Pilots: A Tribute to the World's Finest

Airlines

September 17, 2016

Airlines

MEA's Pilots: A Tribute to the World's Finest

Sometimes you just have to stop a moment and appreciate things for what they are, appreciate people for who they are and what they do… Today, I want to pay a personal tribute to MEA’s…

September 17, 2016 | Travel

Middle East Airlines Launches a New Safety Video

Airlines

August 24, 2016

Airlines

Middle East Airlines Launches a New Safety Video

I feeling proud that our national airline carrier, MEA, is always trying to improve itself while following international trends. After Virgin Atlantic and many other airlines, MEA has updated its old…

August 24, 2016 | Travel

The Same Breakfast Menu for as Long as I Can Remember!

Airlines

April 18, 2016

Airlines

The Same Breakfast Menu for as Long as I Can Remember!

Middle East Airlines: Time for a Change! The last two years have been hectic and this year especially is promising to be record breaking; I'm doing between two to three trips a month discovering…

April 18, 2016 | Travel

Chocolate Knefeh up in the Air: A Tasty Discovery

Airlines

February 02, 2016

Airlines

Chocolate Knefeh up in the Air: A Tasty Discovery

The same Knefeh, the same omelette... We've been having the same breakfast for years and every time I travel on the morning flight I expect to be served the same... But this time, things have…

February 02, 2016 | Chocolate

MEA Cedar Lounge: Beirut International Airport

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 24, 2015

Airports

MEA Cedar Lounge: Beirut International Airport

I realized today that the last review about Middle East Airlines' famous cedar class lounge dates from four years ago, when I started NGNO and used to travel for my dental lectures. Now that many…

November 24, 2015 | Travel | Beirut

MEA: Your Travel Details at Your Finger Tips with New APP

Airlines

May 27, 2014

Airlines

MEA: Your Travel Details at Your Finger Tips with New APP

It was about time! Finally Middle East Airlines now has a mobile app that you can download in seconds. I'm happy to see how MEA is continuously working on developing itself, following international…

May 27, 2014 | Popular

Hostesses Need to Fly

Travel

April 11, 2014

Travel

Hostesses Need to Fly

Few days ago, I read an interesting article, written by a positive thinking person on how hard is the Hostess job. This woman, serving people of which some are too arrogant, others have the fear of…

April 11, 2014

Time for a Change: Middle East Airlines New Inflight Menu

Airlines | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 05, 2014

Airlines

Time for a Change: Middle East Airlines New Inflight Menu

As long as I can remember, MEA served up carton menu cards to passengers displaying the inflight menu. Oh and that's not forgetting to same old images of Byblos Port or Baalbek in the background...…

March 05, 2014 | Popular | Lebanon

Beirut International Airport: MEA New Cedar Lounge Spa

Travel

February 21, 2014

Travel

Beirut International Airport: MEA New Cedar Lounge Spa

Lebanese travelers will be glad to know that the elegant Cedar Lounge at Beirut’s Rafic Hariri International Airport is now home to a luxurious spa, courtesy of Middle East Airlines (MEA). Treatments…

February 21, 2014 | Airports

On Board Middle East Airlines: Shockingly...

Airlines | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 23, 2013

Airlines

On Board Middle East Airlines: Shockingly...

I can actually hear you saying, "ok here he goes again bashing MEA." Sorry to burst your bubble, and actually my bubble was burst, because the experience this time round was shockingly good. For the…

November 23, 2013 | Popular | Lebanon

Finally: New Musical and Dancing Security Rules Onboard Airplanes

Spotted Stories

November 05, 2013

Spotted Stories

Finally: New Musical and Dancing Security Rules Onboard Airplanes

Finally, something new and fresh to watch while flying... I hope the MEA and other airlines catch up with the trend soon. Only a few days ago I wrote, well actually complained, about how boring and…

November 05, 2013 | Travel

Landing in Beirut: I Love Lebanon

Airlines | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

October 29, 2013

Airlines

Landing in Beirut: I Love Lebanon

This is my second time in a cockpit and I can only say one thing… Wow. If you ever get the chance to sit in with the captain, especially while landing in Beirut, please take…

October 29, 2013 | Travel | Lebanon

Middle East Airlines vs. Air France: The First Detailed Comparison

Airlines

July 31, 2013

Airlines

Middle East Airlines vs. Air France: The First Detailed Comparison

So, this is how the story all began. I was supposed to come back at 04:30pm onboard Air France, a flight I look forward to since all the planes leaving from Paris to Lebanon are catered by a…

July 31, 2013 | Comparative Review

Inside the Cockpit: An Indescribable Experience

Airlines

July 01, 2013

Airlines

Inside the Cockpit: An Indescribable Experience

We all have a secret wishlist that includes the things we hope to experience at least once in our lives. Seeing the inside of a cockpit is one of the things on my list and I finally got the chance to…

July 01, 2013 | Travel

MEA: If Only Customer Service Listens to Passengers' Complaints

Airlines

June 11, 2013

Airlines

MEA: If Only Customer Service Listens to Passengers' Complaints

As usual I'm going to be honest and state facts as they are. Whether good or bad. Many may not agree with me but I think that if MEA listens to a few of the complaints that come their way, and maybe…

June 11, 2013 | Travel

Beirut International Airport and Duty Free: A Detailed Review

Airports

June 03, 2013

Airports

Beirut International Airport and Duty Free: A Detailed Review

You often take the things you know or always see for granted. I have visited many countries and before even leaving or entering a country, I scout the airports, describing them inside out starting…

June 03, 2013 | Travel

Get the Hint MEA: Vivienne Westwood Redesigns Virgin Atlantic Uniforms

News

May 07, 2013

News

Get the Hint MEA: Vivienne Westwood Redesigns Virgin Atlantic Uniforms

With the help of fashion genius Dame Vivienne Westwood will be redesigning the legendary Virgin Atlantic's red uniform. The acclaimed designer is introducing glamor to flights through the…

May 07, 2013

Airport Business Lounges of the World

Airports

March 01, 2013

Airports

Airport Business Lounges of the World

Air Algerie Business Lounge: A Pure Disgrace I was thinking to myself, what are the minimal requirements for a business lounge: A reasonable choice of food, a decent relaxing sofa to sit on, some…

March 01, 2013 | Popular

Have You Tried the Premium Economy Class: Paris-Beirut On-board Air France?

Airlines

January 19, 2013

Airlines

Have You Tried the Premium Economy Class: Paris-Beirut On-board Air France?

Traveling in the Premium Economy cabin of Air France, you will enjoy additional space and superior comfort at a price suited to your personal and professional needs. At the airport and on board,…

January 19, 2013 | Travel

From Paris to Beirut: Air France Business Class on Boeing 777-300

Airlines

January 06, 2013

Airlines

From Paris to Beirut: Air France Business Class on Boeing 777-300

I am going to say it as it is. I don't understand how people still travel with MEA on 'Beirut-Paris' and 'Paris-Beirut' route when the prices are the same on-board Air France yet with a service that…

January 06, 2013 | Travel

The MEA Cedar Business Class to Europe on the A330 Airbus

Airlines

October 08, 2012

Airlines

The MEA Cedar Business Class to Europe on the A330 Airbus

We are proud to have the official Lebanese airlines become a part of the Skyteam alliance. Since my last article, I'll be honest and agree that MEA is improving its services a lot. They are on the…

October 08, 2012 | Travel

Skyteam Business Lounge: Heathrow Airport, London

Travel | London UK Europe

UK

October 03, 2012

Travel

Skyteam Business Lounge: Heathrow Airport, London

...And my quest to discover all business lounges around the world continues discovering the best and most luxurious. After discovering London's greatest secrets, my last stop in the capital is…

October 03, 2012 | London

The MEA Cedar Lounge, Beirut International Airport

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 16, 2012

Airports

The MEA Cedar Lounge, Beirut International Airport

How many times have we criticized our country. How many times have we said negative things about our companies. How easy it is for us to say that we so far from being up to par to international…

September 16, 2012 | Travel | Beirut

MEA Airlines Joins SkyTeam Alliance: We Are Proud!

Airlines

June 30, 2012

Airlines

MEA Airlines Joins SkyTeam Alliance: We Are Proud!

Middle East Airlines, the national airline of Lebanon, is one of the leading Middle Eastern carriers. From its home base in Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Middle East Airlines flies…

June 30, 2012 | News

Middle East Airlines - Time to Say it Outloud

Airlines

March 23, 2012

Airlines

Middle East Airlines - Time to Say it Outloud

For all of you out there who feel you have to fly MEA airlines because you have no other choice, and dread dealing with the unprofessional hostesses every time you step into the airplane, afraid of…

March 23, 2012 | Travel

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