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Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to Lebanon. ... Read More

UAE citizens ready to visit Lebanon again

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 8, 2019

The United Arab Emirates says it will allow its citizens to again go to Lebanon, ending a yearslong ban on ... Read More

3-year travel ban to Lebanese Republic ended

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 8, 2019

In 2016, the UAE banned its citizens from traveling to Lebanon. Citing concerns over the political climate in the Lebanese ... Read More

Airways New Zealand opens advanced air traffic control (ATC) simulation facility in Beirut, Lebanon

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 25, 2019

In a milestone ceremony held in Beirut yesterday, Airways New Zealand and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Lebanon officially opened ... Read More

Travelers excited about faster transit at Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

Beirut airport has introduced new procedures allowing foreign travelers to skip time-consuming arrival and departure cards. The new measure was ... Read More

Middle East Airlines orders four Airbus A321XLRs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019

Middle East Airlines (MEA), the flag carrier of Lebanon, has signed a firm order for four A321XLRs, making it the ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as ... Read More

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

At an international event held in Dubai, Lebanon was crowned the most beautiful in the Middle East, as Chateau Rweiss ... Read More

Dubai to Beirut on Emirates: Why 5 Million Passengers love it?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018

Dubai based Emirates Airlines has been operating in Lebanon for more than 27 years and in celebration of 5 Million ... Read More

Lebanese town attracts tourists with female cops in mini shorts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 22, 2018

Attractive young policewomen in black mini-shorts and red berets are patrolling the streets in the Lebanese town of Broummana as ... Read More

Kuwait Airways halts all flights to Beirut over “serious security warnings”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2018

Kuwait Airways, the country’s national carrier, has announced it will cease all flights to Beirut starting Thursday. The decision was ... Read More

Lebanon joins the 21st century, abolishes ‘marry your rapist’ law

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 16, 2017

Lebanon on Wednesday joined other Arab nations in abolishing a law that lets rapists escape punishment if they marry their ... Read More

Etihad Abu Dhabi – Beirut now also on Dreamliner B787

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 25, 2017

Etihad Airways today introduced the Boeing 787-9 on its scheduled daily service from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United ... Read More

Profit Grows at Beirut Hotels as Demand Thrives in Q1 2017

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 11, 2017

Hotels in Beirut, Lebanon have a had a strong start to the year, recording a 21.0 per cent year-on-year increase ... Read More

Profit Drops As Amman Hotels Struggle to Contain Costs

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 11, 2017

Despite recording a 1.0 per cent increase in total revenue this month, hotels in Amman suffered a 6.1 per cent ... Read More