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Encyclopedia > Middle East Airlines
Middle East Airlines Air Liban
IATA
ME
ICAO
MEA
Callsign
CEDAR JET
Founded 1945
Hubs Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport
Frequent flyer program Cedar Miles
Member lounge Cedar Lounge
Alliance SkyTeam (Applied for Associate Member status sponsored by Air France, expected in 2008)
Fleet size 9 (+10 orders)
Destinations 26
Parent company Middle East Airlines / Air Liban SAL
Headquarters Beirut, Lebanon
Key people Mohammad El-Hout (CEO)
Website: http://www.mea.com.lb

Middle East Airlines (MEA) (Arabic: طيران الشرق الأوسط), also known by its full name Middle East Airlines Air Liban (Arabic: طيران الشرق الأوسط الخطوط الجوية اللبنانية), is the national flag-carrier airline of Lebanon, based in Beirut. It operates scheduled international services in the Middle East, Europe and Africa and is based at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport.[1] Image File history File links MEA.png Summary From the official Middle East Airlines (MEA) website. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Beirut International Airport (formerly Chaldea Airport) (IATA: BEY, ICAO: OLBA) (Arabic: مطار بيروت الدولي) located 9 km (5. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... The lounge at ZRH, Switzerland An airport lounge is a lounge owned by a particular airline (or jointly operated by several carriers). ... An airline alliance is an agreement between two or more airlines to cooperate for the foreseeable future on a substantial level. ... SkyTeam is the second largest airline alliance in the world — behind Star Alliance — partnering fourteen carriers from four continents, with two pending members. ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... This article is about the Lebanese city. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... Arabic redirects here. ... Arabic redirects here. ... For other uses, see Flag carrier (disambiguation). ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... This article is about the Lebanese city. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Beirut International Airport (formerly Chaldea Airport) (IATA: BEY, ICAO: OLBA) (Arabic: مطار بيروت الدولي) located 9 km (5. ...


Middle East Airlines (MEA) is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The airline expressed its interest in becoming a SkyTeam associate member in early 2006 at a press conference in New York and the process should be completed by early 2008.[2] The Arab Air Carriers Organization (Arabic: الإتحاد العربي للنقل الجوي) is a regional airline trade organization of Arab airlines established in 1965 by the League of Arab States (more commonly known as the Arab League). ... “IATA” redirects here. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...

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History

Middle East Airlines was founded on May 31, 1945 by Saeb Salam, with operational and technical support from BOAC, with three de Havilland DH.89A Rapides. Operations started on January 1, 1946 with a service between Beirut and Nicosia, followed by flights to Iraq, Egypt, Syria, and Cyprus. Two Douglas DC-3s were acquired in mid-1946. Pan Am acquired a stake and management contract in September 1949. is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Saeb Salam in centre Saeb Salam (1905-21 January 2000) was a Lebanese politician, who served as Prime Minister four times between 1952 and 1973. ... After technical problems with the Comet, BOAC resumed jet service with imported Boeing 707s. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Lebanese city. ... District Nicosia District Government  - Mayor Eleni Mavrou Population (2004)  - City 270,000 (Greek part) 85,000 (Turkish part) 355,000 (Total) Time zone EET (UTC+2) Website: www. ... The Douglas DC-3 is a fixed-wing, propeller-driven aircraft, which revolutionized air transport in the 1930s and 1940s and is generally regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever made (also see Boeing 707 and Boeing 747). ... Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) was the United States principal international airline from the 1930s until its collapse in 1991, and was credited with many innovations that shaped the international airline industry. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Airbus A330-200 takes off
Airbus A330-200 takes off

Pan Am was replaced when BOAC acquired 49% of MEA's shares in 1955. A Vickers Viscount was introduced in October 1955 while an Avro York cargo aircraft was leased in June 1957. On December 15, 1960, the first of four de Havilland Comet 4Cs arrived. After the association with BOAC ended on August 16, 1961, MEA was merged with Air Liban on June 7, 1963 which gave Air France a 30% holding, since relinquished. The full title was then Middle East Airlines Air Liban. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 510 pixelsFull resolution‎ (2,672 × 1,703 pixels, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 510 pixelsFull resolution‎ (2,672 × 1,703 pixels, file size: 2. ... Air Canada Airbus A330 The Airbus A330 is a large_capacity medium_to_long_range commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Airbus. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... The Viscount was a medium-range turboprop airliner introduced in 1953 by Vickers-Armstrongs, making it the first such aircraft to enter service in the world. ... The Avro York was a passenger and freight transport of the 1940s, in both military and civilian applications. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the de Havilland Comet jet airliner. ... is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 158th day of the year (159th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... Air France (formally Société Air France) is Europes largest airline company. ...


In 1963 MEA also took over Lebanese International Airways. The fleet was modernised with the addition of three Sud Aviation Caravelles, in April 1963; three Boeing 720Bs, in January 1966; one leased Vickers VC10, in March 1967; and a number of Boeing 707-320Cs, from November 1967. The SE 210 Caravelle was the first short/medium-range jet airliner, produced by the French Sud Aviation firm starting in 1955 (when it was still known as SNCASE). ... For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... Pan Am 707 The Boeing 707 is a four engined commercial passenger jet aircraft developed by Boeing in the early 1950s. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... The Vickers VC10 is a British airliner designed and built by Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd and first flown in 1962. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... The Boeing 707 is an American four-engine commercial passenger jet airliner developed by Boeing in the early 1950s. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ...


The present title was adopted in November 1965 when the airline was completely merged with Air Liban. Although operations were interrupted by the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, MEA restarted by acquiring a Convair CV-990A from American Airlines, which entered service on June 24, 1969. A Boeing 747-200B entered service in June 1975 on the Beirut - London route. Operations were interrupted again until 1990, until the political situation stabilised. Airbus A310-300s were acquired in 1993 and 1994, followed by an A321-200 and an A330-200, (which replaced the A310s). The airline was restructured in 2001. (Redirected from 1967 Arab-Israeli war) The 1967 Arab-Israeli War, also known as the Six-Day War or June War, was fought between Israel and its Arab neighbors Egypt, Jordan, and Syria. ... NASA Convair 990 The Convair 990 Coronado was a jet airliner produced by the Convair division of General Dynamics, a stretched version of their earlier Convair 880 produced in response to a request from American Airlines. ... American Airlines, Inc. ... is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... The Boeing 747, sometimes nicknamed the Jumbo Jet,[4][5] is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing in the United States. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... The Airbus A310 is a medium to long-range widebody airliner manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. It was Airbus second model to be introduced, and is a shortened derivative of the A300. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...

Airbus A330-200 landing
Airbus A330-200 landing

On September 7, 2006, Israel ended its 8-week long air blockade on Lebanon. A Middle East Airlines flight from Paris landed at Rafik Hariri International Airport at 6:06 p.m. local time. MEA resumed regularly scheduled flights on September 11, 2006. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 494 pixelsFull resolution‎ (2,657 × 1,641 pixels, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 494 pixelsFull resolution‎ (2,657 × 1,641 pixels, file size: 2. ... Air Canada Airbus A330 The Airbus A330 is a large_capacity medium_to_long_range commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Airbus. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Beirut International Airport is an airport located in Beirut, Lebanon. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The airline will introduce self check-in kiosks at Beirut's international airport and launch the Arabesk regional alliance with six other Arab carriers. They will be floating 10 to 20% of their shares in the Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) as part of long-term plans to fully privatize the airline. Arabesk is a genre termed by Turkish musicologists for a regressive type of sound to come out of Turkey in the 1960s. ...


The airline is majority owned by the Banque du Liban (99.37%) and employs 2,437 staff (at March 2007).[1] Headquarters in Beirut Banque du Liban (Arabic: مصرف لبنان) is the central bank of Lebanon. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Destinations

Middle East Airlines operates to the following international scheduled destinations: [3]


Africa

A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Freeway along the Ébrié Lagoon near the Plateau, Abidjans business district and centre of the city. ... Port Bouet Airport is located in Abidjan, Côte dIvoire. ... Accra, population 1,970,400 (2005), is the capital of Ghana. ... Kotoka International Airport (IATA: ACC, ICAO: DGAA) in Accra, Ghana is the countrys most important international air facility. ... Kano is the administrative center of the Kano State and the third largest city in Nigeria, in terms of geographical size, after Ibadan and Lagos. ... IATA Airport Code KAN Kano is served by the following airlines : Afriqiyah Airways Bellview Airlines Egyptair Kabo Air (airline hub) KLM Middle East Airlines Saudi Arabian Airlines Sudan Airways ... For other uses, see Lagos (disambiguation). ... Murtala Muhammed International Airport (IATA: LOS, ICAO: DNMM) is located in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria, and is the major airport serving the city of Lagos, southwestern Nigeria and the entire nation. ...

Europe

Airbus A321-200 lands at London Heathrow Airport
Airbus A321-200 lands at London Heathrow Airport

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Middle East

MEA at the Hariri-Beirut International Airport

A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x959, 520 KB) Summary A view of the east side of the west wing at Beiruts Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY/OLBA). ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x959, 520 KB) Summary A view of the east side of the west wing at Beiruts Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY/OLBA). ... Abu Dhabi or Abu Zaby (Arabic language: أبوظبي) is the largest of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates and was also the largest of the former Trucial States. ... Abu Dhabi International Airport (Arabic: ) (IATA: AUH, ICAO: OMAA) is an airport located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ... For other meanings, see Amman (disambiguation) and Ammann. ... Queen Alia International Airport (IATA: AMM, ICAO: OJAI) (Arabic: مطار الملكة علياء الدولي; transliterated: Matar al-Malikah Alya ad-Dowaly) A two terminal airport, situated in Zizya (زيزياء) area, 20 miles (32km) south of Amman, the capital city of Jordan. ... This article is about the Lebanese city. ... Beirut International Airport (formerly Chaldea Airport) (IATA: BEY, ICAO: OLBA) (Arabic: مطار بيروت الدولي) located 9 km (5. ... For other uses, see Cairo (disambiguation). ... Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA) (Arabic: مطار القاهرة الدولي) is the major civilian airport in Cairo, Egypt. ... Dammam Corniche Dammam (Also Damman or Ad Dammām) is the capital of the Ash Sharqiyah province in Saudi Arabia. ... King Fahd International Airport (Arabic: مطار الملك فهد الدولي) (IATA: DMM, ICAO: OEDF) is located near Qatif, Saudi Arabia. ... Coordinates: , Emirate Government  - Emir Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area [1]  - Metro 4,114 km² (1,588. ... Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي الدولي) is the international airport serving Dubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. ... , Nickname: Location of Jeddah Coordinates: , Country Province Established 500+ BC Government  - Mayor Adil Faqeeh  - City Governor Mishal Al-Saud  - Provincial Governor Khalid al Faisal Area  - City 1,320 km²  (509. ... King Abdulaziz International Airport (Arabic: مطار الملك عبدالعزيز الدولي) (IATA: JED, ICAO: OEJN) is an aviation facility located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. ... Kuwait City Kuwait City (also Al-Kuwait - الكويت), population 32,403 (2005 Census), is the capital of the emirate of Kuwait and part of the Al-Asimah governorate. ... Kuwait International Airport is located in Al-Maqwa, Kuwait, near Kuwait City. ... Riyadh (Arabic: ar-Riyāḍ) is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. ... King Khalid International Airport (IATA: RUH, ICAO: OERK) (Arabic: مطار الملك خالد الدولي) is located 35 kilometers north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, designed by the architectural firm of Hellmuth, Obata, and Kassabaum. ... View of the Red Sea and Tiran Island from the Sheraton Sharm hotel. ... Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport (Arabic: ), formerly Ophira International Airport, (IATA: SSH, ICAO: HESH) is an international airport located in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. ...

Future destinations

MEA is planning to increase Frankfurt service to from 4x weekly to daily as well as increase Amman, Dubai, Cairo, Riyadh, and Jeddah from daily to twice daily. It is also planning to start daily service to Doha and is studying the possibility of adding Moscow, Madrid, Zurich, and Khartoum as new destinations. [4] For other uses, see Frankfurt (disambiguation). ... For other meanings, see Amman (disambiguation) and Ammann. ... Coordinates: , Emirate Government  - Emir Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area [1]  - Metro 4,114 km² (1,588. ... For other uses, see Cairo (disambiguation). ... Riyadh (Arabic: ar-Riyāḍ) is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. ... , Nickname: Location of Jeddah Coordinates: , Country Province Established 500+ BC Government  - Mayor Adil Faqeeh  - City Governor Mishal Al-Saud  - Provincial Governor Khalid al Faisal Area  - City 1,320 km²  (509. ... For other uses, see Doha (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Spanish capital. ... Location within Switzerland   Zürich[?] (German pronunciation IPA: ; usually spelled Zurich in English) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ... Nickname: Khartoums location in Sudan Coordinates: , Government  - Governor Abdul Halim al Mutafi Population (2005)  - Urban Over 1 Million For other uses, see Khartoum (disambiguation). ...


Fleet

The MEA fleet consists of the following aircraft as of May 2007:[citation needed]

MEA Middle Eastern Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers
(First/Economy)
Notes
Airbus A320-200 (6 orders) Converted from A319
Airbus A321-200 6 149 (31/118) Short-medium haul routes
Airbus A330-200 3
(4 orders)
250 (42/208) Short-medium haul routes

(Current 3 will be returned after delivery of the 4 new aircraft) The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner. ...

  • During an interview with MEA Chairman Mr. Mohamad El-Hout in March 2007, he indicated that the airline has four Airbus A330s and four A319s (later converted to A320s) on order and that they will start taking delivery of these aircraft in June 2008.[citation needed]
  • On June 27, 2007, Middle East Airlines announced it will be taking a $60,000,000 loan from Lebanese banking company Fransabank to purchase two Airbus A320s, and the loan must be paid off in 10 years.
  • In early October, MEA announced a new modified livery for its fleet as well as an increase of its A320 order from four to six aircraft.

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Codeshare agreements

[citation needed]

Air France (formally Société Air France) is Europes largest airline company. ... Qatar Airways (Arabic: القطرية) is the flag carrier airline of Qatar, based in Doha. ... Tunisair Airbus A320-200 Tunisair (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية التونسية), formed in 1948 is the national flag carrier airline of Tunisia. ... Yemenia - Yemen Airways (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية اليمنية) is the national airline of Yemen, based in Sanaa. ... SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français) (French National Railway Company) is a French public enterprise. ...

Subsidiaries

Middle East Airlines (MEA) fully owns the following subsidiaries, although they are operated independently.

  • Middle East Airports Services (MEAS)
Operates and maintains Beirut's Rafic Hariri International Airport from cleaning the rest rooms in the terminal to de-rubberizing the runways.
  • Middle East Airlines Ground Handling (MEAG)
The dominant ground handling company in Beirut's Rafic Hariri International Airport handling nearly 80% of all customers. Recently launched fixed base operator services from the new General Aviation Terminal under the name Cedar Jet Center.
  • Mideast Aircraft Services Company (MASCO)
The only fully fledged aircraft maintenance provider in Beirut's Rafic Hariri International Airport specializing in maintaining Airbus aircraft. The company is PART 145 certified which allows it to carry maintenance on European registered aircraft. Main clients include Cyprus Airways.

Rafiq Hariri International Airport (also called Beirut International Airport, formerly Chaldea Airport) (IATA: BEY, ICAO: OLBA) (Arabic: مطار رفيق حريري الدولي) located 9 km (5. ... Rafiq Hariri International Airport (also called Beirut International Airport, formerly Chaldea Airport) (IATA: BEY, ICAO: OLBA) (Arabic: مطار رفيق حريري الدولي) located 9 km (5. ... A Fixed Base Operator (also known as Fixed Base of Operation), or FBO, is a service center at an airport that may be a private enterprise or may be a department of the municipality that the airport serves. ... Rafiq Hariri International Airport (also called Beirut International Airport, formerly Chaldea Airport) (IATA: BEY, ICAO: OLBA) (Arabic: مطار رفيق حريري الدولي) located 9 km (5. ... This article is about the airliner manufacturer. ... Cyprus Airways (Greek: Κυπριακές Αερογραμμές, Kipriakes Aerogrammes) is the national airline of Cyprus, based in Nicosia. ...

References

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-04-10, p. 50. 
  2. ^ Skyteam Press release
  3. ^ MEA Route Map
  4. ^ MEA to buy 2 new aircraft with Fransabank financing The Daily Star (28 June 2007).

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