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Middle East Airlines

4 of 5 stars
96 Reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 11-206 Airport Road, Beirut 1107-2801 Lebanon +961-1330 Website

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Pleasant surprise

This was our first time to fly MEA, we were pleasantly surprised by the on board service. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Rating summary
  • 4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Seat Comfort
  • 4 of 5 stars
    Customer Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Value for Money
  • 4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Check-in and Boarding
  • 4 of 5 stars
    Food and Beverage
    3.5 of 5 stars
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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96 reviews from our community

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  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Thai first
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English first
Beirut, Lebanon
Level Contributor
296 reviews
423 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

MEA is my favorite airline, it's our national airline, I am a frequent flyer with them. The airplane service is very good, and the most important thing is the safety and high professionalism of the cabin crew.. But one point is the ticket price, it changes on a daily basis and even it is more expensive than any other airline...

International Economy London - Beirut

Thank Manoul
Bsalim, Mont-Liban, Lebanon
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The plane on the MEA is always clean, it's always my first choice when traveling. I usually hate airplane food but the meals offered by MEA are really acceptable even good. The service is impeccable and the staff are very attentive and polite.

International Economy Beirut - Madrid
Thank Zeina D
Level Contributor
109 reviews
35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually used this airline with family as no too much option to Lebanon. Service never enhanced from years and it can be consider decreasing.For Kids its almost impossible to get the seats on first Row ( which is usually secured for family with kids on all airline in order to use the bassinet) as always you have to go...

Middle East Economy Riyadh - Beirut

Thank Noghnosh100
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
43 reviews
17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time to fly MEA, we were pleasantly surprised by the on board service. The plane was clean, great legroom and the service excellent. Will definitely fly MEA again. The only downside to this flight was the check-inn at the Beirut Airport. We were issued the wrong tickets for our flight and the incorrect bag tags were...

Middle East Economy Doha - Beirut

1 Thank Ritzma
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
Level Contributor
73 reviews
52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the way to Dubai we had the bigger plane where the seats are more comfortable and the crew was very nice. The food selection is good and the service is good. The way back we had the smaller plane where the seats do not recline as much (but it is a short distance anyways). The choice of food was...

Middle East Business Class Beirut - Dubai

Thank Shereen H
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Level Contributor
78 reviews
14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

to be fair the plane it self is okay and clean, seats are relatively comfortable and the food was acceptable, but its not as a business class should be comparing to other airlines. the airport services are horrible and checking in is a night mare specially at beirut airport

Middle East Business Class Jeddah - Beirut
Thank Marwan69
Beirut, Lebanon
Level Contributor
4 reviews
2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best airline ever The most delicious food that could be served in a 5 stars restuarant They treat all their clients with equal respect They serve their food with real china A wide variety of enetertainment available on the plane The seats in economy class are extra spacious the best i ve seen in any airline Plus it s...

International Economy Beirut - Paris

Thank Mhamadkh
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Level Contributor
19 reviews
2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the flight was smooth with delicious food :D but the stuff kind of rude no SMILE AT ALL and they are talking with kind of nerves if somebody ask anything maybe at that flight the crew were nerves :D

Middle East Economy Beirut - Amman
Thank Rafea H
Level Contributor
209 reviews
90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the National Carrier for Lebanon. Their airplanes are very good, services are more than acceptable with good options for food and beverages. The entertainment system is good and the staff are usually friendly.

Middle East Economy Kuwait City - Beirut
Thank IbizaLoveYou
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
22 reviews
4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The flight was smooth, amazing pilots. The food was good with choice of selection, and the entertainment on board was okay. (depending on the plane)

International Economy Beirut - Athens
Thank kurtbowie
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“Early booking is the best thing to catch good price..”
 of 5 stars Manoul, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“take first seats in business to ensure you get your food choice or choose it before.”
 of 5 stars ShereenH_12, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“go as early as [ossible specially if you are in beirut”
 of 5 stars Marwan69, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The seating is comfortable if the plane is from the new fleet”
 of 5 stars kurtbowie, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest travelers should look for an alternative airline when available.”
 of 5 stars usamahd, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
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About Middle East Airlines
The national flag carrier of Lebanon, Middle East Airlines (ME) is based in Beirut and operates from a hub at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY). The airline, which was founded in 1945, is a member of the SkyTeam alliance. It flies to about 35 destinations in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa, and also offers charter flights. Middle East Airlines also has codeshare agreements with about 10 other carriers. Its fleet of 17 aircraft features two cabins: Cedar Class, which is the equivalent of Business Class, and Economy Class. At some airports, Cedar Class passengers and elite frequent fliers have access to the airline's lounge.
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