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Lebanon Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, while Cyprus is west across the Mediterranean Sea.

Airbus delivers third A321neo aircraft to Middle East Airlines

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020 05:57

Middle East Airlines (MEA) has taken delivery of Airbus’ A320 Family aircraft with manufacturer serial number 10,000. MSN10,000 is the third A321neo to join the all Airbus MEA fleet, taking ... Read More

Airbus Foundation delivers humanitarian aid to Beirut

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 15, 2020 00:27

Immediately after the recent blast in Beirut, Lebanon, Airbus provided satellite imagery to analyse the damage and helped government analysts, NGOs and first responders gain visibility into the catastrophe. Now ... Read More

Emirates is taking a stand with Lebanon: Cargo Airbridge initiated

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2020 10:07

In the wake of the Port of Beirut explosions which have devastated many parts of Lebanon's capital city, Emirates is standing with Lebanon to provide critical emergency relief and aid ... Read More

Unfolding terror attack in Lebanon? Port and Beirut Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 4, 2020 16:00

A terror attack may be unfolding in Lebanon.  A massive explosion shook Lebanon's capital Beirut wounding a number of people and causing widespread damage. The blast appeared to be centered ... Read More

Economics rule reopening travel to Dubai, Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Tunisia despite epidemic?

The Media Line The Media Line- July 25, 2020 06:09

Arab countries, particularly those heavily dependent on tourism such as Dubai, Egypt, and Lebanon, are taking different approaches when loosening the closures they imposed on their borders and airports to ... Read More

Pope Francis Aids Lebanon Youth: Sends $200,000 for Scholarships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 16, 2020 19:58

Pope Francis arranged for an extraordinary intervention for Lebanon affected by "a serious crisis" and poverty, thinking in particular of the education of the younger generations. The hope is that ... Read More

Lebanon reducing flights to Iran due to Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2020 08:30

Lebanon is reducing flights from Beirut to Teheran and other Cities with confirmed cases of coronavirus. Two Iranian airlines, Iran Air and Mahan Air, have two daily flights between Iran ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019 18:58

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to Lebanon. The Saudi move was reported by the Saudi Press Agency ... Read More

UAE citizens ready to visit Lebanon again

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 8, 2019 07:00

The United Arab Emirates says it will allow its citizens to again go to Lebanon, ending a yearslong ban on travel to the country. It says Emiratis can travel to ... 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 05:03

In a milestone ceremony held in Beirut yesterday, Airways New Zealand and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Lebanon officially opened an advanced air traffic control (ATC) simulation facility – future-proofing ATC training ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 16:33

Beirut airport has introduced new procedures allowing foreign travelers to skip time-consuming arrival and departure cards. The new measure was welcomed by passengers who saw their waiting time reduced. “No ... Read More

Middle East Airlines orders four Airbus A321XLRs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 16:50

Middle East Airlines (MEA), the flag carrier of Lebanon, has signed a firm order for four A321XLRs, making it the launch airline customer of Airbus latest evolution of the winning ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019 02:26

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as the crowd grew larger and larger when the facility suffered ... Read More

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 18:36

At an international event held in Dubai, Lebanon was crowned the most beautiful in the Middle East, as Chateau Rweiss won the international DWP ACE Wedding Property of the Year ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018 08:11

Dubai based Emirates Airlines has been operating in Lebanon for more than 27 years and in celebration of 5 Million Passenger milestone, a handful of passengers were treated to Business ... Read More

Lebanese town attracts tourists with female cops in mini shorts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 22, 2018 16:43

Attractive young policewomen in black mini-shorts and red berets are patrolling the streets in the Lebanese town of Broummana as part of its mayor’s plan to attract more tourists and ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2018 02:25

Kuwait Airways, the country’s national carrier, has announced it will cease all flights to Beirut starting Thursday. The decision was made in light of a security warning that came from ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 16, 2017 18:20

Lebanon on Wednesday joined other Arab nations in abolishing a law that lets rapists escape punishment if they marry their victims in a move applauded by women’s rights campaigners. On ... Read More

Etihad Abu Dhabi – Beirut now also on Dreamliner B787

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 25, 2017 08:41

Etihad Airways today introduced the Boeing 787-9 on its scheduled daily service from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to Beirut, Lebanon. The new 787 Dreamliner ... Read More

Profit Grows at Beirut Hotels as Demand Thrives in Q1 2017

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 11, 2017 02:23

Hotels in Beirut, Lebanon have a had a strong start to the year, recording a 21.0 per cent year-on-year increase in profit per room in Q1 2017, which has been ... Read More

Profit Drops As Amman Hotels Struggle to Contain Costs

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 11, 2017 02:21

Despite recording a 1.0 per cent increase in total revenue this month, hotels in Amman suffered a 6.1 per cent decline in profit per room as costs continue to escalate. ... Read More