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Forum: Middle East
Nov 20, 19, 3:08 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,311
Posted By BEYFlyer

Awesome pictures!!! Thank you for sharing. ...

Awesome pictures!!! Thank you for sharing. Finally, they removed the scaffolding off of those pillars ^ ^
Oct 20, 19, 10:21 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 20,482
Posted By BEYFlyer

I dropped my friend off at the airport at 5 this...

I dropped my friend off at the airport at 5 this morning. Roads were clear but eerily quiet. It took us about 15 minutes to get there from my place in Ashrafieh. There is a heavy army presence on the...
Oct 14, 19, 6:07 am
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By BEYFlyer

Thank you for the update Woodbinerich :)

Thank you for the update Woodbinerich :)
Oct 14, 19, 6:06 am
Replies: 79
Views: 9,161
Posted By BEYFlyer

It's very much hit or miss to be honest... I am...

It's very much hit or miss to be honest... I am glad you had a seamless experience at the airport. It seems to be getting better (i.e. they are getting better with the queues) and they are...
Sep 21, 19, 2:37 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 9,161
Posted By BEYFlyer

I literally had to fight my way through the lines...

I literally had to fight my way through the lines of Y passengers to get through to the J check in counter. That was my main concern. Flying in J gives you a bit of a head start but for those flying...
Sep 20, 19, 10:47 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 9,161
Posted By BEYFlyer

Okay... So there are some improvements at the...

Okay... So there are some improvements at the airport but the process still needs a lot of fine tuning. The X-ray machines are out (the ones at the entrance) and you simply “walk” into the check in...
Sep 14, 19, 4:59 am
Replies: 79
Views: 9,161
Posted By BEYFlyer

I am told that the first x-ray points (as you get...

I am told that the first x-ray points (as you get to the airport to check in) have now been removed... You simply walk up to the check in counters with your bag (interesting to see how that is being...
Aug 28, 19, 5:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By BEYFlyer

I have flown MEA a lot in the last year (in...

I have flown MEA a lot in the last year (in business) and on every single flight (to/from Europe mind you), there was a vegetarian option (usually a pasta of some kind) - nothing vegan though (well,...
Aug 23, 19, 3:16 am
Replies: 33
Views: 6,848
Posted By BEYFlyer

Hi BenfromBeirut... Welcome to FlyerTalk. You...

Hi BenfromBeirut... Welcome to FlyerTalk. You forgot the clapping then the mad dash to the exit while the plane is still taxiing :D :D
Jun 15, 19, 7:18 am
Replies: 79
Views: 9,161
Posted By BEYFlyer

Really looking forward to the unveiling of the...

Really looking forward to the unveiling of the "new" aiport... I just hope that they will really rethink their strategy at baggage claim at some point...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 15, 19, 5:25 am
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By BEYFlyer

There is a lot to see and do in Lebanon. As...

There is a lot to see and do in Lebanon. As pointed out above, you have a couple of good options in Baalbeck and Byblos. You can also add Anjar to that. Don't miss a visit to the Gietta grottos...
Jun 13, 19, 10:20 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 9,161
Posted By BEYFlyer

Took me about 50 minutes to get to the lounge......

Took me about 50 minutes to get to the lounge... Traffic has already started increasing but it was moving relatively faster. Check in was quick but the passport area is still very chaotic. Yes the...
Jun 10, 19, 4:39 am
Replies: 79
Views: 9,161
Posted By BEYFlyer

Flew back to Beirut from London on the 5th of...

Flew back to Beirut from London on the 5th of June. Immigration was a lot more "organized" (for lack of a better word). All the "old" points are now for foreign travelers and Lebanese travelers now...
Forum: Middle East
May 3, 19, 5:19 am
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By BEYFlyer

I would recommend staying somewhere near the...

I would recommend staying somewhere near the Gemmayzeh/Mar Mikhael area. Le Gray is a very nice hotel located a short walk from that area (which, by the way, is full of bars and restaurants to...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 17, 18, 4:20 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By BEYFlyer

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Middle East
Oct 30, 18, 4:20 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By BEYFlyer

Very sad indeed :(

Very sad indeed :(
Forum: Middle East
Oct 29, 18, 8:03 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By BEYFlyer

Hi howard38 and welcome to Flyertalk. At one...

Hi howard38 and welcome to Flyertalk. At one point in the not so distant past, Lebanon had a sizable Jewish community. In fact, Jewish holidays used to be celebrated all the time (along with...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 23, 18, 4:58 am
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By BEYFlyer

The city is VERY safe if you choose to walk...

The city is VERY safe if you choose to walk around on your own and folks are friendly and always willing to help in any way they can. If you are planning on taking pictures along your walk, please...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 6, 18, 4:58 am
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By BEYFlyer

Hi! Beirut is relatively safe and The Four Points...

Hi! Beirut is relatively safe and The Four Points is in a "safe" neighborhood :) And you would be happy to know that the newly opened ABC Mall is a short walk away from the hotel (shops, restaurants,...
May 9, 18, 5:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By BEYFlyer

So I came back a week ago from Japan on QR and...

So I came back a week ago from Japan on QR and here are my observations:

1. We parked at a remote stand upon arriving in to Doha and were taken to the terminal in buses (F in one bus, Y in another...
Apr 16, 18, 5:47 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By BEYFlyer

Both Beirut and LAT lounges have had a makeover...

Both Beirut and LAT lounges have had a makeover and are much better than before. Indeed, the new Cedar Lounge is a HUGE step up from what it used to be, so well done to MEA ^ ^ As for staff...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 16, 18, 5:41 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,513
Posted By BEYFlyer

Just go with the flow slickvik and see what...

Just go with the flow slickvik and see what happens. Two days is not enough for Lebanon, unless you only plan to stay in Beirut and enjoy the sites and sounds of the city (which has a lot to offer...
Mar 23, 18, 5:04 am
Replies: 37
Views: 7,378
Posted By BEYFlyer

:confused: Good question... I asked myself the...

:confused: Good question... I asked myself the same question but I guess QR is just trying to "distinguish" itself from the rest at BEY airport (and we are thankful for that) :) :)
Feb 21, 18, 4:24 am
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By BEYFlyer

A380 to Beirut

It has been announced that EK will do a one-off A380 flight to Beirut on March 29th. Really looking forward to that and I am really interested in finding out how the experience will be like at BEY...
Feb 14, 18, 5:10 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,216
Posted By BEYFlyer

Flew to Dubai on EK this past weekend... I could...

Flew to Dubai on EK this past weekend... I could see into the section they are still working on and it looks like progress is being made (albeit a bit too slowly). I reckon another month or so...
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