OD-BWH From Kuwait, joined Jan 2002, 400 posts, RR: 2 Posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2041 times:
Beirut Airport got busy today and yesterday, and will keep doing so till tomorrow with the arrival and departure of Arab, European and other representatives who attended the Lebanese Parliament assembly to elect a new president after 18 months of vacancy.
I'd love to have pics of the airport, though I know it's not possible. Is there a log of the arriving and departing aircraft?
Excluding the normal summer seasonal increases, MEA is increasing Abu Dhabi from 5x weekly to daily and will be starting service to Doha in two days on a 4x weekly basis increasing to daily on June 18. Paris also goes from 1x daily A321 and 1x daily A330 to 2x daily A330 starting June 21 as a result of the delivery of the 4th A330.
I haven't noticed much changes for other airlines although I assume they probably haven't had time to react to the new developments in Lebanon yet.
In January 2009, MEA will take delivery of its first of six A320s so we should see service increases then as well.
"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." - Khalil Gibran
MEA330 From Lebanon, joined Aug 2002, 296 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1372 times:
Other notable schedule changes:
5 times weekly DXB departure at 02:15AM (in addition to usual afternoon departure ME428)
Daily DOH service using A321
Most other changes are the usual upgrade/increase for summer timetable and summer destinations: NCE, CGN, CPH.