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Middle East Airlines Launches New London-Beirut Fare

Middle East Airlines is introducing a new round-trip fare of £220 plus taxes of £73.00 between London Heathrow and Beirut for outward travel between May 1-31, 2005, and returning between May 8-June 20, 2005.

There is a Saturday night minimum stay requirement and the maximum permitted stay is 21 days. Reservations for both the outbound and inbound flights must be made at the same time, and if changed there will be a charge of £75.00.

Agents’ commission is nine per cent.

‘The Lebanon offers the visitor the opportunity of experiencing of one of the most historic regions in the Middle East as well as showing its ability to overcome challenges with the same pragmatism that it has shown over the centuries’, said U.K. manager Mrs Naima Kassir.

‘The business opportunities are greater than ever while the hospitality of the Lebanese people is legendary for tourists and business people alike. Modern and sophisticated hotels and restaurants are eager to welcome the visitor and Lebanese food and wine are well known throughout the Middle East.


‘Beirut wants to reclaim its position as the international centre of the region and while there is much that remains to be done, the people of Lebanon are renowned for their will to survive and ability to overcome challenges as they have in recent years.’

To make reservations and for flight enquiries, call 020-7467 8000.

MEA operates five non-stop flights weekly from London Heathrow to Beirut, departing at 13.00 and arriving 19.30 daily except Mondays and Fridays, and increasing to daily from May 30 with the addition of two overnight flights on Mondays and Fridays, departing at 22.45 arriving 05.15.