We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
See all airlines

Middle East Airlines

633 reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 11-206 Airport Road, Beirut Lebanon 1107-2801
Sun 30/06
Sun 07/07
4.0633 reviews
Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Seat comfort
In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
Onboard Experience
Customer service
Value for money
Check-in and boarding
Food and beverage
Airline Deals
About Middle East Airlines

Airline Alliance

Headquarters: PO Box 11-206 Airport Road, Beirut Lebanon 1107-2801

Airline Summary

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.
Airline Deals
Traveller rating
  • 233
  • 226
  • 81
  • 31
  • 64
  • More
  • More
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Beirut - Jeddah
Middle East
Business Class
We have taken MEA many times and each trip it seems that their service is getting better and better. They have a great on time schedule and their on board service is tops within the Middle East. We look forward to each MEA trip as this last week we flew from Beirut to Jeddah in
Read more
Beirut - Yerevan
We had the honor to fly with the captain performing his last take off before his retirement. During the flight he told us about his experience in his carrier. So we were very happy for him at the same time hard to listen somebody is doing his last flight as a captain.
Read more
Beirut - Athens
The seat was broken, they had to call a technician after several requests to solve my problem. then there was tremendous quantity of advertising on the screen. flight attendants are poorly trained and non-professional
Read more
Kuwait City - Beirut
Middle East
This Airline Is Old But Safe and Awesome!. On The MEA Cabin, There Is Yummy food, Inflight Entertainment, Nice Cabin Crew Uniform and More!!!!!!. We Thank Allah For Flying With MEA!!!!. ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤
Read more
London - Cairo
Flew to Cairo and back changing at Beirut, (booked through flight centre) as it was cheaper than flying direct. Never heard of MEA but was pleasantly surprised. Good food and service, all flights were on time. legroom was quite good in economy. Can't fault it really. Also quite
Read more
Album Categories
All photosTravellerFood and DrinkOnboard FeatureAirportView from WindowSeatCabinAirline LoungeOur fleet
Seat condition
Photo provided by managementMiddle East Airlines
Middle East Airlines
Photo provided by managementMiddle East Airlines
Middle East Airlines
"Travel Business Class and make good use of their Lounge...it is relaxing and enjoyable..."
"Use the MEA app"
"Direct flight with MEA is shorter flight duration and great timing of flights"
"Complete your online check-in within 24 hrs before departure, to get a good seat. Remember your PNR code for checking in online."
"Avoid traveling with this airline unless if you have any other option. The pilots aren’t so bad though."
Claim this airline page
Airline managers! Register now and reply to member reviews.
Register Middle East Airlines