Middle East Airlines
In 1945, Middle East Airlines was established and launched its first service from Beirut to the neighboring cities of Syria, Cyprus, Egypt then Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and other destinations in the Gulf. In 1963, after the merger with Air Liban, MEA added new European, Middle Eastern and West African destinations to its worldwide network.
From 1998 to 2002, MEA implemented its largest restructuring ever, turning around the company from huge annual losses reaching 87 Million dollars in 1997 to achieve a net profit of 22 Million dollars in 2003. In 2004, MEA achieved a net profit of 50 Million dollars. The business plan included the rationalization of MEA’s network, streamlining its purchasing policy, cost reductions at all levels of the airline, the launch of the frequent flyer program and yield management systems, as well as a number of other measures destined to modernize and restructure the airline.
In 2010, MEA took delivery of 2 new A320’s: The first A320 in May 2010 and the second A320 in June 2010. Along with the expansion of its fleet, MEA has added Baghdad, Erbil, and Al Medina to its network and increased its frequencies to existing destinations and resumed flights to Berlin and Brussels.
In June 2012, MEA officially joined SkyTeam Alliance.
SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive global network with more destinations, more frequencies and more connectivity.
We fly to: Frankfurt (FRA)
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