The Lebanese carrier is the second Middle Eastern member and serves 30 international destinations from Beirut.
“By welcoming MEA into SkyTeam we are offering our customers increased travel options to and from Lebanon, particularly given its strong trade links with the Gulf Region, Asia, Africa and the Americas – all regions with a considerable SkyTeam footprint,” said Michael Wisbrun, SkyTeam’s managing director.
“Joining SkyTeam allows us to expand our global reach and offer our customers hundreds more worldwide destinations,” said MEA chairman – director general Mohamad El-Hout. “Becoming a SkyTeam member is integral to our strategy for growth and increased profitability as we look forward to a future of cooperation with our alliance partners.”
MEA customers can now earn and redeem miles on services operated by all SkyTeam member airlines while members of other SkyTeam airlines’ frequent flyer programs can also earn and redeem miles when flying on MEA operated flights.To receive our free weekly round-up of all news stories from our site, click here
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