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2011-02-28 06:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today welcomed Middle East Airlines - Air Liban's (MEA) decision to join the SkyTeam global airline alliance in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/CL04792LOGO ) "We are pleased to welcome a second Middle East airline into the alliance and honored that MEA has chosen to link its future growth and success with SkyTeam," said Charlie Pappas, Delta's vice president - Alliances. "MEA's entry into our...

2011-02-28 06:00:00

BEIRUT, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle East Airlines - Air Liban (MEA), the flag carrier of Lebanon, today signed an agreement to join SkyTeam in 2012. MEA will be the alliance's second member from the Middle East, a strategic growth market for SkyTeam. SkyTeam is actively working to strengthen its presence in the Middle East, one of the world's most important and rapidly growing economic regions. The addition of MEA to the alliance network will enable SkyTeam to compete more...

2011-01-19 06:00:00

AMSTERDAM and BEIRUT, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle East Airlines - Air Liban (MEA), the national carrier of Lebanon, will sign an agreement on Feb. 28 to officially start the process of joining SkyTeam in 2012. Customers will benefit from increased access to and from the Middle East and Western Africa. Welcoming MEA to become a full member is a significant step towards enhancing the global network of the alliance. SkyTeam is actively working to strengthen its presence in the...

2008-10-10 12:00:24

SriLankan Airlines and Etihad Airways have joined hands in a historic partnership between the National Carriers of Sri Lanka and the UAE, which will significantly enhance the route networks of both airlines. From 1st October 2008, SriLankan will begin codesharing on Etihad flights to Amman, Geneva, Dublin, Munich, Brussels, and Manchester. Etihad will do the same on SriLankan's flights to Male in the Maldives. The initial partnership between the two award-winning airlines commenced in...

2008-09-15 06:00:28

Etihad to codeshare with malaysia airlines Etihad Airways is to extend further its expanding global network by providing its customers with greater access to destinations in Asia, following the signing of a new codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines. Under the deal, the Abu Dhabi-based airline will place its two- letter 'EY' code on Malaysia Airlines' flights between the country's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, and the popular islands of Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Kuching and Langkawi....

2008-08-19 09:00:48

Etihad Airways has announced that it will launch a new service to Moscow, Russia, from its Abu Dhabi home base in the United Arab Emirates, on December 1, 2008. The airline has also announced that it will launch a new service to Almaty, Kazakhstan, on December 2, 2008. Etihad will operate five flights a week to Moscow and four flights a week to Almaty. Etihad will operate to Moscow on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays with a two-class Airbus A319, configured to carry 104 passengers...

2008-08-11 09:00:49

Middle East airlines agrees $3 million global it upgrade with Sita to boost speed and data access SITA, the specialist provider of IT business solutions and communication services for airlines, today announced a five-year $3 million agreement with Middle East Airlines, Lebanon's national airline, to implement and maintain an advanced communication and data infrastructure across 20 of their sites globally. The implementation will result in speed and data access higher than current levels....

2008-07-15 09:00:32

By Caroline Brothers Bolstered by an inflow of petrodollars, airlines based in the Middle East announced a flurry of orders for new aircraft Monday, with Etihad Airways, Saudi Arabian Airways and a new low-cost carrier, FlyDubai, committing to spend more than $25 billion among them. Bucking a trend that has pushed two dozen airlines, squeezed by high oil prices and falling demand, into bankruptcy this year, the carriers announced the purchase of 158 jets on the first day of the...

2008-07-15 03:00:26

Saudi Arabian Airlines has signed a firm contract with Airbus for eight A330-300 wide body aircraft, as part of its fleet modernization plan. This follows an earlier contract for 22 A320s signed at the end of 2007, marking the first agreement between Saudi Arabian Airlines and Airbus for commercial aircraft in 26 years. With this latest contract, Saudi Arabian Airlines will benefit from the operational commonality and efficiency of a combined Airbus wide body and single aisle fleet....

2008-07-09 09:00:41

Middle East Airlines has opted for the complete payment and acquiring solution from Wirecard, a provider of electronic payment and risk management applications. According to Wirecard, Middle East Airlines (MEA) relies on Wirecard's services since the beginning of June 2008. The scope of the agreement extends from processing payments to all sales channels. The solution is complemented by the integration of the Amadeus booking system and two local banks. Adib Chreif, head of information...


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