SkyTeam welcomed (28-Jun-2012) Middle East Airlines – Air Liban (MEA) as its 17th member. The flag carrier of Lebanon, MEA becomes SkyTeam’s second Middle Eastern member, offering customers from the region access to an extensive global network. MEA’s membership of SkyTeam makes it easier for customers to travel to/from Lebanon and benefits the large number of Lebanese diaspora living in the US, Canada and Brazil, who will be able to connect via the major hubs Paris CDG and Rome. Beirut is served by SkyTeam members Alitalia, Air France, Aeroflot, Saudia and TAROM, providing additional connections via their hubs in Europe and the Middle East. [more - original PR] [more - CAPA Analysis]
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