FLIGHT ME305
CLASS OF SERVICE Economy
SEAT NUMBER 25A
AIRCRAFT Airbus A321
TAKEOFF 14-04-21 11 a.m.
VIEWS 2523
LANDING AT 11:55 a.m.
Jamil_Itani
The 9th October 2014

Photo review of Middle East Airlines flight from Cairo to Beirut in Economy

Egypt forever will capture my heart as I am half Lebanese half Egyptian. When I was 6-8 years old I used to visit Cairo on MEA old B707/B720s. This year I had visited Cairo to spend the eastern vacation and now it is time to fly back to Beirut as my vacation had ended.
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Our plane to Beirut will be MEA's A321-231 (OD-RMJ) received by MEA in late 2003. We arrived at the airport 2 hours before departure and checked-in quickly, then we headed to the VIP lounge at Cairo which provides a wide view of the tarmac. Most of the pictures I had snapped covers MASRIA Airbus fleet, Royal Jordanian, Saudia…
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Then the Cedar Lady arrived and started posing in the sun like an elegant lady
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We were transferred to the plane by bus and immediately taxing procedures started. During taxining to the Runway I was able to snap some old Egypt Air A340 left for scrap in addition to a view of the terminal.
Take-off was smooth from runway 5L, and we had a good view of old Cairo.
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Soon after reaching our cruise attitude of 32,000 feet, we were offered snacks as the whole flight duration is 55 minutes…
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Soon we started our (Top of Descent) and we approached Beirut. I captured the whole approach process of these old IFE screens.

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Again an impressive MEA flight

Verdict

Middle East Airlines 

Cabin 10.0
Cabin crew 10.0
Entertainment 8.5
meal/catering 8.5
TOTAL 9.3/10

Independent Terminal 1 Lounges 

Comfort 5.0
meal/catering 5.0
Services 5.0
Entertainment 5.0
TOTAL 5.0/10

Cairo - CAI 

Efficiency 5.0
Access 5.0
Services 5.0
Cleanliness 5.0
TOTAL 5.0/10

Beirut - BEY 

Efficiency 10.0
Access 10.0
Services 10.0
Cleanliness 10.0
TOTAL 10.0/10

Conclusion

Outstanding performance with MEA

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