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Top Tier Privileges

What MEA top tiers can bring you?

  • At Reservations

    (1) - Available on ME coded flights-operated by ME (up to 48 hrs). Available on SkyTeam flights, for flights more than 6 hours (up to 24 hrs).

    Exclusive contact numbers:

    You have your own and exclusive numbers:
    Tel: 961-1-629333
    Fax: 961-1-623195
    E-mail: callcent@mea.com.lb

    Guaranteed Seat in Economy Class:

    - MEA provides Platinum and Gold members a confirmed full-fare reservation in Economy class on fully-booked ME coded flights operated by MEA, provided reservation is made 48 hours prior to departure and only if all classes are sold out.
    - MEA reserves the right to decline providing guaranteed seats in Economy class on over-booked flights, and offers instead priority on waiting list. 
    - On SkyTeam flights, Platinum and Gold members will have a confirmed full-fare reservation in Economy class on sold-out long haul international flights of 6 hours or more in duration up to 24 hours before departure.

    Preferred seat / meal selection (up to 48 hours):

    Whether you prefer a window or aisle seat, just let us know. You will automatically get the seat if it is available when you reserve. On SkyTeam flights, passengers shall be able to select preferred seat on an international long haul flight of 6 hours or greater, through an advance seat request.You can choose your meal specification, whether vegetarian, diabetic, seafood, low in salt, or low fat, and we'll make sure we automatically order it for you when you reserve.

    Priority waiting list:

    If you reserve within 72 hours of departure on a fully booked flight, we'll do every thing we can to get you a seat; you have priority if someone cancels.

    Privileges on MEA & SkyTeam (unless otherwise indicated)  SkyTeam Elite Plus
    SkyTeam Elite
    At Reservations
    Platinum Gold Silver
    Exclusive telephone & fax numbers  
    Guaranteed seats in Economy class(1)    
    Preferred Seat/Meal selection (up to 48 hours)  
    Priority waiting list  
  • At the Airport:
    • Privileges on MEA & SkyTeam (unless otherwise indicated)  SkyTeam Elite Plus
      SkyTeam Elite
      At the Airport
      Platinum  Gold Silver 
      Protected seat number (up to 1 hour prior departure)(2)    
      Priority ticket issue at Beirut Airport sales office    
      Priority check-in  
      Priority boarding  
      Priority standby  
      Priority baggage and tag handling    
      Only on MEA
      (2) - Available on ME coded flights-operated by MEA.

      Protected seat number (up to 1 hour prior departure):

      Your MEA seat will be protected at the check-in counter up to 1 hour prior to your MEA departure (ME code flights - operated by MEA). Just make sure you quote your membership number when making your reservation or purchasing your ticket.

      Priority ticket issue at BRHIA sales office:

      When you want to purchase last minute tickets, the sales desk at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport will treat your request with priority.

      Priority Check-in:

      The last thing you need on a long journey is a long queue-which is why we are giving you access to faster check-in, at premium desks, even if you're flying Economy. Simply present your Platinum, Gold or Silver Card, and you can check in quickly and easily.

      Priority boarding:

      As a Platinum, Gold or Silver member you can choose to board separately from the other passengers. Whether you prefer to board before or after the main flow of passengers, the choice is yours to ensure your boarding is as easy and convenient as possible, so long as you board within the standard allocated boarding time.

      Priority baggage and tag handling:

      As a Platinum, Gold or Silver member, you can be sure that your baggage will arrive quickly off the conveyor belt, whatever your destination. Just make sure you check in at the Cedar Class counter, and MEA will ensure your luggage is priority tagged.

      Priority standby:

      If ever you find yourself at the airport without a reservation, you will be given priority should seats become available at the last minute.
  • Extra baggage allowance:
    • Privileges on MEA & SkyTeam (unless otherwise indicated)   SkyTeam Elite Plus
      SkyTeam Elite
      Extra baggage allowance Platinum Gold Silver
      Weight Concept 20 Kgs  20 Kgs 10 Kgs
      Piece Concept 1 piece of 23 Kgs   1 piece of 23 Kgs  1 piece of 23 Kgs


  • Airport Lounges*:
    • Privileges on MEA and SkyTeam (unless otherwise indicated)
       SkyTeam Elite Plus

      SkyTeam Elite
       Airport Lounges Access Platinum  Gold Silver
      -MEA Lounge  (3) Yes + 2 guests or direct family members  Yes + 1 guest or direct family members Yes + 1 guest or direct family members
      -Contracted Lounges  (3) Yes + 1 Guest  Yes + 1 Guest Not Allowed
      -SkyTeam Lounges (4) Yes + 1 Guest  Yes + 1 Guest Not Allowed
       
      *Charter flights are excluded
    • (3) When travelling on same MEA flight - same day
    • (4) Same day international flights operated by SkyTeam
  • Other Privileges:
    • Privileges on MEA & SkyTeam (unless otherwise indicated)  SkyTeam Elite Plus
      SkyTeam Elite
      Other Privileges Platinum Gold Silver
      Tier Bonus 75%  50%

      50% Tier Bonus on all SkyTeam Flights:

      * Holders of Platinum Cards earn a special 75% Tier Bonus & Holders of Gold Cards earn a special 50% Tier Bonus* for each flight with MEA or SkyTeam Partners. Non-Qualifying Miles
  • Membership Thresholds:
    • Privileges on MEA & SkyTeam (unless otherwise indicated) SkyTeam Elite Plus
      SkyTeam Elite
      Membership Thresholds Platinum Gold Silver
      Qualifying Miles 70,000  40,000 20,000
      Qualifying one-way flights 60  30 15

      Qualifying Miles:

      Qualifying Miles are the Miles you earn by flying with ME coded flights - operated ME & SkyTeam partners, within one calendar year (01 January - 31 December). The amount you earn corresponds to the distance traveled and the class of service you chose.

      Qualifying one-way Flights:

      Qualifying one-way Flights are sectors flown on ME coded flights - operated ME or SkyTeam during one calendar year (01 January - 31 December).
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