Seven MEA flights will arrive in Lebanon on Saturday afternoon, carrying Lebanese expatriates wishing to return from abroad, as the part of the evacuation plan set by the Lebanese government to address the coronavirus pandemic.
A flight from Larnaca landed at Beirut airport at 12:00 pm, followed by another from Doha expected to land at 2:30 pm, from Paris at 6:00 pm, and from Moscow at 8:30 pm. Three more flights will follow, landing in Beirut after midnight: one coming from Abidjian, and the other from London and Maputo in Mozambique.
The Paris and London flights will be carrying passengers on transit from the United States, Canada, and South America.
PCR testing will be conducted, and the necessary protective measures will be taken, as per the instructions of the Ministry of Public Health.