Middle East Airlines (MEA)

MEA Slashes Ticket Surcharge After Oil Price Drop

Middle East Airlines has reduced surcharge costs to reflect the recent drop in oil prices, company chairman Mohammad al-Hout announced Monday.   “Middle East Airlines has reduced by 50 percent the charge on travel tickets that had been imposed due to the surge in oil prices,” Hout said after meeting Prime Minister Tammam Salam, according to a statement released by the premier's office.   MEA had imposed a surcharge of about 15 percent of the price of a ticket after oil