Planning a trip to the Lebanese capital? Fly to Beirut with flydubai and you’ll have a wide variety of flights to choose from.
Once your ticket to Beirut is booked, checking in is made easy with our flexible options. Multiple departure locations offer online check-in, meaning you can simply arrive at the airport and drop off your bags. If not, just head to one of our terminal counters and check-in with our friendly team who will have you sailing through to security in no time.
Step onboard our aircraft, settle into your seat and make the most of your personal touchscreen – putting a spectrum of entertainment at your fingertips. If films, music and TV shows aren’t your thing, you can surf the net instead using our onboard WiFi.
Satisfy any hunger cravings with our range of inflight bites – there’s wraps, sandwiches, nuts and chocolate all up for grabs. If you’d prefer a meal, you can pre-order from our onboard menu which contains everything from a hearty breakfast to a fragrant Goan-style fish curry for dinner.
Considered the Paris of the Middle East, Beirut is one charming place to visit. Stroll the city’s streets and you’ll discover architecture influenced by the Byzantines, Romans, Ottomans and French.
What better way to enjoy Beirut’s Mediterranean weather than with a wander along the city’s promenade? The waterfront esplanade is the best place to enjoy Beirut’s seaside scenery.
Culinary feasts are what this city does best, showcasing a fusion of Lebanese and Mediterranean cuisine. Indulge in a delicious mix of tabbouleh, grilled meat, hummus and freekeh in leisurely local style over a game of backgammon.
As one of the oldest cities in the world, it’s no wonder that Beirut has evolved into a heady spot on the Mediterranean. Though you’ll still find tales of ancient history etched into the city’s architecture, Beirut has plenty of cosmopolitan touches, too.
The city is bursting with natural beauty – just head to the Corniche for a taste of it. The promenade hugs Beirut’s coastline, showcasing the glittering Mediterranean and a series of sheer cliffs. The most famous spot along the stretch is Pigeon Rocks - two offshore natural arches that look spectacular at sunset. For green respite in the city, don’t miss Horsh Beirut, a 40,000 sq-metre pine forest.
Several pockets of Beirut have sprouted lively neighbourhoods in recent years, none more so than Mar Mikhael. It’s built a reputation as one of the go-to destinations in the city for all things culturally cool, teeming with restaurants, boutique hotels, galleries and bars. The trendy hotspot is also home to colourful graffiti. Just take a walk around the area’s streets to soak up the eye-catching urban art.
Museum lovers will be in their element in Beirut. There’s the striking Italian-style Sursock Museum full of contemporary art, a stunning collection of Armenian artefacts in the Cilicia Museum and the National Museum of Beirut which contains objects that date back to the Bronze Age. Other cultural gems include Beirut Art Center where you can experience a range of artistic forms, including photography, video and theatre.
Before you go to Beirut, make sure you have the right visa documentation in place. Check with your embassy before departure, as you may or may not need a visa, depending on your home country.
During your trip to Beirut you’ll use Lebanon’s national currency – the Lebanese Pound (LBP). Frequently used notes include: 1,000, 5,000, 10,000.
During your trip to Beirut, you’ll find Arabic is the most common language. However, both English and French are widely spoken, too.
Go to Beirut and expect a warm Mediterranean climate. During the summer, temperatures soar to the late thirties, but can drop to as low as 11°C in winter months.
While in Beirut, you can choose to explore either by car, taxi or bus. It’s worth noting that if you choose to hire a car, you need to be at least 23 years old, have held a driver's license for a minimum of two years and have an international driving permit.
flydubai operates out of Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport. Once you’ve touched down, it’s only a quick 15 minute journey to Beirut city centre."
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