Middle East Airlines chairman Mohammad Hout.
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The Middle East Airlines is negotiating the acquisition of four additional wide-body aircrafts to beef up its current fleet, the chairman of the national carrier Mohamad al-Hout disclosed Tuesday.Hout said that MEA is negotiating the purchase or lease of four new planes with wide bodies.MEA is supposed to receive the first two aircraft in 2019 and the remaining two in 2020 .The entire current MEA air fleet is Airbus.Hout added that MEA plans to acquire a second flight simulator for its training center near the airport.According to the financial statement published by MEA official website, the net profit of the national carrier in 2015 reached $98.5 million compared to $90.195 million in 2014 .
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