Finally, I arrived in Beirut yesterday midnight after being away for 46 days!
The Air Algerie flight was delayed as usual, departing 2 hours later than the original 4 pm schedule. However, I was able to land in Beirut just an hour late.
It was a pleasant surprise that Air Algerie was serving water to waiting passengers in the terminal for the delayed flight. Small things but it counts a lot towards customer service.
Anyway, it's great to be back....but I'll be leaving for Algiers again next week.