The Air Force of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation at Rafic Hariri International Airport issued a circular to all airlines, ground handling companies and airport investors to take the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of the airport and the aircraft on Friday due to the large wind speed. The Circular states:
"Airplane building issued by the Department of Meteorology of the Civil Aviation Directorate General on 15/11/2018, which shows the predicted air pressure in the Mediterranean Sea, which warns of accelerating wind speed, which is southwest at 65 km / h, at a maximum of 75 km / h from Friday, 16/11/2018 at 00:00 GMT (World Time) to 12.00 GMT (World Time) on Friday, 16/11 / 2018,
Therefore, in order to maintain the public safety and security of aircraft, machinery and equipment in the aircraft yard that can be affected by wind speed and severe storms,
"All airlines, groundhandling companies and all investors working at Rafic Hariri International Airport are required to take the necessary measures and precautions within their respective scope, responsibility and responsibility to prevent the adverse effects of the storm on the next days ".