[tz] Lebanon DST change internally disputed

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at Shaw.ca
Sun Mar 26 19:24:50 UTC 2023

On 2023-03-26 10:06, Paul Gilmartin via tz wrote:
> On 3/25/23 23:11:25, Brian Inglis via tz wrote:
>> Lebanese news confuses DST for UTC:
>>     ...
>> https://www.lbcgroup.tv/news/news-bulletin-reports/693995/lebanons-daylight-saving-time-change-defies-global/en ;^>
> I recall dual standards in mid-20th-Century USA.  Town Hall clock towers
> showed DST if that was the local convention; the railroad clock tower
> showed Standard Time by which federal law required railroads to operate.
> Airlines pragmatically published passenger-facing schedules according
> to local convention.

Indeed that seems to be how (Lebanese) Middle East Airlines and Egypt Air into 
Beirut are operating: flying on the existing schedule and telling people to turn 
up an hour early (always good practice everywhere!)

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis              Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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