AITEO, Ethiopian Airlines for honours at Super Eagles Supporters Club fund raising, awards night
Nigeria's foremost oil and gas company, AITEO has been included on the long list of organisations and individuals earmarked for honours in the maiden Fund Raising and Awards Night of the Super Eagles Supporters Club. It will hold on Friday, May 24 at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Ikeja, Lagos. A statement from the secretariat…
ET launches Marseille services
Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to launch a thrice weekly flight to Marseille, France, beginning from July 2.
Ethiopian plane crash report ready for release soon
Preliminary accident investigation report into the cause of the Ethiopian Airlines recent plane crash has been concluded and set to be released soon. The Ethiopian foreign ministry though anticipated that the much-awaited report would be made public on Monday, but later left the release date open after Monday rolled by without the report. A total…
Crew of Ethiopian Airlines plane followed procedures before fatal crash
The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month, killing 157 people, repeatedly followed procedures recommended by Boeing but were unable to regain control of the jet, the investigators' report showed Thursday. The initial probe appears to confirm concerns about the flight control system on the Boeing 737 MAX 8 model, with data…
Ethiopian Airlines crash report ready
A preliminary report into the crash of a Boeing 737 Max in which 157 people died will be ready on Monday, the Ethiopian foreign ministry said.
Ethiopian Airlines wins African Champion of The Year
Despite the recent the tragic accident on its ET 302 on March 10, Africa’s leading aviation group and Skytrax certified four star global airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, emerged as African Champion of the Year at the just concluded Africa CEO Forum in Kigali, Rwanda. The Forum is the leading international conference dedicated to the private sector…
Boeing holds test flights for 737 MAX fix
Boeing has flown test flights of its 737 MAX to evaluate a fix for the system targeted as a potential cause of two deadly plane crashes, two sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. The aviation giant, which has been under fire and its flagship narrow-body planes grounded since March 13, tested the system upgrade…
Anti-stall system likely activated in crash: Ethiopian Airlines CEO
An anti-stall system believed to have caused a fatal October jet crash in Indonesia was probably also involved in this month's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed all 157 people onboard, the carrier's CEO said on Monday.
737 MAX disaster pushes Boeing into crisis mode
After a second air disaster involving the 737 MAX 8, aviation giant Boeing swung into crisis mode, losing $25 billion of market capitalization and suffering a severe hit to its reputation.
Identifying Ethiopia crash victims may take six months
Identifying the remains of the 157 people killed in an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash may take up to six months, the airline said in a document seen by AFP on Saturday. Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 plummeted into a field minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa bound for Nairobi last Sunday, killing all on board.…