Tag Archives: Ethiopian Airlines

Boeing Finally Admits Software to Blame for 737 MAX Crashes

We at Boeing are sorry for the lives lost in the recent 737 accidents and are relentlessly focused on safety to ensure tragedies like this never happen again.

Boeing says ‘sorry for the lives lost’. If you’re thinking maybe Boeing didn’t know 737 pilots were having problems with Max 8s going into nose dives for no apparent reason, think again.

BY RT.COM

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said “it’s apparent” that the 737 MAX 8’s MCAS maneuvering system contributed to two fatal air accidents. Investigators had long suspected the system’s role in the disasters. Continue reading Boeing Finally Admits Software to Blame for 737 MAX Crashes

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 En Route to Nairobi Crashes, Killing 157 on Board

All 157 people on an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 died when the plane went down shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa. Victims were from 33 nationalities. (Photo: Brandon Faris)

BY AL JAZEERA NEWS

None of the 157 people on board an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday morning en route to Nairobi from Addis Ababa has survived, the airline said.

Thirty-three nationalities were on board flight ET 302, which crashed near the town of Bishoftu, about 50km southeast of the Ethiopian capital, the state broadcaster reported. Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 En Route to Nairobi Crashes, Killing 157 on Board

Eritrean Airlines Begins Flight to Addis Ababa

Eritrean Airlines inaugural flight to Addis Ababa starts today.

BY AFP

Eritrea’s national airline has made its first commercial flight in two decades to Addis Ababa, the capital of neighboring Ethiopia.

An Eritrean Airlines plane carrying the country’s transport and tourism ministers on Saturday landed at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, where it was welcomed by senior Ethiopian officials. Continue reading Eritrean Airlines Begins Flight to Addis Ababa

Eritrea Profile Interview with Former Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalgne

The sky is the limit. Eritrea and Ethiopia can move forward by aiming high.

BY ASMAIT FUTSUMBRHAN | ERITREA PROFILE

In a month where Eritreans and Ethiopians are enjoying the endless peace celebrations, former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalgne was one of the dignitaries who came to Asmara with Ethiopian Airlines’ maiden flight. Continue reading Eritrea Profile Interview with Former Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalgne

Ethiopian Airlines Makes Historic Flight to Eritrea

Roses and champagne have been given to passengers on the first commercial flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 20 years.

BY TESFANEWS *


The first flight in 20 years from Ethiopia to Eritrea landed safely in Asmara on Wednesday, to be greeted by traditional dancers waving flags and flowers, cementing a stunning reconciliation between the Horn of Africa foes. Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines Makes Historic Flight to Eritrea

Ethiopia – Eritrea Airspace Open for All Commercial Flights

After due consultation with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Eritrean Civil Aviation Authority, the Ethio-Eritrean airspace has been partially opened for all air transport operation as of Friday, July 13.

BY KALEYESUS BEKELE | THE REPORTER

The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) on Friday partially opened the Ethio-Eritrean airspace that has been closed for any air transport for the past 20 years.

When the Ethio-Eritrean border war broke out in May 1998 the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) closed the Ethio-Eritrean airspace upon the request of ECAA. Continue reading Ethiopia – Eritrea Airspace Open for All Commercial Flights

Ethiopian Airlines Makes Emergency Landing

Non-stop flight from China to Ethiopia forced to land twice at Mumbai airport after running low on fuel… and then suffering ‘engine trouble’

By Mail Online,

ETHIOPIAN Airlines passengers were forced to endure a frustrating experience when their plane had to divert to Mumbai’s primary airport twice on the same day.

Indian media reported that the Boeing 777-300ER first diverted to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to refuel about eight hours into its flight from southern China to Addis Ababa.  Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines Makes Emergency Landing

Ethiopian Cargo Plane Crash-Lands At Accra Airport

A Boeing 737-400 Ethiopian cargo plane, operating for ASKY, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion on landing at Accra-Kotoka Airport (ACC), Ghana.

By Agencies,

AN ETHIOPIAN Airlines cargo plane skidded off the tarmac on landing  at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana, on Saturday, the airports authority said.

The Ghana Airports Company Ltd (GACL) said in a statement that plane, a Boeing 737 en route from the Togolese capital, Lome, and operated by Asky Airlines came off the runway at 11:05 am (1105 GMT). Continue reading Ethiopian Cargo Plane Crash-Lands At Accra Airport