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Podcast: Ethiopian Airlines will fly the MAX again despite crash

written by Robyn Tongol | September 8, 2021

Ethiopian Airlines ET-AVJ was the MAX involved in 2019’s fatal crash (LLBG Spotter, WikiCommons)

This week we saw some of the most significant news about Boeing’s 737 MAX; Ethiopian Airlines has penned a deal with the planemaker to fly the jet yet again, after being involved in the deadly crash in 2019.

In this episode of the World of Aviation Podcast, host Adam Thorn and reporters Hannah Dowling and Bella Richards discuss what that means for Boeing and Ethiopian, and if customers will be confident in the jet after all this time.

Plus, the crew chats about Cathay Pacific’s vaccination scheme and how it is different to airlines across the globe.

Lastly, the team discusses the union that is suing Southwest Airlines over employee treatment, a trend continuing to emerge during the pandemic across all businesses.


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