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Ethiopian Airlines celebrates 78 years of pioneering aviation in Africa

Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s largest airline, marked its 78th anniversary on April 8, 2024, highlighting its legacy of resilience and innovation since 1946. To commemorate the occasion, Group Chief Executive Officer Mesfin Tassew and Chief Commercial Officer Lemma Yadecha accompanied the crew on a flight to Cairo, the airline’s inaugural international service route. Tassew and

Ethiopian Airlines takes a leap into the future with Boeing 777X fleet expansion

Ethiopian Airlines Group has embarked on a significant expansion of its widebody fleet by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Boeing, the world’s leading aerospace company. This agreement, announced on March 5, 2024, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, marks the airline as the first African customer for the highly fuel-efficient 777X passenger jet, comprising

Ethiopian 777F catches fire at Shanghai Pudong

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 cargo plane caught fire while loading cargo at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Wednesday. The airline said that the cause of the incident is currently under investigation, adding that none of the crew or ground staff involved were harmed. The 777, registered ET-ARH, was set to operate a scheduled cargo

Thursday airline updates: Ethiopian considering rescue of smaller African airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has stated it is ready to rescue other airlines within the continent including the failing South African Airways. This comes despite Ethiopian having its own difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief executive Tewolde GebreMariam has also stated he wants to rescue Air Mauritius, which has gone into

Embattled airplane manufacturer Boeing admits to tough road ahead as it reveals its 2019 financial accounts

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has reported an annual loss of $636 million in 2019, the first negative result in more than two decades.

Ethiopia releases preliminary report on ET302 crash

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed after repeated nose-down commands from the aircraft's flight control systems, the preliminary report says.


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