Tag: Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines increases Korea-Africa services after 10th anniversary of services to Seoul

Ethiopian Airlines has announced it will increase its passenger flights to Seoul in South Korea to six per week, from October. The African carrier said the increase in the frequency follows "fruitful discussions" between the aeronautical authorities of Korea and Ethiopia, adding that "the additio...

Ethiopian Airlines to Welcome Atlanta to its Network

Ethiopian Airlines to Welcome Atlanta to its Network

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalized all preparations to commence a new service between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Atlanta, USA. Ethiopian will operate a four times weekly flight to Atlanta (ATL) starting from 16 May 2023. The four times weekly flight will be operated as per t...

Ethiopian Airlines orders Africa’s first A350-1000

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the flag carrier of Ethiopia, Africa’s largest airline group, has upsized four of its A350-900 on order to the largest variant of the A350 Family, the A350-1000, becoming Africa’s first customer for the aircraft. Ethiopian Airlines has already ordered 22 A350-900s, o...

Ethiopian Airlines commemorates frequent flyer program anniversary

Ethiopian Airlines commemorates frequent flyer program anniversary

Ethiopian Airlines has announced the launch of a ‘1-million-mile Reward’ promotion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its ShebaMiles frequent flyer program. In addition to the promotion, which offers members 100,000 miles for 10 consecutive months, the airline is offering extra bonus miles...

Ethiopian adds Bengaluru to its Indian route network

Ethiopian adds Bengaluru to its Indian route network

Ever-expanding Ethiopian Airlines has expanded network into India after adding a new four-weekly route to Bengaluru, starting from 27 October. The capital of the state of Karnataka, Bengaluru is dubbed ‘Silicon Valley of India’ and is the centre of technology and innovation. This ne...

Ethiopian Airlines makes its maiden flight to Marseille

Ethiopian Airlines makes its maiden flight to Marseille

Ethiopian Airlines yesterday (2 July) started thrice weekly flights to Marseille. The route to France’s second largest city, is the second destination in France and 20th destination in Europe for the African carrier. Ethiopian now operates over 60 passenger flights to European cities every wee...

Ethiopian Airlines adds new route to Marseille

Ethiopian Airlines adds new route to Marseille

Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalised all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flight to Marseille, France from 2 July, 2019. Group chief executive officer, Tewolde GebreMariam said: “It gives us great pleasure to launch flights to Marseille, connecting France’s second largest city to t...

Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 crash pilots ‘repeatedly’ attempted recovery

Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 crash pilots ‘repeatedly’ attempted recovery

Preliminary findings from a report into the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crash inquiry have revealed the crew was unable to control the aircraft despite repeatedly performing required recovery procedures. The Ethiopian Transport Ministry has released initial recommendations in the wake of ...

Ethiopian refutes “false” US media claims that pilot of crashed 737 Max was not properly trained

Ethiopian refutes “false” US media claims that pilot of crashed 737 Max was not properly trained

Ethiopian Airlines said it "strongly refutes all the baseless and factually incorrect allegations" written in the Washington Post yesterday (Thursday) which suggested the pilot of the Boeing 737 Max 8 that crashed on 10 March killing all 157 on board was not properly trained. The airline said in...

Ethiopian Airlines adds Istanbul route to its network

Ethiopian Airlines adds Istanbul route to its network

Ethiopian Airlines has finalised all preparations to launch a direct thrice weekly flight to Turkey's new hub Istanbul Airport from 1 April, 2019. The route will operate three times a week and it will be the African carrier’s 19th destination in Europe and brings the number of passenger flights...

UPDATE: Investigation reveals “clear similarities” between two Max 8 crashes

UPDATE: Investigation reveals “clear similarities” between two Max 8 crashes

Flight data from the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crash on 10 March that killed 157 people shows "clear similarities" to the Lion Air 737 Max 8 crash on 29 October that killed 188 people. Ethiopian Transport Minister, Dagmawit Moges said: "Clear similarities were noted between Ethiopian Ai...

Boeing CEO says US manufacturer is working with authorities on 737 Max 8 crash

Boeing CEO says US manufacturer is working with authorities on 737 Max 8 crash

Boeing chief executive officer (CEO) Dennis Muilenburg says the US aircraft manufacturer is working with aviation authorities to evaluate new information into the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Boeing 737 Max 8 crash. The aircraft crashed last Sunday (10 March) killing all 157 on boar...

Ethiopian Airlines grounds all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines grounds all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines has announced this morning that it has ground all its Boeing 737 Max 8 after one of its aircraft crashed yesterday (10 March) killing all 149 passengers and eight crew members on board. The airline operates four of the aircraft type and has a further 25 on order. The African...

Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 crashes killing all on board

Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 crashes killing all on board

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia yesterday (10 March) killing all 149 passengers and eight crew members on board. The airline said flight ET302 was heading on a route from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi in Kenya and 32 Kenyans, 1...

Ethiopian Airlines opens new terminal and Addis Ababa hotel

Ethiopian Airlines opens new terminal and Addis Ababa hotel

Ethiopian Airlines hosted a double celebration this week as they launched their new state-of-the-art passenger terminal at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and officially opened their own brand new ultra-modern 5-star Skylight Hotel. The new $363 million passenger terminal will help to serv...

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