Ethiopian Airlines News

O’Leary reveals Ryanair once owned crashed Ethiopian jet

O’Leary reveals Ryanair once owned crashed Ethiopian jet

28 January 2010

The Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed off the coast of Lebanon was used by Ryanair until last April, its chief executive Michael O’Leary has revealed. His airline sold the Boeing 737 last April following seven years of service on its European routes.

90 feared dead in Med plane crash

90 feared dead in Med plane crash

25 January 2010 Airline News

All ninety passengers on board a jet that crashed into the Mediterranean are believed to have died. The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800, which was bound for Addis Ababa, crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Beirut airport, with witnesses seeing a “ball of fire”.

Airbus wins major Ethiopian order

Airbus wins major Ethiopian order

16 November 2009 Airline News

Airbus has revealed it has won an order from Ethiopian Airlines, a long-term Boeing customer for 12 of its new A350 XWB aircraft in a deal valued at about $2.8 billion at list price, bringing its total worldwide orders for the plane to 505.