Boeing has insisted safety is at the core of its activities in response to the preliminary report into the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 by the Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau.
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max nosedived several times before it came down in a fatal crash last month, a preliminary report has found. There were no survivors following the incident shortly after take-off.
Ethiopian transport minister, Dagmawit Moges, has said there are “clear similarities” between recent accidents involving Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air jets.
Chinese authorities have suspended the use of the Boeing 737 Max 8 by domestic carriers following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft over the weekend. It was the second fatal accident involving the aircraft type following its launch in 2017.
Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed there are no survivors following a crash outside of Addis Ababa earlier. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 came down shortly after take-off outside the Ethiopian capital at 08.44 local time.
A landmark route into the heart of Africa has taken off, underlining Manchester Airport’s role in connecting the north of England to the world. Ethiopian Airlines’ inaugural flight left the UK’s third largest airport 100 per cent full and will unlock more than 60 connections across Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines will commence flights from their second UK destination next week with a four-times-a-week service from Manchester to Addis Ababa.
Ethiopian Airlines will launch services to Moscow, capital, political, economic and cultural centre of Russia, on December 1st.
Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the first of 30 737 Max jets for Africa’s largest and fastest-growing commercial airline.
Manchester Airport has secured a landmark route into the heart of Africa, underlining its pivotal role in connecting the north of England to the world’s most important markets.