Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s best airline, has announced the completion of passenger to freighter conversion of one of its three B767 aircraft. Ethiopian partnered with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and launched a B767-300ER freighter conversion line at Ethiopian MRO facilities in Addis Ababa.
A consortium led by Ethiopian Airlines is the preferred bidder for shares in new Nigerian airline Nigeria Air, the country’s aviation minister said on Friday. The airline was one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2015 election campaign promises.
Ethiopian Airlines, the leading African flag carrier, on Wednesday reported a surge in profit for the last financial year, in sharp contrast to the ailing fortunes of other airlines in the region. The state-owned airline saw a 79 percent jump in revenue to $5 billion for 12 months to July while profit skyrocketed 90 percent to $937 million
Ethiopian Airlines, a CHAMP customer for 30 years, has extended its partnership agreement with the cargo IT solutions provider for an additional 5 years.
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.
Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines has announced the carrier is further expanding its all-Boeing freighter fleet with an order for five 777 Freighters. The order is currently unidentified on Boeing’s orders and deliveries website.
From today, and for a period of four weeks, the airline has paused the four times weekly Manchester operation and reduced its daily flight to Heathrow to three weekly departures.
Ethiopian Airlines Group has welcomed Sally Peters to the newly created role of PR manager for the UK. Peters joined Ethiopian Airlines earlier this month further strengthening the UK marketing team at their London offices in Chiswick.
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.