Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner has touched down in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa to kick off the Africa portion of Boeing’s 787 Dream Tour – a six-month worldwide tour featuring the new aircraft. This is the first time the Dreamliner has visited the African continent.
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by Bernadette Willemin and Marsha Parcou, the Seychelles Tourism Board’s Director for Europe and the Manager for the UK, respectively, met with Rahel Assefa, Ethiopian Airline’s Regional Manager for UK&Ireland, and Michael Yohannes, the Airline’s Senior Sales Executive for the UK, when the two delegations were at the 2011 World Travel Market (WTM) Tourism Trade Fair in the UK.
Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of two DA42 pilot training aircrafts on Thursday 29 September 2011 from Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH of Austria for an order placed in May, 2011.
The Daily Star, a Lebanese Newspaper, has published a story on the press conference presided by the Lebanese Minister of Public Works on September 08, 2011. Ethiopian Airlines regrettably noted that some factually incorrect statements were released in the subject press conference.
Ethiopian Airlines will soon start operating a new flight bound for the Seychelles islands from Addis Ababa.
Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an agreement for the Ethiopian flag carrier to participate in the 777 Component Services Program (CSP).
The African Development Bank Board of Directors approved a second lien corporate loan of $40 million to Ethiopian Airlines in Tunis on March 23, 2011.
Effective May 2011, Ethiopian will introduce daily non–stop services from Addis Ababa to Beijing-China.
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.
The pilot of an Ethiopian Airways jet that crashed off the coast of Lebanon yesterday ignored instructions from the controller to avoid a series of violent thunderstorms, it has emerged today.
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”.
Ethiopian Airlines is working to strengthen its presence in Europe and is now focusing on the German market.