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Dreamliner makes African debut in Addis Ababa

Dreamliner makes African debut in Addis Ababa

13 December 2011 Airline News

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.

Seychelles Tourism Board meets with Ethiopian Airlines at WTM in London

Seychelles Tourism Board meets with Ethiopian Airlines at WTM in London

12 November 2011 Press Release Airline News Travel Events News Tourism News

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 refutes recent report on ET-409 accident

Ethiopian Airlines refutes recent report on ET-409 accident

13 September 2011 Press Release Airline News

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.

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”.