Africa: Ethiopian crash investigators find piece of wreckage with similar setting to Lion Air plane-sources

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Investigators have found a piece of a stabilizer in the wreckage of an Ethiopian jet with the trim set in an unusual position similar to that of a Lion Air plane that crashed last year, two sources familiar with the matter said. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday fresh information from the wreckage of the Ethiopian crash, […]

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Aviation: Much of world bans Boeing jet involved in Ethiopia crash

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Much of the world, including the entire European Union, grounded the Boeing jetliner involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash or banned it from their airspace, leaving the United States on Tuesday as one of the few remaining operators of the plane involved in two deadly accidents in just five months. The European Aviation Safety Agency took steps to keep the […]

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Aviation: Pilots complained to authorities about issues with the Boeing 737 Max for months before the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

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Several pilots made at least five complaints about Boeing 737 Max 8 planes in the months leading up to the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, the second crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 in recent months. US records show that at least five complaints were lodged with federal authorities in recent months, with one captain even calling the […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Wins Africa Outstanding Airline of the year Award

Leaders, singers and Volunteers from different African Nations gathered in Nigeria to witness the presentation of Africa Outstanding Airline of the year Award on Ethiopian Airline. Africa Project Against Suicide in Conjunction with South west Nigeria Excellence Awards honoured Ethiopian Airlines with the Africa Outstanding Airline of the year. The event held on Sunday 20th January at the Conference Centre […]

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Africa: Ethiopian airlines set to inaugurate 5-star hotel

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The Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, a five-star hotel by Ethiopian airlines will be officially inaugurated on January 28 in Addis Ababa, reports News-aero, an aeronautical website citing the Ethiopian press. Ethiopian Skylight Hotel is located five minutes from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. It covers 42,000 m2 and has 373 rooms. The construction of this edifice cost $ 65 million. Ethiopian […]

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Aviation: How to kill Ethiopian Airlines and other African Brands

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Recently Ethiopian Airlines with Addis Ababa as Hub Overtook Emirates Dubai as the Hub for Travel to Africa. Just last week Turkish Airlines announced its 54th African Destination and positions itself as the Biggest Airline in Africa. Air France carries more passengers in Africa than most African Airlines except Ethiopian Airlines. The announcement of Ethiopian Airlines as the best and […]

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Africa: Ethiopian Willing to Partner with Nigerian Airlines- Mekonnen

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The General Manager of Ethiopia Airlines in Nigeria, Firiehiwot Mekonnen, in this interview, said the airline is willing to partner with Nigerian carriers to increase market share for African operators. According to Mekonnen, international airlines have taken over the region’s air travel market. Mekonnen spoke to Chinedu Eze in Los Angeles. Excerpts: Let’s start with your operations in Lagos, what […]

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Africa: Ethiopian Airlines and Hibret Bank Launch New Co-Branded Debit Card

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Ethiopian Airlines and Hibret Bank have launched the first Co-branded debit card tailored to provide Ethiopian Sheba Miles members with bonus miles for their spending using the debit card. The new debit Card entitles ShebaMiles members to 5 bonus miles for every 100-birr spending made with the Co-Branded Card. Regarding the launch of the co-branding, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO […]

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Africa: A Look Inside The Unstoppable Growth Of Ethiopian Airlines

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Founded in 1945 following a request by the Emperor of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Airlines is the flag carrier of Ethiopia. Since then it has grown to be the fastest growing airline in Africa, while former heavyweight South African Airlines is on the decline. The African airline was the second customer for the Boeing B787 aircraft, showing how much Boeing values the […]

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Africa: Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airline partner deal to raise income

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The Ethiopian Airline has called upon Kenyan Airline (KQ) to partner in joint procurement of aircraft equipment and lower the cost of operation. Ethiopian airline strategic planning and alliance vice-president Henok Teferra said this was one way the airlines will increase return in capital and have a strategic position in African routes that are dominated by Turkish Airlines and Emirates. […]

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