Tag: Ethiopian Airlines

Rolls-Royce Wins $1.5 Bln Trent XWB Order From Ethiopian Airlines

Rolls-Royce has won a major order from Ethiopian Airlines to provide Trent XWB engines for ten new Airbus A350-900 aircraft with TotalCare® service support, further increasing our order book for new engines. In addition, the order includes TotalCare for 14 of the aircraft already in service or on order. In total, the deal is valued […]

Ethiopian Airlines’ Aviation Academy Fitted with EDM Training Simulators

Manchester, UK. EDM, a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, announced today that Ethiopian Airlines’ new aviation academy is fitted out with a range of its cabin crew training simulators. The $100m state-of-the-art Aviation Academy was officially opened at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa earlier this year […]

Ethiopian Selects Ameco For PW4000 MRO Services

Ethiopian Airlines has signed a three-year contract with Ameco Beijing for engine repair and overhaul services on the Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines powering its fleet of seven 767-300 aircraft. The engine services will be carried out at Ameco’s facility at Beijing Capital International Airport. The new agreement expands the existing relationship between the parties […]

Ethiopian Boeing 787 Suffered Nosegear Collapse at Addis Ababa

Whilst stationary, the nosegear of an Ethiopian 787 collapsed at Addis Ababa Airport, injuring one cabin attendant. Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 702 to Rome just completed bording whilst parking at its stand on the tarmac at Addis Ababa Bole Intl Airport, when (around 21:00L) the nosegear suddenly gave way. The airliner tilted down until it […]

Ethiopian Airlines’ New Academy to Increase Training Capacity to 4,000

Ethiopian Airlines has launched its refurbished aviation academy, rebuilt at a cost of $100 million. The rebuilt academy, the airline said earlier this week, will increase its annual intake capacity to 4,000 students. The newly refurbished academy has education centres, with five categories of studies for the pilot training school, aviation maintenance training school, commercial […]

RwandAir Selects Ethiopian Airlines as Strategic Partner

Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) chief executive officer Tewolde Gebremariam says RwandAir (WB, Kigali) has chosen the Ethiopian national carrier as its strategic partner. Speaking to The Reporter, Tewolde said a delegation headed by RwandAir’s maverick CEO John Mirenge had paid a visit to Ethiopian’s headquarters in Addis Ababa to inform them of their decision. […]

Ethiopian Airlines Increases Bombardier Q400 Turboprop Fleet

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Addis Ababa-based Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise (Ethiopian Airlines) announced today that they have signed a firm purchase agreement for two additional Q400 turboprop airliners that will bring Ethiopian Airlines’ Q400 aircraft fleet to a total of 19 aircraft, the largest total fleet in Africa. Based on the list price of the Q400 […]

Ethiopian Airlines Introduces Boeing 777 Flight Simulator

Ethiopian Airlines has finalized the installation of a Boeing 777 flight simulator manufactured by CAE Inc. This 777 flight simulator, which is located in the newly built flight operations building at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, is its fifth full flight simulator (FFS)—following the Boeing 767/757, Boeing 737NG, Bombardier Q400 and the Boeing 787 FFS, […]

EDM Door Trainers Pass Site Acceptance Test for Two Ethiopian Aircraft

EDM, a provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, has announced that the A350 and B767 door trainers it supplied to Ethiopian Airlines have passed their Site Acceptance Test (SAT). EDM manufactured the two door trainers for Ethiopian Airlines as part of a major contract to supply a comprehensive range of […]