Tag: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 Violates Air Space Regulations

Reading Time: 1 minute An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-200 freighter, performing flight from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to Hong Kong (China) with 6 crew, violated air space regulations. Aircraft was enroute at FL410 near the equator crossing into Indonesian Airspace, about 1200nm south of the great circle route and the usual company route, when Indonesia dispatched fighter aircraft to intercept […]

Ethiopian Boeing 737 Overruns Runway with 139 on Board

Reading Time: 1 minute An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to Entebbe (Uganda) with 139 people on board, overran runway on landing. Aircraft landed on Entebbe’s runway 17 (length 12,000 feet/3,658 meters) at 00:38L (21:38Z Jan 2nd) but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop about 125 meters/400 feet past the […]

Ethiopian Airlines Confirms it is Eying Stake in Eritrean Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute In a remarkable political turnaround since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office in February after the resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn, a generation of hostilities between Ethiopia and Eritrea and the long-running border war has come to an end. The result has seen the first commercial flight between the two countries for twenty years with […]

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX for Ethiopian Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Africa’s largest and fastest-growing airline expands Boeing fleet with new and improved 737 jet. Delivery is first of 30 MAX jets for Ethiopian and will be largest 737 MAX fleet in the Continent. The flag carrier of Ethiopia has long operated the efficient and reliable Boeing 737 airplane. With the MAX, Ethiopian will be able […]

Ethiopian Airlines Signs Purchase Agreement for 10 firm Q400 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has concluded a firm order for 10 new Q400 aircraft with Ethiopian Airlines. The order also includes purchase rights for five additional Q400 aircraft. Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately $332 million U.S. “The Bombardier turboprops continue to […]

Ethiopian Airlines to Take 45% Stake in Zambia Airways

Reading Time: 1 minute Star Alliance carrier Ethiopian Airlines has finalized a strategic partnership with the Zambian government on the re-launch of Zambia Airways, taking a 45% stake in the airline. On Jan. 16, Ethiopian announced it had finalized a shareholders’ agreement with the Zambian government, which will retain a controlling 55% shareholding. Lusaka-based Zambia Airways will become Ethiopian’s […]

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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]