Tag: Ethiopian Airlines

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]