Tag: Tewolde Gebremariam

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 […]

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. […]