Boeing 787s Grounded by Two Japanese Airlines After Emergency Landing ( VIDEO)

Japan’s two leading airlines grounded their fleets of the Boeing 787 on Wednesday after one of the passenger jets made an emergency landing, an incident that follows a slew of problems in recent... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines Receives First Boeing B777 Freighter

Addis Ababa — The Ethiopian Airlines colourfully received its first ultra modern B777 freighter here yesterday which is billed another milestone in the African aviation industry. Speaking at the welcoming ceremony, CEO... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines to become third to fly Boeing ‘Dreamliner’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines next week takes delivery of Africa’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and the airline’s chief executive says the plane will first be used on routes around the... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines ignores turbulence to focus on growth

IGNORING the furious winds buffeting the global aviation industry, 66-year-old Ethiopian Airlines is investing more than $2,6bn to ensure it capitalises on its location and the ever-increasing interest in Africa from emerging-market... Read more »

8 Ethiopian Pilots Complete Training for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Ethiopian Airlines, the first African airline to operate the 787, has trained eight pilots on the 787 Dreamliner at the Boeing Flight Services campus located at Gatwick, London. Additional... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines wins Gold in African Airline of the Year Award

Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopia’s flag carrier, won the Gold Award in the African Airline of the Year 2011/12 Award organized by the African Aviation News Portal. The team at Ethiopian Airlines is pleased... Read more »
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Ethiopian Airlines Orders 767-300ER Blended Winglets

SEATTLE, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) today announced Ethiopian Airlines has ordered Blended Winglets for its 767-300ERs.  Ethiopian Airlines will install the winglets in Addis Ababa at their... Read more »

Airbus Promoting Medium Range A330 to Ethiopian Airlines

A team from Airbus led by Mr. Francois Cognard, Vice President for sales, Middle East and North Africa, said to be promoting the Airbus A330 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines, the flag carrier... Read more »
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Touches Down in Africa for First Time

– Africa is second continent on Boeing’s six-month 787 Dream Tour, – Airplane scheduled to visit Ethiopia and Kenya during Africa portion of tour. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Dec. 11, 2011 — /PRNewswire/... Read more »

Boeing 787 to Arrive at Addis Ababa. Ethiopian Airlines’ Captain to Fly the First 787 to Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 08, 2011 The Boeing 787 Dreamliner will make its debut on African soil on 11 December 2011 at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport. The Dreamliner will be in... Read more »