Ethiopian Airlines News Stories
June 3, 2013
The battle between Airbus and Boeing over their next-generation of long-haul jets is heating up, with a string of major airlines flagging plans to place multi-billion dollar orders.
June 3, 2013
Ethiopian Airlines plans to buy or lease up to six more Boeing 787 Dreamliners by 2018 as it adds routes to Asia and South America, its chief executive told Reuters.
April 30, 2013
All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines, which together operate nearly half the world's fleet of 787 Dreamliners, estimate the jet's three-month grounding will shave a combined USD$110 million off operating profit, an expense they may ask Boeing to shoulder.
April 27, 2013
Ethiopian Airlines on Saturday became the first carrier to resume flying the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landing the first commercial flight since the global fleet was grounded three months ago.
April 24, 2013
Ethiopian Airlines is set to become the first carrier to resume flying Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, with a commercial flight on Saturday to Kenya, two airline sources said.
April 22, 2013
Boeing on Monday began installing reinforced lithium-ion batteries on five grounded 787 jets operated by launch customer All Nippon Airways, starting a process that should make the aircraft ready to fly again in about a week.
January 17, 2013
Aviation regulators around the world have grounded Boeing 787s following mechanical and safety incidents in recent weeks. Following is a list of customers for the 787, the number of planes they currently have in service and their latest comments on the plane's status.
January 17, 2013
Ethiopian Airlines said on Thursday it was grounding its four Boeing 787s for "precautionary inspection", even though its aircraft had not encountered the same malfunctions suffered by other airlines.
March 22, 2012
South Sudan is about to sign contracts for mail services with Kenya Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines to use their international network to deliver mail, ending a reliance on former civil war foe Sudan, a government official said.
February 16, 2012
Canada's Bombardier Aerospace said Ethiopian Airlines was the buyer of five Q400 NextGen aircraft in a USD$160 million deal that was announced on Monday.
January 17, 2012
The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 off the coast of Lebanon two years ago which killed all 90 people on board was caused by pilot error, according to a Lebanese report on Tuesday which was challenged by the airline.
- Paris Airshow Orders Top USD$100 Billion
- Engine Makers Paris Deals Hit USD$24 Bln
- Airbus Wins A350 Order From Air France-KLM
- Leasing Firm CIT Orders 30 Boeing 737 MAXs
- CFM Confirms AirAsia Order to Power A320s
- Airbus Gets USD$2.6 Bln Order From Sri Lankan
- Oman Air Orders Five Boeing 737-900ERs
- Boeing Launches 787-10 With USD$30 Bln Of Orders
- Airbus Wins USD$11 Bln EasyJet Order
- Nordic Aviation Orders 90 ATR Aircraft