Ethiopian Airlines News Stories

Ethiopia Releases 737 MAX Preliminary Accident Report

April 4, 2019

Ethiopia's Civil Aviation Authority has released a preliminary report into the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8.


‘Clear Similarities’ Between Boeing Crashes

March 18, 2019

Accident investigators examining data from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 say there are “clear similarities” with the Lion Air flight that crashed last year.


France To Start Ethiopian Data Recorder Analysis

March 14, 2019

France's air accident investigation body, BEA, will start downloading information from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 data recorders on Friday.


Ethiopian Grounds 737 MAX 8 Fleet After Crash Kills 157

March 11, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has grounded its entire Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet after the Sunday crash of one of its planes on a flight to Nairobi killed all 157 on board.


Ethiopian To Partner Ghana In New National Carrier

December 5, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines will be Ghana’s strategic partner as the west African country looks to set up a new national airline.



Ethiopian Partners Chad In National Airline Launch

August 27, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines announced its participation in a second national airline launch, with an agreement with the government of Chad.


Zambia, Ethiopian Air To Launch National Airline

August 20, 2018

Zambia and Ethiopian Airlines have signed an agreement to launch a new national carrier for the southern African country.


Ethiopian Airlines Orders 10 More Q400s

April 27, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has signed a purchase agreement for 10 Q400 aircraft from Bombardier, in a deal worth USD$332 million at list prices.


Ethiopian Expands Cargo With $1.3 Bn Boeing Order

November 14, 2017

Ethiopian Airlines has ordered four Boeing 777 freighters at the Dubai Airshow in a deal worth USD$1.3 billion at list prices.


Airbus Takes More A320neo Orders In Paris

June 20, 2017

Airbus added to its order tally on the second day of the Paris Air show in Le Bourget with more orders for the A320neo family.