Ethiopian accepts preliminary report indicating Pilots followed recommended procedures

Ethiopian Airlines has acknowledged the preliminary report into Flight 302 which clearly showed that the the Airlines Pilots who were commanding Flight ET 302/10 March have followed the Boeing recommended and FAA approved emergency procedures to handle the most difficult emergency situation created on the airplane. The Airlines while acknowledging the preliminary report of the accident appreciated the hard work of the investigation team. The report noted that despite the pilots hard work and full compliance with the emergency procedures, it was very unfortunate that they could not recover the…

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Ethiopian Airlines wins African Champion Award

Ethiopian Airlines wins the prestigious African Champion of the Year Award on March 26,2019 at the ongoing Africa CEO Forum in Kigali which is being attended by more than 1,800 delegates. The Africa CEO Forum is the leading international conference dedicated to the private sector in Africa and hosts the continent’s top CEOs, international investors, experts and high-level policy makers every year. Every year, the Africa CEO Forum Awards recognize the companies and investors that have shaped the year in Africa, during the Africa CEO Forum Gala Dinner. While receiving…

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Ethiopian Airlines pledges to work with Boeing, other airlines to make air travel safer

Ethiopian Airlines has pledged to work with Boeing and their colleagues in all the airlines to make air travel even safer. Ethiopian Airlines in a statement signed by the group chief executive officer, Tewolde GebreMariam said the airline will work with investigators in Ethiopia, in the U.S. and elsewhere to figure out what went wrong with flight 302. GebreMariam stated that the airline has resolved to use the tragedy to make the skies safer for the world. In his words: “It has been more than two weeks since the tragic…

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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Nigerian among 157 perished passengers, crew

A Nigerian with United Nations International passport has been identified among the 157 passengers and crew that perished in the Ethiopian Airline crash earlier today. Meanwhile, Ethiopian Airlines group chief executive officer, Tewolde Gebremariam who was at the accident scene of the accident confirmed that there was no survivors in the airline crash. He expressed his profound sympathy and condolences to the families and loved ones of passengers and crew who lost their lives in this tragic accident. He said Ethiopian Airlines will release further information as soon as it…

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Ethiopian GCEO receives “Most Influential People of African Descent” Award

Ethiopian Airlines Group has extended its congratulations to the entire Ethiopian family and the country at large, on the recognition of Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, as one of the most influential people of African descent in the category of business and entrepreneurship at a colourful ceremony held in Addis Ababa on Feb. 09, 2019. The most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) is a global civil society initiative in support of the United Nation’s International Decade for People of African Descent, recognizing high achievers in four…

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Ethiopian Airlines changes long haul route from Addis Ababa – Los Angeles to transit via Lome

Ethiopian Airlines, has changed the ultra-long haul route from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles to transit through Lome, Togo as of 17 December 2018 and will start new route from Addis Ababa to Dublin via Madrid as of 15 December 2018. The new route will be the only and first of its kind to connect West Africa with the West Coast of the USA with a direct flight. Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said, “We are delighted to launch yet another long-haul direct flight which takes passengers’…

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‘Ethiopian Group CEO never said airline is front-runner to partner Nigeria Air’

Ethiopian Airlines has explained that its Group chief executive officer, Tewolde Gebremariam never said the airline is the front-runner to partner in the Nigeria Air project. The Airlines stated that its Group CEO only expressed interest to partner with the federal government in the management of Nigeria Air as a Pan-African Airline. The airline said in a statement that the Group CEO was misquoted by the media on his position on the Air Nigeria project. According to the statement, “the Group CEO never said Ethiopian Airlines is the front-runner to…

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Ethiopian Airlines registers record success in 2017/18 fiscal year 

Ethiopian Airlines has registered record success in the just ended 2017/18 fiscal year.  In line with its 15 year strategic roadmap, Vision 2025, the airline registered historical success in financial, commercial, operational and customer service areas.   During the 2017/18 fiscal year:   Ethiopian introduced additional +14 new aircraft, more than one aircraft per month;   The airline opened 8 new international destinations, namely Geneva (Switzerland), Chicago (USA), Bahrain, Kaduna (Nigeria), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Kisangani and Mbuji-Mayi (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Nosy-Be (Madagascar);   The number of passengers carried…

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Ethiopian Airlines rolls out stopover packages to Promote Tourism

Ethiopian Airlines has rolled out stopover packages without any additional airfare that cater for all leisure needs with a view to promote tourism into Ethiopia. Passengers traveling through Addis Ababa and continuing their journey to one of the destinations on Ethiopian network can now take advantage of stopover offerings from Ethiopian Holidays, the tour operator wing of Ethiopian Airlines, enabling them to discover and experience the many historical, cultural, religious and natural treasures of Ethiopia, Land of Origins. An online e-visa service for processing stopover visa is available for all…

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DHL partners Ethiopian Airlines to build leading cargo logistics provider JV Company in Africa

Photo Caption: Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO, Ethiopian Airlines Group; Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Middle East and Africa DHL Global Forwarding, and Ethiopian Airlines have signed a new agreement to form a joint venture company – DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services Ltd., to build the Leading Cargo Logistics provider JV company in Africa. The company will be based in Ethiopia and do business in the entire continent of Africa, enhancing Ethiopia’s logistics infrastructure and connections. Ethiopian Airlines, which assumes a majority stake in this joint venture, will provide regulatory and operational…

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