We at Boeing are sorry for the lives lost in the recent 737 accidents and are relentlessly focused on safety to ensure tragedies like this never happen again.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said “it’s apparent” that the 737 MAX 8’s MCAS maneuvering system contributed to two fatal air accidents. Investigators had long suspected the system’s role in the disasters. Continue reading Boeing Finally Admits Software to Blame for 737 MAX Crashes
BY AL JAZEERA NEWS
None of the 157 people on board an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday morning en route to Nairobi from Addis Ababa has survived, the airline said.
Thirty-three nationalities were on board flight ET 302, which crashed near the town of Bishoftu, about 50km southeast of the Ethiopian capital, the state broadcaster reported. Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 En Route to Nairobi Crashes, Killing 157 on Board
Eritrea’s national airline has made its first commercial flight in two decades to Addis Ababa, the capital of neighboring Ethiopia.
An Eritrean Airlines plane carrying the country’s transport and tourism ministers on Saturday landed at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, where it was welcomed by senior Ethiopian officials. Continue reading Eritrean Airlines Begins Flight to Addis Ababa
BY ASMAIT FUTSUMBRHAN | ERITREA PROFILE
In a month where Eritreans and Ethiopians are enjoying the endless peace celebrations, former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalgne was one of the dignitaries who came to Asmara with Ethiopian Airlines’ maiden flight. Continue reading Eritrea Profile Interview with Former Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalgne
Roses and champagne have been given to passengers on the first commercial flight between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 20 years.
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The first flight in 20 years from Ethiopia to Eritrea landed safely in Asmara on Wednesday, to be greeted by traditional dancers waving flags and flowers, cementing a stunning reconciliation between the Horn of Africa foes. Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines Makes Historic Flight to Eritrea
BY KALEYESUS BEKELE | THE REPORTER
The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) on Friday partially opened the Ethio-Eritrean airspace that has been closed for any air transport for the past 20 years.
When the Ethio-Eritrean border war broke out in May 1998 the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) closed the Ethio-Eritrean airspace upon the request of ECAA. Continue reading Ethiopia – Eritrea Airspace Open for All Commercial Flights