The Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airports, who has served the enterprise for more than 15 years, Tewodros Dawit, has been appointed as deputy mayor of Mekele, the regional capital of Tigray Regional State.
A helicopter owned by MIDROC Ethiopia Technology Group’s subsidiary company Trans Nation Airways crashed around Bole Bulbula, Addis Ababa, in a near distance from Bole International Airport. The helicopter departed from Bole International Airport this morning.
The Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has embarked on the second phase of the accident investigation on the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing B737-8MAX jetliner that crashed on March 10 few minutes after takeoff.
The world’s largest aircraft manufacturer and Ethiopian Airlines long-term partner, Boeing, which has been facing backlash and a hit on its reputation and business throughout the world, has finally conceded and took responsibility for the most recent accident of B737 Max jet in Ethiopia that killed 157 people last month.
The preliminary report into the crash of Ethiopian Airlines operated Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight number ET 302 indicated that the pilots followed the proper procedures required by Boeing and the Federal Aviation Authority of the United States to control the doomed plane. The pilots, as well as, the plane had the proper certification, it was announced.