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260 million reasons to smile

The fastest growing airline in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines, has earned an operating profit of USD 260 million in the 2018-2019 fiscal year that ended in June 2019.

Boeing concedes after preliminary crash report

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.

Pilots of doomed ET plane qualified: report

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.

Preliminary ET302 investigation report due for next week

The Ministry of Transport on Thursday disclosed that the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is undertaking analysis on the contents of the black box data of ET302 in accordance with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) aircraft accident investigation procedures.  

The MAX saga

In the early morning of Sunday March10, 2019, Yared Getachew(Capt.), 28, who was in command of the ill-fated Ethiopian Boeing 737-8MAX jetliner phoned his mother who lives in Nairobi, Kenya to tell her that he was coming home. Sadly he could not make it.