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.
The captain of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines plane, Boeing 737-8 Max, Yared Getachew (Cap.), had radioed the air traffic controllers at Bole International Airport and informed that he faced a problem.
Ethiopian Airlines on Thursday disclosed that it was on the right track to achieve all the development targets set in the Vision 2025, a 15-year growth roadmap launched in 2011 in spite of the turbulent time the global airline industry is navigating through.
The management and employees of Ethiopian Airlines are in a negotiation to settle a number of complaints with its dwindling crew members over pay and benefits. Among these complaints are being overworked and forced to purchase a technologically advanced device to help the airline go paper-less and become fully digitalized.
Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) of the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) who are on strike beginning Monday, August 27, 2018 due to “lack of proper recognition and benefits to their profession” stated that they will not return to their jobs unless their demands are not met by the authority, The Reporter has learnt.
All flights in and out of Addis Ababa, Bole International Airport, were halted for about two hours on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 due to disagreements between air traffic controllers and the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority.