SAA faces regulator scrutiny over sale plan

2019-11-17 17:30

Airlines must be at least three-quarters locally-owned owned to operate a domestic service. That would prevent international operators from buying more than a 25% stake from the government, unless the rules are changed.

Ethiopian Airlines will weigh stake in debt-ridden SAA

2019-10-06 13:00

While the ruling African National Congress has said it would consider selling equity in the South African Airways, there's been no visible strategy for such a plan, said Tewolde Gebre Mariam, the chief executive officer of Ethiopian Airlines.

WATCH: Families of Canadian victims in Ethiopian Airlines crash sue Boeing

2019-04-30 13:38

The families of Canadians killed in the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month have launched a lawsuit against plane maker Boeing.

WATCH: 'Clear similarities' between Ethiopian and Lion Air crashes

2019-04-18 11:58

There are "clear similarities" between Indonesia's Lion Air and Ethiopian Air crashes, according to the Ethiopian government.

Gone in 6 minutes: an Ethiopian Airlines jet's final journey

2019-04-05 20:23

From nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off in their new Boeing jetliner, pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines flight encountered problems with the plane.

WATCH: Ethiopian crew followed procedures - first official crash report

2019-04-04 16:13

Ethiopian Airlines pilots have followed proper procedures when their Boeing MAX 8 airplane repeatedly nosedived before a March 10 crash that killed 157 people, Ethiopia’s minister of transport has said.

Boeing’s financial risk deepens with 737 Max output racing ahead

2019-04-04 06:02

Boeing will soon learn whether the financial fallout from the grounding of its best-selling jetliner will be a brief jolt - or a much more painful ordeal.

Ethiopian 737 pilots followed Boeing guidelines before crash - WSJ

2019-04-03 11:03

The pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane that crashed last month initially took the emergency steps outlined by the manufacturer but still could not regain control, The Wall Street Journal reported.

737-family is safe - Boeing vice president

2019-03-27 21:00

The Boeing 737 and 737-family is a safe, says the vice president of product development at Boeing.

Ethiopian Airlines crowned African Champion of the Year

2019-03-26 15:58

"We promise to keep up the good work for the good of the African continent," Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, said upon receiving the African Champion of the Year award at the Africa CEO Forum in Kigali, Rwanda, this week.


Ethiopian Airlines denies it tampered with flight records after crash

2019-10-09 13:19

Ethiopian Airlines denied whistleblower accusations that it tampered with the maintenance records of the Boeing 737 MAX jet which crashed in March, killing all 157 people on board.

Long before crash, Ethiopian Air pilot warned bosses of dangers

2019-05-29 09:43

An Ethiopian Airlines pilot has told senior managers at the carrier months before one of its Boeing 737 Max jets crashed that more training and better communication to crew members was needed to avert a repeat of a similar disaster involving a Lion Air flight.

Wait for it: Why Boeing 737 Max software fix is taking so long

2019-04-20 08:00

In the days after a Boeing's 737 Max 8 jet plunged into Indonesia’s Java Sea last October, company officials said they were moving quickly to update plane software suspected in the crash. Six months and a second Max 8 disaster later, Boeing has yet to submit its fix to regulators.

Ethiopia indicates Boeing investigation could go beyond a year

2019-04-06 18:00

Ethiopian authorities would be prepared to release a more detailed set of findings on the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet that killed 157 people if the investigation drags on beyond the year-long target for the probe.

Ethiopian carrier rethinks 737 Max purchase, citing 'stigma'

2019-04-05 20:21

Ethiopian Airlines is reconsidering its order for 25 additional 737 Max jetliners from Boeing, in part because of the “stigma’’ surrounding the aircraft involved in two fatal air disasters in five months - one of them an Ethiopian Airlines flight.

WATCH: Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet - minister

2019-04-04 12:09

The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month killing 157 people, repeatedly followed procedures recommended by Boeing, but were unable to regain control of the jet, the Ethiopian transport minister said.

Ethiopian Air pilots said to follow protocol on 737 Max flight

2019-04-03 15:22

Pilots on the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed last month followed protocol set by plane maker Boeing as they tried to save the 737 Max jet, claims a person familiar with the situation.

WATCH: Anti-stall system was on before Ethiopian jet crash, says report

2019-03-29 18:30

Investigators have determined that an anti-stall system automatically activated before an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet plunged into the ground, a newspaper reports.

Ethiopian official says plane crash report due this week

2019-03-26 22:02

An Ethiopian official said a preliminary report on a deadly plane crash that killed 157 on March 10 will be made public later this week.

Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate training

2019-03-25 22:42

Ethiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators", rejecting reports that they had not been properly prepared to handle the new aircraft.

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