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Ethiopian Airlines to Welcome Atlanta to its Network

Addis Ababa, 18 January 2023 - Ethiopian Airlines, the largest network operator in Africa is pleased to announce that it has finalized all preparations to commence a new service between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Atlanta, USA. Ethiopian will operate a four times weekly flight to Atlanta (ATL) starting from 16 May 2023. The four times weekly flight will be operated as per the below schedule. Flight Number Frequency Departure Airport […]

todayJanuary 23, 2023 7

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Precision Air plane crash update: Investigators say fire and rescue brigade ill-equipped

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB), has recommended the government to build adequate capability to its rescuing units for the implementation of search and rescue operations during occurrences. Citing the Airports Rescue and Fire Fighting Services and Marines Rescue Unit as an example, AAIB added that there should be a well-structured and effective coordinated aviation and marine search and rescue operation. The recommendations from the investigation unit which is under […]

todayNovember 24, 2022 16

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Tanzania Precision Air crash: ‘I tried to save pilots but was knocked unconscious’

A fisherman who was one of the first responders at the site of Sunday's plane crash which killed 19 people in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, has described how he tried to save the pilots stuck in the cockpit and how he nearly lost his life trying to rescue them. Majaliwa Jackson has been officially declared a hero, awarded 1 million Tanzanian shillings ($430; £370), and offered a job in the fire […]

todayNovember 24, 2022 17

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Sentra Airways, Not a Certified Airline Yet

Sentra Airways is a UK registered company based in Bradford and has the intention of flying between Manchester International Airport and Kotoka International Airport, Accra by the end of this year according to some reports. The company obtained its first aircraft, an A330-200 from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The 12-year old Airbus typically carries about 250 passengers but can be configured to carry about 400 passengers. Sentra Airways has its […]

todayNovember 3, 2022 211 1 2

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Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Africa’s First 787 Dreamliner Delivery

- The first African carrier to take delivery of the 787 in 2012 and the second country in the world to operate the plane, now operating a fleet of 27 Dreamliners - The Dreamliner has an unmatched fuel efficiency - Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines unveil new design concepts for the Ethiopian Museum of Art and Science Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing [NYSE: BA] today celebrated the 10th anniversary of the first […]

todayOctober 24, 2022 12

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Delta Air Lines B767-332 N195DN banned from flying to Ghana – Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

Delta Air Lines plane B767-332 with registration number N195DN has been banned by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority from flying to Ghana. This decision came about as a result of the Airlines' failure to investigate and work on the technical issues involving that particular plane.   About a month ago, July 25th, the aircraft N195DN enroute to Accra had to return to JFK mid flight when the crew of the […]

todayAugust 22, 2022 1433

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Ethiopian Airlines plane overshot runway as pilots allegedly fell asleep during flight

Two pilots are believed to have fallen asleep and missed their landing during a flight from Sudan to Ethiopia on Monday, according to a report by commercial aviation news site Aviation Herald. The incident took place on board an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 en route from Khartoum to Addis Ababa, the report said, "when the pilots fell asleep" and "the aircraft continued past the top of descent." Data obtained by […]

todayAugust 20, 2022 207 1

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Pilot was the first to run away from plane after hearing a loud explosion

A pilot of a passenger jet was allegedly the first to flee the aircraft, abandoning all the passengers on board after he heard a loud explosion before the flight took off, media reports said. The incident happened on a Vueling flight that was scheduled to take off from Barcelona, Spain, to Birmingham in the U.K. on July 21. "It was completely shocking. Suddenly there was this huge bang and the […]

todayJuly 25, 2022 94 2

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Almost 20,000 flights canceled or delayed in the US due staff shortages

The weekend's travel chaos did not let up on Monday as major airlines continued to cancel and delay many of their scheduled flights - even as airline executives continue to defend the industry. On Monday morning, more than 750 flights were delayed within, or coming into or exiting the United States, and over 270 were canceled, according to Flight Aware. New York City-area airports Newark International Airport and John F. Kennedy […]

todayJune 20, 2022 158

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