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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 193 1

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Ethiopian Airlines to Commence Flights to Chennai, India

Addis Ababa, 30 May 2022: Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading airline, is set to start thrice weekly operations to Chennai, India as of 02 July 2022. Chennai will join the vast Ethiopian network as a fourth destination in India after New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Ethiopian started its service to India with a debut flight to New Delhi in 1966, just 20 years after the airline was founded. Ethiopian pioneered the […]

todayMay 31, 2022 12

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Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Flights to Bengaluru, India

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s best airline and the largest aviation group in Africa, has announced the resumption of thrice weekly passenger flights to Bengaluru, India as of 27 March 2022. The airline announced the recommencement of after it halted operations for two years due to the pandemic. Ethiopian operated its first flight services to Bengaluru in October 2019. The nonstop service between Bengaluru and Addis Ababa is being carried out using […]

todayApril 12, 2022 21

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Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing Sign MOU for B787 Landing Gear Exchange Program

Boeing has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ethiopian Airlines during the Dubai Air Show in Dubai. This MOU is geared towards helping the airline save cost on its maintenance operations with Boeing's 787 landing gear exchange program. “As the fastest growing airline in Africa, much of our success depends on our ability to seek out new ways to drive operational efficiency in our processes,” said Tewolde GebreMariam, Group […]

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