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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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Press Release: Mesfin Tasew Bekele as New CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group

The Board of Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Mesfin Tasew Bekele, as Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group, effective March 23, 2022. Mr Mesfin has been a successor to the former CEO of the Airline group, Tewolde GebreMariam whose early retirement request due to health issues has been approved by the board. Breaking: Tewolde resigns as CEO of Ethiopia Airlines Group - GH-Aviation […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 31

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Mesfin Tasew takes over as new CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group

Mesfin Tasew, the current CEO of Asky Airlines has been named by Ethiopian Airlines as the new CEO today the 24th of March, 2022. Mr Tasew will take over from Tewolde GebreMariam who retired early from his position due to medical reasons. Mesfin Tasew takes over with about 37 years working experience with the airline. He joined the airline as an engineer right after his university education and has risen […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 420 2

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Former CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group to act till a replacement is appointed

Mr. Girma Wake, former CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, who was appointed recently as a new Chairman of the Board of Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group by the Ethiopian Public Enterprises Holding & Administration Agency will be acting as the new CEO of the airline till a replacement is appointed. Mr. Girma Wake is a highly experienced, successful and well-regarded business leader and a well-known figure in the aviation industry who […]

todayMarch 23, 2022 198 1

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Breaking: Tewolde resigns as CEO of Ethiopia Airlines Group

Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group, has officially resigned from his post citing medical reasons, according to Origins Media. He has been in the United States for more than 6 months to get a medical treatment. Tewolde has served as the CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group since January 2011. Mr. GebreMariam has served Ethiopian Airlines for the last 37 years. Source: Origin Media

todayMarch 23, 2022 3333 1

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Ethiopian launches car hire and transfer service in partnership with CarTrawler

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, has partnered with CarTrawler, the leading provider of online car rental distribution systems, launching car hire and transfer services for its passengers globally. The partnership enables Ethiopian to offer seamless transport service to passengers throughout their journeys. Commenting on the launch of the car-hire and transfer services, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “We are very glad to partner with […]

todayDecember 10, 2021 70

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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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