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Ethiopian Airlines: Flag-carrier airline of Ethiopia
Ethiopian Airlines, formerly Ethiopian Air Lines (EAL) and often referred to as simply Ethiopian, is Ethiopia's flag carrier and is wholly owned by the country's government. EAL was founded on 21 December 1945 and commenced operations on 8 April 1946, expanding to international flights in 1951. The firm became a share company in 1965 and changed its name from Ethiopian Air Lines to Ethiopian Airlines. The airline has been a member of the International Air Transport Association since 1959 and of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) since 1968. Ethiopian is a Star Alliance member, having joined in December 2011.

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Father whose family died in Ethiopian plane crash to brief Congress

Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian crash families criticize Boeing over donation plan

The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Ethiopian Airlines

Grieving father slams Boeing's 'wrongful conduct' in Congress [Video]Grieving father slams Boeing's 'wrongful conduct' in Congress

Toronto resident Paul Njoroge, who lost five members of his family in the 737 MAX Ethiopian Air crash in March, says Congress must act to hold Boeing accountable. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:36Published

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support [Video]Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support

Boeing says it will give $100 million to organizations to help families affected by the deadly crashes of the company's 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Edward Baran reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

 

Two French families who lost kin in Ethiopian Airlines crash sue Boeing for 'involuntary homicide', putting 'profit over safety'

Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday.
Firstpost - Published

French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 million over Ethiopian crash

A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages.
Reuters - Published

Two Indians, among 115 UN personnel, staff honoured for sacrifice in line of duty

An Indian police officer deployed to the UN mission in Congo and a consultant with the UN development programme killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash are among 115 UN peacekeepers and staff..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, lawyers and family members said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

How flawed software, high speed, other factors doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were caught in a bad situation. As soon as the pilots retracted the flaps and slats, according to flight data, a key sensor began to..
Reuters - Published

Bereaved families blame Boeing after Ethiopia crash report

Mourning families of Ethiopian Airlines passengers who died in last month's crash are asking awkward and angry questions of U.S. planemaker Boeing after closely following a preliminary report into the..
Reuters - Published

Gone in 6 minutes: Ethiopian Airlines pilots struggled with Boeing's anti-stall system from first minute after takeoff, says initial report

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.
Firstpost - Published

How excess speed, hasty commands and flawed software doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were caught in a bad situation.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian crash report highlights sensors, software, leaves questions

Faulty sensor readings and multiple automatic commands to push down the nose of a Boeing plane contributed to last month's fatal crash in Ethiopia, leaving the crew struggling to regain control,..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Main points of Ethiopian Airlines preliminary crash report

The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority has released a preliminary report into an Ethiopian Airlines crash on March 10 that killed 157 people and resulted in the worldwide grounding of more than 300..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian crash report shows pilots wrestling with controls

Pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines jet wrestled with controls to stay aloft but plunged to the ground after restoring current to a computer system that was ordering the nose down because of faulty sensor..
Reuters - Published

Family of American woman sues Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines over 737 Max crash

The family of an American woman killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the airline, Boeing Co and Rosemount Aerospace Inc, the manufacturer of a part..
Reuters - Published

Pilots of doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight struggled for control as plane's nose dipped: report

Pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines jet involved in a deadly crash cut out an electric trim system while the plane's nose was down and were unable to stabilise the aircraft manually, prompting them to..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review 737 MAX controls, backs pilots

Ethiopia urged Boeing to review its flight control technology and said pilots of state carrier Ethiopian Airlines had carried out proper procedures in the first public findings on the crash of a 737..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Pilots of doomed Boeing 737 MAX jet had followed guidelines but failed to recover, says report

The pilots trying to regain control of the Ethiopian jet at first followed those procedures to switch off the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) but failed to recover control, the..
Firstpost - Published

Ethiopian Airlines says plane repeatedly nose-dived before crash

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 repeatedly nose-dived before it crashed, a statement from the airline said, citing the preliminary report into the March 10 crash that was released on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian crew followed procedures: first official crash report

Ethiopian Airlines pilots followed proper guidance in the fatal crash of a Boeing MAX 8 airplane last month, Ethiopia’s minister of transport Dagmawit Moges said on Thursday as she delivered the..
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Ethiopian Airlines pilots initially used Boeing emergency procedures before crash: WSJ

The pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX jet that crashed last month had initially followed Boeing Co's emergency procedures but later deviated from them as they tried to regain control of the..
Reuters - Published

Explainer: The global safety rules behind Ethiopia jet crash probe

A keenly awaited preliminary report on a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, triggering the global grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX, is due within days.
Reuters - Published

No Ethiopia plane crash report on Monday, maybe this week: source

Ethiopia will not release a preliminary report into the causes of last month's Ethiopian Airlines crash on Monday, as previously expected, but may publish it this week, a source familiar with the..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia not planning plane crash announcement on Monday: source

Ethiopia's ministry of transport is not planning an announcement on Monday about the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 last month, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia set to release preliminary report into Boeing 737 MAX crash

Ethiopia will release a preliminary report on Monday into the cause of an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people last month and led to the worldwide grounding of U.S. planemaker Boeing's..
Reuters - Published

Anti-stall system active before Ethiopian 737 MAX crash: sources

An anti-stall system at the center of a probe into the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX jetliner in Indonesia five months ago was also at play when an identical aircraft crashed in Ethiopia earlier this..
Reuters - Published

Investigators believe anti-stall system activated in Ethiopian crash: WSJ

Investigators into a deadly Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have reached a preliminary conclusion that an anti-stall system was activated before the plane hit the ground, the Wall Street Journal..
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U.S. safety officials review Ethiopian black box data: sources

U.S. safety investigators have reviewed data from the flight recorders or black boxes that were aboard crashed Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, four people briefed on the investigation told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

Olive tree with soil from Ethiopia crash site unites mourners

Families and friends grieving the victims of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 gathered for a tearful ceremony in Addis Ababa on Tuesday to unveil a plaque and plant an olive tree with soil from the crash..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian crash report likely to be released this week

A preliminary report on an Ethiopian Airlines crash will very likely be released this week, the country's transport ministry said on Tuesday, as Boeing prepares to brief more airlines on software and..
Reuters - Published

Preliminary report on Ethiopian Airlines crash 'very likely' released this week: Transport Ministry

The preliminary report on the March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash will very likely be released this week, Ethiopia's transport ministry spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Boeing readies 737 MAX software fix as families wait for crash report

Boeing Co will provide airlines that have bought the 737 MAX with free software upgrades, the U.S. manufacturer said on Monday, as Ethiopian Airlines told Reuters it expected a preliminary crash report..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian Airlines CEO says preliminary crash report 'may be this week or next'

Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam said on Monday he expected the preliminary release of a report into the March 10 crash of its Boeing 737 800 MAX "maybe this week or next..
Reuters - Published

Boeing to brief on 737 MAX updates as Ethiopian backs planemaker

Boeing Co will brief more than 200 global airline pilots, technical experts and regulators this week on software and training updates for its 737 MAX aircraft, as Ethiopian Airlines expressed..
Reuters - Published

Qatar Airways delays April Boeing MAX delivery until cause of Ethiopian crash known: CEO

Qatar Airways has delayed the April delivery of a Boeing 737 MAX until the cause of the Ethiopian Airlines crash involving the same type of plane is known, its chief executive said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian Airlines commits to Boeing ties despite flight 302 crash questions

Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday it would keep close ties with U.S. planemaker Boeing even though questions remained about its 737 MAX 8 model, after a crash shortly after take off this month killed..
Reuters - Published

Boeing sets briefing on 737 MAX as Ethiopian carrier expresses confidence in planemaker

Boeing Co will brief more than 200 global airline pilots, technical leaders and regulators this week on software and training updates for its 737 MAX aircraft, as Ethiopian Airlines expressed..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian Airlines has no immediate plans to attend Boeing's U.S. meeting

Ethiopian Airlines won't attend a meeting in the United States called by planemaker Boeing to tell aviation leaders about a planned update to software that is a focus of investigation in two deadly..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian Airlines CEO promises to get to bottom of flight 302 crash

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said on Monday the airline would work with investigators in Ethiopia, the United States and elsewhere "to figure out what went wrong with flight 302".
Reuters - Published

Confusion, grief as hunt for remains from Ethiopia crash halted

Body parts and personal effects were still strewn across the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 15, a witness told Reuters, five days after the disaster and the day before recovery..
Reuters - Published

Suspicion and strife strain Ethiopian plane crash probe

At the headquarters of the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority, a paper sign balanced above room 107 and a threadbare square of carpet welcome a stream of foreign visitors to the Accident Investigation..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia says U.S., EU, French teams helping analyze crash black boxes

Ethiopian experts have begun analyzing the cockpit voice and flight data recorders, the so-called black boxes, of doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 alongside international investigators, Ethiopia's..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia crash captain did not train on airline's MAX simulator: source

The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not get a chance to practice on his airline's new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a pilot colleague..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Ethiopian crash captain untrained on 737 MAX simulator

The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight was unable to practice on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a pilot colleague said.
Reuters - Published

Boeing faces growing pressure in Washington over 737 MAX crashes

The world's biggest planemaker Boeing faced growing obstacles on Wednesday to returning its grounded 737 MAX fleet to the skies, while details emerged of an Indonesian crash with potential similarities..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia crash revelations raise pressure on Ethiopia investigation

The world's biggest planemaker Boeing faced growing obstacles on Wednesday to returning its grounded 737 MAX fleet to the skies, while details emerged of an Indonesian crash with potential similarities..
Reuters - Published

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