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Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam speaks during a news conference amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April 7, 2020. REUTERS-Tiksa Negeri

Why African airlines could rebound faster – Ethiopian chief

African skies could experience increased activity earlier than other continents due to the planned evacuation of people seeking to return home from across the world. This is the view advanced by Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines.
Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam speaks during a news conference amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April 7, 2020. REUTERS-Tiksa Negeri

Ethiopian Airlines chief expects settlement with Boeing by end-June

Ethiopian Airlines expects a settlement with planemaker Boeing by end of June over the crash of an 737 MAX plane in March 2019, CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told Reuters on Friday.
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-300

African airlines face $40 million hit in 2020 from coronavirus

Coronavirus disruption could cost African airlines $40 million in revenue this year, a global industry body said on Wednesday, a potentially devastating hit to often struggling airlines counting on lucrative Chinese routes to fund expansion.
Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam holds a press briefing at the headquarters of Ethiopian Airlines in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday, March 10

A strong Nigerian carrier is in Africa’s best interest – Ethiopian Airlines chief

The Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, has made case for a strong air carrier for Nigeria, saying it would benefit Africa and help reduce dominance of foreign carriers (non-African airlines) on the continent.
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Ethiopian Airlines increases US air access to Africa

The US is one of the largest travel markets to Africa, with increased connectivity boding well for both the traveller and the continent.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Ethiopian Airlines releases preliminary report of March 10 crash

Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Group has released the preliminary report of the accident of its ET 302 Addis Ababa -Nairobi flight involving B737 Max on March 10, killing all 157 passengers and cabin crew on board.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Ethiopian crash jet crew ‘followed procedure’

Pilots "repeatedly" followed procedures recommended by Boeing before last month's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight, according to the first official report into the disaster.
(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Airlines crash report likely to be released this week as Boeing briefs airlines

A preliminary report on an Ethiopian Airlines crash will likely be released this week, the country’s Transport Ministry said on Tuesday, as Boeing prepares to brief more airlines on software and training updates on the 737 MAX.
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MAX 737: Boeing to provide software upgrade to airlines

Boeing Co will provide airlines that have bought the 737 MAX with free software upgrades, the U.S. manufacturer said, as Ethiopian Airlines told Reuters it expected a preliminary crash report this week or next.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Ethiopian Airlines: We believe in Boeing despite air crash

Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday that it would work with both local and foreign investigators to unravel the cause of the March 10 fatal crash of its Boeing 737-Max-800 aircraft.
Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Officer Tewolde

Ethiopian Airlines chief promises to find out why flight 302 crashed

Ethiopian Airlines will work with investigators in Ethiopia, the U.S. and elsewhere “to figure out what went wrong with flight 302’’, the airline’s CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, said on Monday.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Tewolde GebreMariam: Pilot of Ethiopian Airlines plane reported flight control problems

The pilot of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 had “flight control problems” shortly before the fatal crash, the company’s chief executive has told CNN.
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Boeing 737 MAX safety record questioned after two tragedies

For the second time in less than six months, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed minutes after take-off and killed everyone on board, raising fresh questions about the safety of a model that is crucial to the US giant's future plans.
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CAF match commissioner dies in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has lost one of its Match Commissioners as Hussein Swaleh, a Kenyan, was one of the victims of the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines that crashed on Sunday morning on its way from Addis Ababa to Nairobi.
A man carries a piece of debris on his head at the crash site of a Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines flight near Bishoftu, a town some 60 kilometres southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 10, 2019. A Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Boeing crashed minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa on March 10, killing all eight crew and 149 passengers on board, including tourists, business travellers, and “at least a dozen” UN staff.Michael TEWELDE / AFP

Two Nigerians, 155 others die in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Two Nigerians, Ambassador Abiodun Bashua, and Prof. Pius Adesanmi, were among the 157 persons who died in yesterday’s air crash involving Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing737MAX plane that had barely taken off from the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. Bashua was United Nations and African Union Deputy Joint Special Representative in Darfur, Sudan.
Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland

With 18 Canadians dead, minister cites ‘terrible’ Ethiopia crash

Canada’s foreign minister on Sunday deplored the “terrible news” that 18 Canadian nationals were among the 157 people killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner.
The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam, at the site of the plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday. Ethiopian Airlines, via Associated Press

Ethiopian Airlines chief reveals nationalities of plane crash victims

Seven British, seven French, eight Italian, 18 Canadian nationals are among the 157 victims of an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday.

President Kenyatta intervenes to save Kenya Airways

Authorities closed the week preparing for a final push to the proposed merger between Kenya Airways and the agency that manages the country’s airports — the Kenya Airports Authority.

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