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Tag: Addis Ababa

Jet Aviation completes acquisition of Hawker Pacific

Jet Aviation announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of Civil MRO, Fleet and FBO Services, and Aircraft Sales across Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The transaction is valued at US$250 million. Rob Smith, president of Jet Aviation, said: “We are now in a position to further… Read More ›

Aeroflot to work with Kutafin Moscow State Law University on educational and public projects.

Aeroflot Deputy CEO for Legal and Property Matters Vladimir Alexandrov and Viktor Blazheev, Chancellor of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, (MSAL), today signed a formal cooperation agreement at the Moscow Legal Forum. The ceremony was held in the hall of the academic council of the Moscow State Medical Academy. Under the agreement, Aeroflot and… Read More ›

Togo plans ministerial meeting on Single African Air Transport Market

President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé of Togo is planning to convene a ministerial meeting in Lomé, in May 2018, bringing together all key stakeholders to take forward the commitments made by African Union (AU) Member States regarding the Single African Air Transport Market. Togolese Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Ninsao Gnofam revealed this when he called… Read More ›

Action plan approved for next Ariane 5 launches

After the release of the conclusions of the Ariane VA241 Independent Enquiry Commission on 22 February, the findings and recommendations were formally presented to a Steering Board on 28 February. The board included Daniel Neuenschwander, ESA Director of Space Transportation; Stéphane Israël, Arianespace CEO; and Alain Charmeau, ArianeGroup CEO. As stated in the Arianespace press… Read More ›

Ethiopian Airlines to Host ICAO Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, proudly announces that it will host the ICAO Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium with the theme: “Together, Enhancing Training to Build Capacity” at the seat of the African Union, Addis Ababa from April 11 through 13, 2017. Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said: “It is… Read More ›

Hajime Yoshimura of Japan appointed new president of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has unanimously appointed Commissioner Hajime Yoshimura to a one-year term as President of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC), the UN civil aviation Organization’s main technical body. Mr. Yoshimura was nominated for the appointment by Japan and his mandate begins on 1 January 2017. He has… Read More ›

Ethiopian to Increase Flight Frequency to Seychelles

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is delighted to announce that it will add a 5th weekly flight to Seychelles as of 16th December 2016. Flight Number Frequency Dept Arp Dept Time Arvl Arp Arrv Time Subfleet ET  0879 ADD 10:45 SEZ 15:36 ET  738 ET  0878 SEZ 17:15… Read More ›


Chinese airline becomes Connecting Partner of the world’s largest airline Alliance more choice for customers connecting via Shanghai At a ceremony held in Shanghai today, Star Alliance and Juneyao Airlines formally sealed a strategic partnership which will see the Shanghai based airline become a “Connecting Partner” of Star Alliance in 2017. Under the Alliance’s innovative partnership concept,… Read More ›

Ethiopian, Guangdong Airport Sign MoU to Increase Flight Frequency and Launch New Route

Ethiopian Airlines  signed Cooperative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Guangdong Airport Authorities in areas of increasing passenger flight frequency, launching new routes and joint promotion of Ethiopia cargo for additional frequency in Guangzhou . Following the completion of the G20 Summit held in Hangzhou, the 2nd Investing in Africa Forum took place in Guangzhou from… Read More ›

Ethiopian to Offer Four Daily Services to Nairobi.

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce that it will offer four daily services to Nairobi with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior, starting from 1 June 2014. Flight No. Aircraft Days From To Departs Arrives ET 0833 B737-800 Daily Addis Ababa Nairobi 08:15 10:20 ET… Read More ›

Boeing Delivers Ethiopian Airlines First 777-300ER.

Boeing Delivers Ethiopian Airlines‘ First 777-300ER 777-300ER to provide Ethiopian flag-carrier with additional capacity on key routes SEATTLE, Nov. 7, 2013 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) jet to GE Capital Aviation Services for lease to Ethiopian Airlines. The 777-300ER is now the largest airplane in the Ethiopian flag-carrier’s fleet and… Read More ›

Ethiopian Deploys Dreamliner on Daily Addis Frankfurt Route.

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has started daily service on its Addis-Frankfurt route v.v. using its brand new and ultra modern B787- Dreamliner as of October 27, 2012. Frankfurt, the financial center of Europe, is a major Star Alliance hub and an important part of Ethiopian extensive worldwide network. Ethiopian currently has… Read More ›

Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines Announce Order for Additional 777-200LR.

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an order for one additional 777-200LR (Longer Range) Worldliner, adding to the airline’s fleet of five 777-200LRs. The order is valued at approximately $276 million at list price. “The 777-200LR has been a fantastic airplane for Ethiopian Airlines,” said Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines. “The performance and… Read More ›

Boeing Announces 787 Dream Tour.

Boeing (NYSE: BA) soon will begin a six-month Dream Tour with its all-new 787 Dreamliner. Customers and partners around the world will experience the revolutionary technology and passenger innovation offered on the first new airplane of the 21st century. “The 787 Dreamliner is a game-changing airplane and we’re delighted to be able to bring this… Read More ›

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